Why study Russian?
- Russia is the biggest country in the world
- Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Pushkin wrote in Russian
- Russian is the largest native language in Europe
- It is 1 of the 6 official languages of the United Nations
- It is mandatory for NASA
- It is a must to fully understand and enjoy Russian cultural heritage
- Knowledge of Russian opens professional opportunities
- It is a beautiful language!
For more information on career opportunities, download this PDF on Canadian and international job opportunities for Russian Studies graduates.
Courses offered in fall and winter of the 2017-2018 academic year
RUSS 101- Basic Russian I
RUSS 102 – Basic Russian II
RUSS 200 – Second-Year Russian
RUSS 206 – Nineteenth-Century Russian Writers in Translation
RUSS 207 – Twentieth-Century Russian Writers in Translation
RUSS 300 – Third-Year Russian
RUSS 306B – Russian Literature in Translation – RUSS LIT IN TRAN
RUSS 321 – Imagining Location in Russian Literature (in English)
RUSS 400 – Fourth-Year Russian
RUSS 400A – Fourth-Year Russian
RUSS 400B – Fourth-Year Russian
Please visit our courses page to view current course descriptions.
Russian Career Opportunities
Knowledge of Russian has become a valuable asset in the job market. Please download the .pdf file for information about Russian and international companies that are interested in hiring students who know Russian.