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Dr. Mary Louise Loe, Minor Adviser
Phone: (540) 568-6168
This minor offers students a broad, interdisciplinary perspective on Russian culture, history, political institutions, economy and geography. This program deepens the students’ understanding and knowledge of the Russian and non-Russian peoples of the former Soviet Union, and prepares them for careers in teaching, government and international business. The minimum requirement for a minor in Russian Studies is 18 hours. Students should take courses in at least three different disciplines from the following list:
ECON 301. Economies in Transition
ECON 490. Special Studies in Economics
With the approval of the adviser to the program, six to eight hours of Russian language may be included in the minor. For further information concerning the program, contact Dr. Mary Louise Loe, Department of History, Jackson Hall, 224.