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MA Russian

The MA Program in Russian at University of Arizona requires the completion of at least 33 units of graduate level study.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: August, January
Tuition Fee: $10,063 per semester
Location: Tucson, United States

The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies offers a diversified and balanced MA Program in Russian at University of Arizona that includes courses in literature, grammar, conversation, linguistics, and culture. Most literature courses are conducted in Russian. The emphasis is on the acquisition of practical skills as preparation for continued study, research, teaching, government service, and business careers. The program leads to a Master of Arts degree with a major in Russian.

Opportunities

The department offers two tracks in its degree program; one in Language, Literature, and Linguistics (LLL) and one in Russian and East European Studies (REES).

The prerequisite for the Language, Literature, and Linguistics track is a Bachelor’s Degree including at least 16 acceptable units of upper-division work in Russian.

The prerequisite for the REES track is a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of the equivalent of two years of study of the Russian language. If undergraduate language work beyond this minimum is deemed necessary, the graduate advisor and student may devise a program of study which will allow the student to attend graduate classes (taught in English) in such departments as History, Political Science, Geography, Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, and possibly others, while working to advance his/her Russian language skills.

Courses include:

  • Structure of Russia
  • Advanced Reading
  • Oral Communication
  • History of the Russian Language
  • Century Russian Literature

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