The table below includes only the discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on the Honours bachelor's with double major and the Honours bachelor's with major and minor.

Major in Russian Language and Culture


Compulsory courses: 24 credits
RUS1901 Cours élémentaire de russe I / Elementary Russian I 3
RUS1902 Cours élémentaire de russe II / Elementary Russian II 3
RUS2901 Cours intermédiaire de russe I / Intermediate Russian I 3
RUS2902 Cours intermédiaire de russe II / Intermediate Russian II 3
RUS3901 Cours avancé de russe I / Advanced Russian I 3
RUS3902 Cours avancé de russe II / Advanced Russian II 3
RUS2101 Introduction to Russian Culture 3
RUS2103 Contemporary Russian Culture 3
Optional courses: 18 credits
18 RUS credits of which at least 6 credits at the 3000 level and at least 6 credits at the 4000 level
Mandatory requirement: Immersion stay abroad
A minimum of 12 credits will be taken abroad in a university where Russian is the language of teaching and study. The University of Ottawa will establish RUS course equivalencies. The foreign university and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will establish jointly a bank of courses from which students will choose the credits to take.
Eligibility requirements:
- must have completed RUS3901 and RUS2101;
- must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.5;
- must not be on probation;
- must take a minimum of 12 credits or the equivalent abroad.
Students will receive a total of $2000 in funding (i.e. a $1000 mobility scholarship from the International Office and $1000 from the Faculty of Arts).