The Department of Russian & Slavic Studies offers a variety of rigorous courses in culture, literature, linguistics, conversation, and grammar

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Here you will find information about majoring or minoring in Russian, study abroad opportunities to Russia, faculty profiles, course descriptions, extra-curricular activities, and contact information. 

Choose Russian and Slavic Studies for the...

  • award winning teachers and advisors.
  • proficiency-based language program in Russian.
  • well-established Study Abroad programs to Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg).
  • excellence, we have the only graduate program in Russian in the regional Rocky Mountain corridor (Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana) and Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.
  • diverse program in Russian literature, culture, linguistics, and language.
  • world-renowned scholars in Russian and Slavic language, literatures, cultures, and linguistics.

Degrees and programs available

  • Bachelor of Arts in Russian with three tracks: Language, Literature, and Culture, Culture-Intensive, Heritage
    • 3 tracks toward a BA in Russian: Language, Literature, Culture track, Culture Intensive track, or Heritage track.
  • Russian Minor
  • Master of Arts in Russian with two tracks: Language, Literature, and Linguistics (LLL) or Russian and East European Studies (REES)
    • 2 tracks toward an MA in Russian: the Language, Literature, Linguistics track or the Russian and East European Studies track


News & Events

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Global Studies program, in conjunction with Russian and Slavic Studies, East Asian Studies, and the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, is hosting a screening of L
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Undergraduate Advisor in Russian, Prof. Suzanne Thompson Eanes has been named the COH Distinguished Advisor/Mentor for 2015.
Friday, October 9, 2015 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Love, sex, blood, guts, a disastrous horse race, and a hip mazurka – Anna Karenina is a book that has it all. See how directors from around the world have translated Anna