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Russian - A.B.

About this Degree

The undergraduate program in Russian helps students become proficient in the Russian language and cultivates their understanding of the Russian cultural and intellectual heritage. The program is committed to education of future global professionals. The department of Germanic and Slavic Studies houses The UGA Russian Flagship program, a federally-sponsored initiative supporting undergraduate students of any major in their efforts to achieve a professional level of proficiency in Russian. Through completion of intensive Russian courses and participation in study abroad programs and professional internships, students earn prestigious Flagship certification.

What you will learn

The program of study encompasses a wide variety of courses that range from Russian language courses at different levels to content courses in literature and culture, both in Russian and English. The program’s curriculum aims to sharpen students’ critical skills and strengthen their ability to express themselves. They are designed to raise students’ cross-cultural awareness, to help them realize the uniqueness of their own background and understand it as socially and historically constructed. In accordance with the UGA’s initiative for experiential learning, the department hosts a six-week summer study program in Russia, conducted in St. Petersburg and Moscow. This intensive cultural immersion is tailored to students’ academic needs and aspirations.

Possible Job Titles:

Border Patrol /Customs Officer
Civil Service Worker
Contributing Writer 
Copy Editor
Cultural Coordinator
Customer Service Agent 
Defense Language Institute Officer
Diplomat
Editor 
Export Coordinator 
FBI Agent
Foreign News Correspondent
Foreign Service Officer
Historian
Hotel Manager
International Consulting
International Development Officer
International Educator
Interpreter / Translator
Kiriyama Prize Manager
Language Librarian
Law Enforcement Officer
Lexicographer
Linguist
Peace Corps Volunteer
PR Coordinator 
Press Officer
Program Coordinator
Research Assistant
Sales Associate 
Security Leadership Fellow
Senior Research Technician 
Technical Writer
TOEFL and IELTS instructor 
Travel Advisor 
World Health Organization Office

 

Employers:

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau
Center for International Trade and 
Security
Chambers of Commerce
City Year
Community Education Programs
Consulting Agencies
Delta Air Lines
Developmental Learning Centers
Embassies
Focus on the Family
Hospitals
Immigration Services
Import / Export Companies
International Banking/Business
International Non-Profits
Investment Firms
Ketchum International
Language Institutes
Linguatext LLC
Maritz Internet Travel
National Archives
News Bureaus
Pacific Rim Voices
Peace Corps
Public Relations Firms
Russian Language Institute
Russian-American Business 
International, LLC
SAS Institute Educational Technologies 
Division
Testing companies
Translation Services
Vladivostok News
World Chamber of Commerce

 

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