College of Arts and Sciences

103 Shatzel Hall, 419-372-2268

Major, Bachelor of Arts (33 hours or coursework in Russian or equivalent) - minor required - Spring 2019 course requirements

21 hours of coursework in Russian or equivalent, with at least 5 hours at the 3000 and/or 4000 level.

Other programs
Programs in Russian are offered by the College of Education and Human Development.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the baccalaureate degree, students in Russian are expected to be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the aesthetic aspects and socio-historical contexts of a set of representative texts from Russian culture;
  • Be able to employ different interpretive approaches;
  • Know the cultural history and social realities of the Russian culture;
  • Attain language proficiency levels congruent with national professional standards published by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Accreditation and/or Program/Cluster Review
Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

The Russian program went through Program/Cluster Review during the Academic Year 2016-17.

Professional Licensure (If applicable)
Bowling Green State University programs leading to licensure, certification and/or endorsement, whether delivered online, face-to-face or in a blended format, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio.

Requirements for licensure, certification and/or endorsement eligibility vary greatly from one profession to another and from state to state. The Russian program does not lead to professional licensure.

Gainful Employment (If applicable)
Under the Higher Education Act Title IV disclosure requirements, an institution must provide current and prospective students with information about each of its programs that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

The Russian program is not a recognized occupation that requires a Gainful Employment disclosure.