Russian Studies

Beyond the Classroom

Join the Russian Conversation Table or Russian Tea Time to immerse yourself in the language and culture.

Taking Russian courses will fulfill your language requirement (SGR #4) and make you more competitive for national scholarships and federal internships.

Russian is not only an important first language in the largest country in Europe, it is also an important second language throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The language of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, is now widely spoken along the great historical Silk Road trade route. Russian is an important language in politics and business.

Introductory Russian will be useful for those who want to travel, are in the performing arts and for those who want a strong foundation for their future independent study of a foreign language.

Russian is considered a critical language by the US Department of State. It is an important language for American foreign and security policymakers as well as NGOs and thinktanks. Learning Russian will help to make you more competitive for federal foreign policy and national security internships and government-sponsored language scholarships for study abroad.


Two years (fourteen credit hours) of the Russian language.


Course Course Title Days/Time
RUSS 101 Introductory Russian I M, T, W, Th
noon-12:50 p.m.
RUSS 201 Intermediate Russian I T, Th
5-6:15 p.m.


Course Course Title Days/Time
RUSS 102 Introductory Russian II M, T, W, Th
Noon-12:50 p.m.
RUSS 202 Intermediate Russian II T, Th
5-6:15 p.m.

Contact Us

Name Department & Office Contact
Ilmira Dulyanova
  • Director of Online Graduate Programs/Coordinator of Graduate Studies/Adjunct Instructor
Dakota Hall 109