The Russian Faculty
offers a variety of courses focusing on the Russian language and
culture. The World Languages and Cultures Department offers courses
ranging from Elementary Russian to Topics courses as well as several
major and minor programs. Our major programs include: Russian Studies,
which focuses on language and culture integrating topics from around the
Russian-speaking world; Russian/Area Studies, which is an
interdisciplinary program integrating Russian studies courses as well as
area studies courses from other AU Departments; Foreign Language and
Communication, which is also an interdisciplinary program incorporating
courses in both WLC and the School of Communication; and Business,
Language and Culture studies which is an interdisciplinary program
incorporating courses in both WLC and Kogod School of Business. Minor
Programs include both Russian Language and Russian/Area Studies.
Additionally, the Department offers Certificates in Russian Translation
which can be incorporated in our majors, or be taken separately.