Minor in Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
The KU Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (REES) minor offers a multidisciplinary understanding of a broad region that stretches from Eastern Europe to Central Asia.
The REES minor is similar to the major in that it complements traditional disciplinary study with REES coursework and general area knowledge of the languages, arts, literatures, histories, politics and cultures of Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Southeast Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
The REES minor is different from the major in that no foreign language is required.
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Successful REES minors will complete 18 credit hours of REES area studies electives. Of these 18 credit hours, no more than 1 course in your major program may count towards the REES minor. The 18 credit hours are broken down as follows: 1 intro to REES (3CR); 3 area studies electives at the 300-level or above (15CR).
Job opportunities for graduates with Russian, East European and Eurasian language skills and education grow as businesses and communities broaden their ties to this area of the world. A REES minor will give you the competitive edge you need for an entry-level position in government, the military, or business. With additional education, you can pursue a career in international business, law, library and information science, diplomacy, or college teaching and research.
Dr. Peter Bobkowski