The minor in Russian and East European Studies provides students with an opportunity to undertake a multidisciplinary study of the culture, economics, history, and politics of Russia and East Europe.
Appropriate credit in various fields of Russian and East European Studies also may be obtained by study abroad in programs approved by the Office of Global Programs and Studies and the coordinator. Students are strongly encouraged to study abroad as part of fulfilling the minor. Interested students are encouraged, preferably in their sophomore year, to consult with the coordinator or an affiliated faculty member to discuss their interests and structure a coherent course of study.
Russian and East European Studies (REE)
REE 200. Introduction to Russian and East European Studies. (3 h)
An interdisclipinary survey of Russia and the Soviet Union, including an examination of society, polity, economy and culture over time. Also listed as HST 232. Students taking REE 200/HST 232 cannot receive credit for HST 230 or 231. (CD).