- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Students who pursue a course of study in the Department of Russian Language, Literature, and Culture will explore Russia’s extraordinarily rich literary and cultural terrain; develop linguistic and cultural competence in a beautiful, expressive language; and become engaged and effective thinkers and writers.
Why Study Russian at Oberlin?
Upcoming Russian Events
Students who want to practice and improve their Russian speaking skills may want to consider living in Allencroft. Also known as Russian House, it can comfortably accommodate 15 students. Here you and your housemates might cook a meal, read poetry, debate current issues, or watch movies—mostly in Russian.
- RUSS 101 - Elementary Russian 4 credits
- RUSS 215 - The Meaning of Life: Dispatches from Nineteenth-Century Russia 4 credits
- RUSS 332 - Northern Naturalism: Chekhov, Ibsen, Strindberg 4 credits
- RUSS 411 - Special Topics: Portraits of Putin 4 credits