Departmental Honors in Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (REES)
Honors in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies is open to REES majors and co-majors who have earned, both at the time of entry into the program and at graduation, a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in courses that satisfy requirements for the REES major.
Students must complete REES 492 Research Methods in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and REES 499 (Honors) Capstone Seminar in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies with a grade of B or better. The research paper produced in REES 499 must demonstrate the student's proficiency in at least one of the REES languages through the use of foreign language sources. The paper is evaluated by an honors committee of at least three REES faculty members who have read and commented on the research paper and heard its oral defense. The committee its constituted by the student in consultation with either the director or associate director of CREES.