Russian and Eurasian Studies offers a major and a minor. Interested students should start Russian language (REST 121) as soon as possible. The major includes five semesters of language, with the possibility of a semester abroad
. Courses at the 200-level emphasize critical analysis, research, and writing skills. Courses at the 200-, and even more at the 300-level, focus on the culture, history, politics, and geography of the region. A senior seminar consolidates learning and provides a venue for original research. We are privileged to draw on faculty
with appointments in Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Jewish Studies, as well as Russian language and literature.
Success after Colgate
Colgate alumni who majored in Russian and Eurasian studies are pursuing careers in a variety of fields. Check out just a few of the possibilities out there for our majors. READ MORE