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East European and Eurasian Studies Minor

Effective Fall 2020

Advising

Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with Professor Michael Makin, the department's designated advisor.

Appointments are scheduled online at www.lsa.umich.edu/slavic/undergraduate/advising

Prerequisites

To complete one of four available classes: Slavic 225, Russian 231, REEES 395 or REEES 397. No knowledge of the languages of Eastern Europe or Eurasia is required. 

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

At least fifteen credits elected in the following courses on East European and Eurasian topics, of which only one course may be below the 300-level.  Students must take at least two courses focused on the humanities in the below mentioned list of courses. 

Courses focused on East European and Eurasian humanities topics

  • SLAVIC 225, 240, 245, 261, 270, 281, 312, 313, 315, 316, 470, 471, 481, 488, 490;
  • RUSSIAN 231, 322, 333, 346, 347, 348, 356, 358, 361, 444, 450, 453, 454, 460, 462, 463, 464, 466, 467, 468, 469, 473, 474, 475;
  • RUSSIAN 375/575/HISTORY 333
  • POLISH 214, 215, 314, 324, 325, 326, 357;
  • CZECH 315, 484;
  • BCS 436;
  • HISTORY 330/POLISH 330;
  • HISTORY 331/POLISH 331;
  • HISTORY 432, 433, 434.

Courses focused on East European and Eurasian social sciences topics

  • ANTHRCUL 309, 507;
  • POLSCI 338, 342, 345, 358, 407;
  • POLSCI 350/JUDAIC 451;
  • POLSCI 397/HISTORY 341;
  • ECON 444;
  • SOC 457;
  • REEES 395/HISTORY 332/SLAVIC 395/SOC 392/POLSCI 395;
  • REEES 397/ANTHRCUL 317/HISTORY228/POLSCI 334/SLAVIC 397/SOC 317.

East European Studies (Minor) (Fall 2019 - Summer 2020)

Effective Fall 2019

Exclusions:

Not open to those electing a major or another minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

 

Advising

Undergraduate advisors in Slavic Languages and Literatures are available to meet with undeclared students who would like to learn more about the program, and also with current majors and minors who would like to discuss course selection, degree requirements, major/minor releases, and other matters of concern. Appointments can be made through our online appointment calendar. Students may also contact slavic@umich.edu for any inquiries.The Slavic Department is currently located at 3040 Modern Languages Building, 812 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI.

Prerequisites

None.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

At least 15 credits of courses on East European topics, selected in consultation with and approved by the Slavic undergraduate academic advisor. A minimum of 3 courses that will be counted toward the minor must be upper-level (300- or 400-level).

  1. REEES 396 or REEES 397
  2. Disciplinary distribution: At least one 3-credit course in each sub-area (arts/culture, history, and social science).

Constraints

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Czech, Polish, or Ukrainian language courses may not count toward the minor.

East European Studies (Minor) (Fall 2011 - Summer 2019)

Effective Fall 2011

Exclusions:

Not open to those electing a major or another minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

Those electing a major in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures may pursue a Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies minor, but may not count any Slavic department courses toward satisfying the requirements for the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies minor. Students may concurrently pursue a minor in both Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and Slavic Languages and Literatures, with the following restrictions:

  1. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies minors may not count any courses for which Slavic is the home unit;
  2. Slavic Department minors may not count REEES 397 nor any courses for which REEES is the home unit, which includes SLAVIC 395 and 396.

Advising

Undergraduate advisors at the International Institute are available to meet with undeclared students who would like to learn more about the program, and also with current majors and minors who would like to discuss course selection, degree requirements, major/minor releases, and other matters of concern. Appointments can be made through our online appointment calendar by clicking on: meet with an advisor. Information on all of our undergraduate programs and Walk-In Advising hours can also be found on our website: here. The International Institute’s Undergraduate Advising Office is currently located at 1080 South University Avenue, Suite 2660.

Prerequisites

None.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

At least 15 credits of courses on East European topics, selected in consultation with and approved by the CREES undergraduate academic advisor. A minimum of 3 courses that will be counted toward the minor must be upper-level (300- or 400-level).

  1. REEES 396 or REEES 397
  2. Disciplinary distribution: At least one 3-credit course in each sub-area (arts/culture, history, and social science).

Constraints

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Czech, Polish, or Ukrainian language courses may not count toward the minor.