Fall 2017

HIEU 178 - Soviet History: The Last Soviet Decades (Edelman)

LTEU 158/LTRU 123 - Single Author in Russian Literature in Translation “Dostoevsky” (Cassedy)

LTRU 1A - First Year Russian (Wells)

LTRU 2A - Second Year Russian (Wells)

LTRU 104B - Advanced Practicum in Russian (Wells)


Winter 2018

CAT 2 - Russia and the U.S. (Glaser)

LTEU 154 - Russian Culture (Morse)

LTRU 1B - First Year Russian (Wells)

LTRU 2B - Second Year Russian (Wells)

LTRU 104C - Advanced Practicum in Russian (Wells)

Spring 2018

HIEU 156 - History of the Soviet Union, 1905-1991 (Edelman)

LTRU 1C - First Year Russian (Wells)

LTRU 104A - Advanced Practicum in Russian (Wells)

LTTH 150* - Topics in Critical Theory (Glaser)

POLI 147B - Russian-American Relations (Roeder)


There may be additional courses offered this year, pending approval, that do not appear on this list. Relevant upper-division courses may be petitioned for the major or minor, usually with the requirement that the final paper or project be on a REEES-related topic.


Below is a complete listing of courses that have been approved to count toward the completion of a major or minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES).

*Indicates course may be petitionable for credit


COSF 140B  Comparing Media Systems: Europe*

(Students wishing to use this course to fulfill a requirement in Russian and Soviet Studies will be required to write their final paper on a Russian or East European topic, to be chosen in consultation with the professor)

COMM 111  Performance and Cultural Studies


HIEU 134 Russia: 9th Century to 1855

HIEU 152 The Worst of Times: Everyday Life in Authoritarian Dictatorial Societies*

HIEU 156 Russia: 1855 to the Present

HIEU 157 Early Soviet Social History

HIEU 159 Three Centuries of Zionism*

HIEU 174 The Holocaust: A Psychological Approach*

HIEU 178 Special Topics in Modern Russian History

HIEU 184 Yugoslavia: Before, During, and After*

HIEU 199 Independent Study in European History*


LIDS 19 Directed Study Language (Czech, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian)


LTRU 1A-B-C First Year Russian

LTRU 2A-B-C Second Year Russian

LTRU 104 A-B-C Advanced Practicum in Russian

LTRU 110 A-B-C Survey Russian & Soviet Literature in Translation

  • 110A. 1800-1860
  • 110B. 1860-1917
  • 110C. 1917-Present

LTRU 123 Single Author in Russian Literature

LTRU 150 Russian Culture: The Modern Period

LTRU 198 Directed Study Group

LTRU 199 Special Studies

Political Science

POLI 126AB Economics and Development of Eastern Europe*

POLI 130AA The Soviet Successor States*

POLI 130AC Seminar: Soviet Politics

POLI 130AD The Politics of the Russian Revolution*

POLI 142Q The Cold War*

POLI 199 Independent Study for Undergraduates*

POLI 147B - Russian-American Relations


SOCI 188F Modern Jewish Societies and Israeli Societies*

SOCI 198 Directed Group Study*

SOCI 199 Independent Study*

Petitioning Courses

In any given semester there are likely classes offered (special topics courses, new courses, seminars), not listed above, that will count toward this major or minor through petition. In order for a course to be eligible for petition 50% of the course content must be related to a student's major or minor field of study.

To petition a course students need to:

1. Fill out an Undergraduate General Student Petition [PDF]

2. Gather supporting documentation (syllabi, course descriptions, and/or written student work)

3. Turn in the completed Undergraduate General Student Petition and supporting documentation to the CAESAR Programs Coordinator.


Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies

CAESAR Programs Coordinator

Mitzy Martinez
(858) 534-4551

Humanities & Social Sciences
First floor, Room 1005

Office Hours
Mon.-Fri, 7:30am - 4:00pm


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