Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Oct 03, 2022  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

Russian Major

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Students majoring in Russian may count two world literature courses in Russian literature, culture, or cinema toward the fulfillment of this requirement. Students returning from an abroad experience must take RUS 395  and RUS 396  at Goucher. Students are encouraged to take courses in history, philosophy, art history, anthropology, communication, theatre, and Judaic studies to further their study of Russian and its people, as well as take advantage of the world literature courses offered by this department. Independent projects and tutorials are also available for students majoring in Russian.

Students planning to enter graduate school should confer with their advisers about language requirements for graduate study.

Honors in the Russian Major

To achieve honors in Russian a student must have consistently earned a minimum GPA of 3.5 in Russian courses. The student must also write a thesis. Ordinarily the topic must be selected during the student’s junior year. Part of the research or writing must be in Russian.

Writing Proficiency in the Major

Majors in French or Russian who successfully complete any 300-level course in their major will have fulfilled the writing proficiency in the major requirement.

Concentration in Secondary Education with Certification in French or Russian

Students seeking certification as teachers of one or more languages at the secondary level should make their intention clear to the chair of the department as early as possible and no later than the time they declare their major. Certification requirements are listed under the Education Department .

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