This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2020–21.
The Russian and Eurasian studies major consists of ten courses.
If a student double majors, only one shared course can count for Russian and Eurasian studies.
The ten courses must include:
A minimum of four semesters of Russian language:
- REST 121 - Elementary Russian I
- REST 122 - Elementary Russian II
- REST 201 - Intermediate Russian I
- REST 202 - Intermediate Russian II
Students are encouraged to pursue upper-level language study and to strive for interdisciplinary breadth, as well as to place Russia in a broader comparative context.
Four additional courses, at least two of which must be at the 300 level or above.
- ARTS 360 - Borderlands (AH)
- CORE 168C - The Arctic (subject to director's approval)
- CORE 184C - The Danube
- HIST 263 - Cities of the Silk Road (TR)
- REST 250 - Cyborgs, Unite! Sci-Fi for Post-Humans
- REST 253 - Lust, Murder, Redemption
- REST 303 - Russian in Context
- REST 258 - Reading the Russian Revolution
- REST 306 - Advanced Russian
- REST 323/GEOG 323 - Arctic Transformations
- REST 344/HIST 344 - Imperial Russia and the Soviet Revolution (EU)
- REST 354 - On Tyranny
Honors and High Honors
Students interested in pursuing honors can find the additional requirements on the Russian and Eurasian Studies program page.
Russian and Eurasian Studies Program
For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the Russian and Eurasian Studies program catalogue page.