About the Russian Major

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Most students arrive at the College having not — yet! — begun their study of Russian. That problem has an easy solution: our introductory course, Russian 101, is offered every fall. 

What if you did not begin the study of Russian in your first year? 

Fear not: almost a third of our students fall into that category. Thanks to intensive summer programs, in Russia and stateside, you can catch up quickly. Our program is nimble, and our faculty members (including our colleague in the Department of History, Professor Sergey Glebov) are able to pay attention to the individual background of each student so that our courses welcome anyone interested in this area of the world. For students considering a second major, we can devise an individualized program of study that reflects each student’s broader intellectual interests.