Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Russian Studies Minor

Co-Coordinator: Stephany G. Plecker
Phone: (540) 568-3578
Email: pleckesg@jmu.edu
Website: http://www.jmu.edu/russianstudies

Colleen Moore, Co-Coordinator
Phone: (540) 568-5938
Email: moor23cm@jmu.edu

This minor offers students a broad, cross disciplinary perspective on Russian culture, history, political institutions, economy and geography. It deepens the students’ understanding and knowledge of the Russian and non-Russian peoples of the former Soviet Union, and prepares them for careers in teaching, government and international business.

The Russian Studies minor requires 18 credits with a minimum of six credits of Russian language. Students must take courses in at least three different disciplines.

Students may include one course from the following:

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Special topics courses can be applied to the minor with approval of the program coordinator. Students may also earn credit by studying in a program in Russia or any of the former Soviet states.