RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES CONCENTRATION
- IS 240: Introduction to International Studies
- One course on international systems, structures and processes
- One course on the nature and analysis of culture
- IS 488: Senior Seminar
- Language Proficiency: One course beyond the general education language requirements (Russian 202 or German 202). Students may also fulfill this requirement by passing a proficiency exam in another language of the re- gion. Students who also wish to pursue a major or minor in German Stud- ies or Russian Studies may substitute this course requirement with a course from Section A (Humanities and Fine Arts).
- As with all other International Studies majors, students in the Russian and Eastern European Studies concentration are required to study abroad.
Six additional courses in the REES concentration as outlined below:
1. Language Proficiency (see above)
2. One course from the following list A:
A ) REES - Comparative Europe*
History 122: Modern Global History (CH, G)
History 322: Love and Death in Freud’s Vienna (CH)
International Studies 270: Tale of Three Cities: Bratislava, Prague and Vienna
Literature and Culture 116: Postwar German Cinema (AR, G)
Literature and Culture 242: Strangers in their Own Home: Yiddish Culture in Eastern Europe (IT, G)
Literature and Culture 272: From Utopia to Science Fiction: Imaging the Future in Russia and Germany (IT)
Literature and Culture 273: Global Film Noir (AR)
Literature and Culture 274: Superwomen of Central European Fiction and Film (CHC, G, W)
Political Science 103: Comparing Nations (CSI)
Political Science 322: Politics of the European Union
3. Four additional courses to be selected from lists B and C with at least one from each:
B) REES - Humanities and Fine Arts*
Humanities 270: Special Topics: Russia from Empire to Post Socialist State
Literature and Culture 245: Russian Culture and Society Through Film (CHC, G)
Literature and Culture 250 Special Topics: Dangerous Texts: Russian Literature and Politics (LT, G)
Literature and Culture 347: The Moral Impulse in Russian Culture: Reading Leo Tolstoy (AV)
Literature and Culture 350: Terible Perfection: Russian Women in Literature and Film (LT, G)
Music 250: Special Topics: Dangerous Music: Russian Music and Politics
Russian 499: Independent Study in Russian Literature
C) REES - Social Sciences and Business:*
History 221: The Holocaust (CHC)
History 326: Modern Russia/Soviet Union
Political Science 218: Advanced Democracies (G)
*Courses taken abroad or travel courses to Russia or Eastern Europe may be substituted for courses under A, B or C depending upon the content. Such courses are subject to the approval of the Russian and East European Stud- ies Coordinator and the Director of the International Studies Program.
Minor Sequence in Russian and East European Studies: There are six courses required for the REES minor. At least two courses must be at the 300-400 level.
1. Core Course: International Studies 240: Introduction to International Studies (G)
2. Language proficiency: Russian 202 or German 202. Students may also fulfill this requirement by passing a proficiency exam in another lan- guage of the region.
3. One course from A (see list under Russian and East European Studies concentration)
4. Three additional courses to be selected from Sections B and C with at least one from each (see lists under Russian and East European concentration).