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Czech Language, Literature, and Culture Minor

Effective Fall 2012


Academic minors in Slavic Languages and Literatures are not open to those electing a concentration or any other academic minor in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, nor to those electing a concentration in the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REES). Students may concurrently pursue an academic minor in both REES and Slavic with the following restrictions:

  1. REES minors may not count any courses for which Slavic is the home unit
  2. Slavic minors may not count REES 397 or any courses for which REES is the home unit, which includes SLAVIC 395 and 396.


Students wishing to pursue a minor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the department's designated advisor, Jindrich Toman. Appointments are scheduled online at


CZECH 241 or equivalent.


Minimum Credits: 16

16 credits of courses, including CZECH 242 (4 credits) and 12 credits in courses selected from the following two categories, with at least 6 credits from category B.

Category A: Courses on Central European Slavic Culture (no more than 6 credits from Category A may count in the minor):

  • SLAVIC 225: Arts and Cultures of Central Europe
  • SLAVIC / RCHUMS 312: Central European Cinema
  • SLAVIC 423: Central European Literature in the Twentieth Century

Students may count up to 3 credits of Third-Year Czech (CZECH 341 and 342) toward the minor.

Category B: Courses on Czech culture, literature, and cinema (at least 6 credits are required from Category B):

  • CZECH / FTVM 315: Czech Cinema
  • CZECH 480: Supervised Czech Reading
  • CZECH 483: Czech Literature from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
  • CZECH 484: Modern Czech Literature
  • SLAVIC 470: Topics in Cultural Studies of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe (appropriate sections)
  • SLAVIC 490: Issues of the Cultures of Eastern Europe (appropriate sections)