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B.A. degree, REE major 2008-2010 Catalog

Liberal Arts Area Requirements

To earn a degree in the College of Liberal Arts a student must take general education courses (language arts, behavioral and social sciences, natural sciences, and general culture) as outlined on the College of Liberal Arts degree requirements web page.

CREEES Major Requirements

Eighteen semester hours of upper-division coursework, chosen from a list of courses approved by the Advisory Committee of the Program for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.  In addition, students must complete the introductory course, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 301 and three years of language study in a Slavic, Central Asian, or east European language, normally Russian, Czech, Polish, or Serbian/Croatian. Credit used to fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement.

This program requires an introductory interdisciplinary core course and 24 semester hours of course work (of which 18 hours must be upper division) selected from a list of approved area study courses. These must include:

An Introduction to the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (REE 301)

At least one course from each of the following groups:

a) Language, Literature, Culture (REE 325)
b) History, Economics, Government  (REE 335)
c) Sociology, Geography, Anthropology (REE 345)

In addition, students choosing to major in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies must complete the equivalent of at least two years of Russian, East European or Eurasian language (taught through the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies), although three years are strongly recommended.  

Students currently enrolled as of January, 2012 will continue original coursework path. 

Minor for Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies majors:

Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required hours must be taken in residence. If the minor is in a foreign language other than that used to fulfill the foreign language requirement, the twelve hours may be lower-division but must include at least six hours beyond course 507 or the equivalent.

Students currently enrolled as of January, 2012 will continue original coursework path. 

Degree Plans:

Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies Majors:

Requirements vary depending on your catalog. For specific requirements required by your catalog, please see your degree plan:
2012-20142010-20122008-20102006-2008

Russian Language and Culture* Majors:

Requirements vary depending on your catalog. For specific requirements required by your catalog, please see your degree plan:
2010-20122008-20102006-2008 

* Note: The B.A. in Russian Language and Culture is no longer offered at UT.

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