The Minor

The Minor in Russian, Eurasian and Polish Studies at UMass Amherst consists of 6 courses.

Language Requirement

RUSSIAN 110 and 120 (Elementary Russian I and II) or equivalent, or POLISH 110 and 120 (Elementary Polish I and II), or equivalent.


Four courses focusing on the Russian, Central & East European and Eurasian area as outlined in Section II of the major above. A maximum of two courses in Russian, Polish or another area language beyond the introductory level may also be included among the required four courses.