BA in Russian Language & Literature

Students entering with advanced standing in Russian must complete a minimum of six principal courses in Russian at Boston University. Courses may be credited toward the major only if a grade of C or higher is earned.

Required Courses

Two of the following

  • CAS LX 250
  • CAS XL 222*
  • CAS XL 223
  • CAS XL 224
  • CAS XL 225

*CAS CC 101 and 102 together may be substituted for CAS XL 222.

Four advanced language courses

  • CAS LR 303
  • CAS LR 304
  • CAS LR 403
  • CAS LR 404

Both of the following:

  • CAS LR 250
  • CAS LR 282

Three literature courses

  • CAS LR 350
  • CAS LR 351
  • One additional course numbered LR 450 or higher

Two electives

  • One from: CAS LR 280, 281, 283, or 289
  • One LR course numbered 300 or above or a related course from another department chosen with the written approval of the advisor