May 31, 2023  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
Course Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Russian and East European Studies Minor

The minor consists of a minimum of 5 full courses (or the equivalent).

Note: Students must earn minimum grades of C- or P for all courses that apply toward the minor.

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Summary of Requirements

A minimum of 5 full courses from the approved minor electives listed below or from approved study abroad programs in Russia and Eastern Europe. At least two of these courses must be in the Social Sciences (EAS, History, Politics, Sociology). No more than one full course can be derived from basic language courses (100-level) or a semester of intensive language study in a REES-approved program. At least two courses must be above the 100-level and completed at Oberlin.

Russian and East European Studies Minor Course List

Please consult individual departmental listings for full course description and availability.  Not all of these courses are offered every year.

Other courses besides those listed below that address the region in a substantive way (including courses taken on accredited programs abroad) may also count toward the minor, upon approval by the REES Committee or REES Chair.

Minor Electives