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2016-2017 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Mar 04, 2024
2016-2017 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Russian and East European Studies Certificate

Graduate Advisor: Dawn Seckler
Associate Director
Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies
4402 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Phone: 412-648-9881

Requirements for REES Certificates

The requirements for each of the REES graduate certificates are as follows:

  • Completion of six approved Russian and Eastern European area studies courses, including four courses from at least two departments other than the student’s home department, for a total of 18 credits.
  • Demonstration of language proficiency equivalent to three years of college-level study in a language of the former Soviet Union (plus Mongolia) or Eastern Europe (including Turkish). 
  • Completion of a research paper of at least 15 pages in length, based substantially on primary sources in one or more languages of the REES world area.

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