Russian - B.A.

COLLEGE: College of Arts and Sciences

DEPARTMENT: Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150
E-mail: mcls@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/mcls

DESCRIPTION: The Bachelor of Arts in Russian provides a basis for the development of professional-level proficiency in the Russian language as well as a comprehensive understanding of Russian literature and culture, including television and film. Students explore the language and culture of the pre-revolutionary Russian empire, the Soviet Union and contemporary post–Soviet Russia.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Graduates go on to careers in professional translation, military service, foreign diplomacy, secondary teaching and the private sector.

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS:
General Admissions for Freshman Students: Students most likely to be admitted and succeed at the Kent Campus are those who have graduated with at least 16 units of the recommended college preparatory curriculum in high school, who have achieved a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and whose composite ACT score is 21 or better (980 combined critical reading and math SAT score). For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for new freshmen.

General Admissions for Transfer Students: Generally, a transfer applicant who has taken 12 or more semester hours with a college cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale may be admitted. An applicant who has taken fewer than 12 semester hours will be evaluated on both collegiate and high school records. For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for transfer students.

GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 121 total credit hours  and  42 upper-division hours for graduation. Minimum 2.00 GPA overall and 2.00 GPA in major required for graduation.

LANGUAGE
REQUIREMENT:
Yes

STUDY ABROAD/AWAY OPPORTUNITIES:  There are many Study Abroad/Away Opportunities, for more information contact the Office of Global Education.
PROGRAM FEE:
None
STUDENT
ORGANIZATIONS:
Phi Sigma Iota

GRADUATE
PROGRAMS:
Secondary Education: Russian  (M.A.T.), Translation: Russian (M.A.)

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