(a) Completion of the four years of Russian or the equivalent (see Russian Language and Literature major requirements above)
(b) Two courses in Russian or Soviet Literature (in translation or in Russian)
(c) Two courses in Russian history
(d) One course in Soviet/post-Soviet politics
(e) One course on Russia or the Soviet Union in any discipline (history, art history, geography, sociology, economics, literature, political science, etc.)
(f) Two semesters of a senior research seminar or the equivalent in independent study with research to be conducted predominantly in Russian language sources.
NOTE: In consultation with her advisor, a student may elect to take one or more courses devoted to a region other than Russia that is located on the territory of the former Soviet Union.