Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States
Select three credits in Pathway 7 (may be double counted with another core concept)
Course requires pre-requisite.
May be repeated for credit with different content.
Could include RUS 4204 Topics in Russian Culture and Civilization if repeated.
May also count toward Pathways.
In-major courses: All of the above are considered in-major courses
Students must earn 36 credit hours for the Russian major regardless of initial course placement.
Students must have a 2.0 in-major GPA in Russian and earn a C or better in each course (except those offered P/F only) for it to count towards the major.
As a major in Russian, you will have completed the Foreign Language (FL) requirement at Virginia Tech
Additional Information on Requirements
Courses for the major or Pathways cannot be taken Pass/Fail, except for RUS 3124 Russian for Oral Proficiency. Courses taken in the major may count toward meeting the Pathways requirements.
Some courses required for this major have pre-/co-requisite and/or enrollment requirements. Please refer to Undergraduate Course Catalog or consult your advisor for information about pre-/co-requisite and enrollment requirements.
By the time a student majoring in Russian has completed 72 semester credits (including transfer, advanced placement, advance standing, credit by examination, and course withdrawal), the student must have completed satisfactorily the following courses in Russian: RUS 3105 Grammar, Composition and Conversation, RUS 3106 Grammar, Composition and Conversation, and RUS 3304 Survey of Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in Translation. Satisfactory completion means a C or better.
Students may transfer no more than 18 of the last 45 credits of coursework. Study Abroad credits fall under this rule if they are not VT-sponsored study abroad programs. At least 25% of the 120 hours required for the degree and 25% of the credit hours required for the major must be completed at VT. A form titled "Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere" must be filled out and signed by the student, the student's Russian advisor, and the Director of the Office of Education Abroad before the student departs on the study abroad program.