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    Sep 26, 2023  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Major, BA – Honors Russian Studies Concentration

The honors concentration consists of at least 33 hours of Russian courses numbered above RUSS 202 *. Students must have at least 12 hours of honors courses, 6 of which must be in honors-by-contract courses in Russian courses numbered above 300. Application may be made after completion of RUSS 311  and RUSS 312  or the equivalent. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA in Russian classes of not less than 3.5 and an overall GPA of not less than 3.25 to receive honors on the transcript. A final honors project (RUSS 493 ), directed by a Russian Studies faculty member and approved by the Russian Studies faculty, must be completed with a grade of B+ or higher during the last 30 hours of coursework. This project will encompass both a written essay or portfolio and an oral presentation to the Russian Studies faculty.