Students of Russian at UVM pursue courses in Russian language, literature, and culture over four years of campus study. UVM's German and Russian Department boasts an outstanding teaching reputation and a dedication to scholarship, as measured by numerous publications and teaching awards.
Areas of faculty expertise include Russian phonology and lexicology; Russian news media; 19th and 20th century Russian literature; specialized courses on Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Gogol, Pasternak, Bulgakov, Nabokov, and Solzhenitsyn, as well as more general 19th- and 20th-century survey courses.
*Upcoming changes to Requirements for the B.A. with Major in Russian (2021-2022 catalogue)*
- Thirty-three to thirty-five credits total, including: 27-29 credits in Russian at the intermediate level (RUSS 51/52) or higher.
- 3 credits in WLIT 118: Russian Literature in Translation.
- 3 credits in electives from the Russian and East European Studies Program.