**The below information has been altered from the published version of the catalog. RUSS 101 is no longer offerred and is not a prerequisite for RUSS 200. A list of differences in the online and published version of the catalog is available. **
As the relations between the United States and post-Soviet Russia continue to develop, students should no longer think of Russian Studies solely as a defensive tool (i.e., for employment with agencies such as CIA, NSA, FBI, etc.), but also as a potential instrument for promoting world peace through commerce (e.g., joint ventures) and communication (e.g., Peace Corps and teaching English in Russia). With these diverse ends in mind, the Minor in Russian allows students at CSULB to acquire a strategic language and a specialization in an important region and diverse culture. The Minor in Russian is 21 units and is available to any non-Russian major.
Take all the following prerequisites:
Take an additional 9 units from the following upper-division course work: