Special Degree Requirement
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Refer to graduation requirements listed previously in the catalog.
Total credits required for a major in a modern or classical language vary with the student's high school preparation or language credit transferred from another college or university. Requirements for academic majors are set forth below under the various languages. Requirements for teaching majors and minors also are listed under the School of Education. Three semesters or equivalent of a second language are required for all students majoring in French, German, or Russian except: double majors, teaching majors, and students completing the linguistics option. English 101 must be completed by both academic and teaching majors or minors.
Courses submitted in fulfillment of major or minor requirements must be taken for a traditional letter grade.
Students are required to maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in all upper-division courses within their major language presented in fulfillment of requirements for the language major.
All majors must register in the department and be assigned a departmental major advisor. A student is not considered a major in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures until he or she has registered with the department.
1. Russian 101 to 202 or equivalent.
2. RUSS/MCLG 105HY: Intro to Russian Culture
3.. At least 27 credits of upper division work in Russian, 15 of which must be in the target language and must include 301 and 302. The remainder must include one semester of Russian history and two of the following: 308, 312L and 313L.
4. Students are required to maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in all upper-division courses presented in fulfillment of requirements for the Russian major.
5. The Upper-division Writing Expectation must be met by successfully completing RUSS 494: Seminar in Russian Studies.