A minor in Russian from Wichita State will help you achieve an intermediate level of skill in reading, speaking and understanding. The minor is a valuable asset for a wide range of careers—from international business and law to foreign service, translating, tourism and teaching.

Learn how Russian is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


The minor in Russian consists of a minimum of 11-credit-hours beyond RUSS 210 and includes:

  • RUSS 300 – Intermediate Russian Readings OR
  • RUSS 325 – Intermediate Russian Conversation and Composition


  • At least one 500-level course
  • At least five additional credit hours beyond the RUSS 210 level


A degree in Russian from Wichita State will give you the knowledge and skills to pursue an advanced language degree—and opens doors to careers at home and abroad.

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