About this course
The Department of Russian Language and Literature seeks to cultivate graduates with both knowledge and experience in Russian politics, economy, society, and culture. To achieve this goal, language fluency is a must. Major students first focus on Russian language and then move on to literature and culture.
- Admissions decisions are based on the overall evaluation of candidate’s academic achievements and potential as well as his or her personal accomplishments.
- The admissions committee reviews a number of factors – academic records of previous studies such as Grade Point Average (GPA), study plan, personal statement, and letters of recommendation. Other achievements and specific qualifications such as language proficiency are also taken into consideration. The candidate’s application is reviewed in the context of the level of studies completed, quality of achievements, and characteristics of institutions attended. Finally, the appropriateness of the applicant’s academic goals and the suitability of preparation for the desired program is assessed.
- Interviews, examinations, and/or additional documents may be required to the applicant, depending on the policy of the specific college or department. If the applicant is applying for the College of Fine Arts, the College of Music, the Department of Physical Education, or the Music Education or the Fine Arts Education Major, the applicant will be individually notified of any further requirement as necessary.