BABA General Studies Specialization: Russian

The Russian (RSN) area of specialization is for students who have an interest in learning about the language and culture of Russia. Students are able to take courses in contemporary spoken and written Russian as well as in the rich and diverse literary and cultural traditions that make Russia such a fascinatingly different and complex nation. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • Any 3000/4000-level RUS, RUT and RUW courses, excluding 4905 courses

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Russian is available through the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Ingrid Kleespies
328 Pugh Hall

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 15 credit hours with grades of C or better. You can find out more about the Russian minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.