Description of Major Majors in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish introduce the student to the language, literature and culture of the subject area. A second language may be elected to fulfill the departmental minor requirements. Other languages offered within the department include, Arabic, Hebrew, and Portuguese. Linguistics courses are also available. Students may also choose a co-major or concentration in Business. These options are designed to provide more flexibility and increase employment opportunities.
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AFH African History and Civilization 3. This is an introductory course for African history and civilization. It covers the broad sweep of African history and culture.
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Russian Jews in Israel are immigrants and descendants of the immigrants of the Russian Jewish communities, who now reside within the State of Israel. They number around , The largest number of Russian Jews now live in Israel. Israel is home to a core Russian-Jewish population of ,, and an enlarged population of 1,, including Halakhally non-Jewish members of Jewish households , but excluding those who reside in Israel illegally. The population growth rate for Former Soviet Union FSU immigrants were among the lowest for any Israeli groups, with a fertility rate of 1.
Description of Major The undergraduate program in Russian and East European Studies is designed for: 1 general education students who wish to learn more about the language, history, culture and the contemporary political and economic setting of a particular country or cultural region within the area of Russia and Eastern Europe: 2 students who wish to pursue graduate work in this field; and 3 students who seek employment in or relating to Russia and Eastern Europe. Instead of specializing in one academic discipline, Russian and East European majors become acquainted with different disciplines and apply themselves to one area. As this program is interdepartmental in nature, students take courses in anthropology, art, economics, geography, history, humanities, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology and languages. Prerequisite Coursework Prerequisite Coursework: None There is no prerequisite coursework for the major, but students are encouraged to take lower-level introductory courses in some of the related disciplines. Such courses serve as background for the major and may meet prerequisites for more advanced courses in the major.