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Russian - A.B.

About this Degree

The undergraduate program in Russian helps students become proficient in the Russian language and cultivates their understanding of the Russian cultural and intellectual heritage. The program is committed to education of future global professionals. The department of Germanic and Slavic Studies houses The UGA Russian Flagship program, a federally-sponsored initiative supporting undergraduate students of any major in their efforts to achieve a professional level of proficiency in Russian. Through completion of intensive Russian courses and participation in study abroad programs and professional internships, students earn prestigious Flagship certification.

What you will learn

The program of study encompasses a wide variety of courses that range from Russian language courses at different levels to content courses in literature and culture, both in Russian and English. The program’s curriculum aims to sharpen students’ critical skills and strengthen their ability to express themselves. They are designed to raise students’ cross-cultural awareness, to help them realize the uniqueness of their own background and understand it as socially and historically constructed. In accordance with the UGA’s initiative for experiential learning, the department hosts a six-week summer study program in Russia, conducted in St. Petersburg and Moscow. This intensive cultural immersion is tailored to students’ academic needs and aspirations.

Border Patrol /Customs Officer

Civil Service Worker

Contributing Writer 

Copy Editor

Cultural Coordinator

Customer Service Agent 

Defense Language Institute Officer



Export Coordinator 

FBI Agent

Foreign News Correspondent

Foreign Service Officer


Hotel Manager

International Consulting

International Development Officer

International Educator

Interpreter / Translator

Kiriyama Prize Manager

Language Librarian

Law Enforcement Officer



Peace Corps Volunteer

PR Coordinator 

Press Officer

Program Coordinator

Research Assistant

Sales Associate 

Security Leadership Fellow

Senior Research Technician 

Technical Writer

TOEFL and IELTS instructor 

Travel Advisor 

World Health Organization Office


Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Center for International Trade and 


Chambers of Commerce

City Year

Community Education Programs

Consulting Agencies

Delta Air Lines

Developmental Learning Centers


Focus on the Family


Immigration Services

Import / Export Companies

International Banking/Business

International Non-Profits

Investment Firms

Ketchum International

Language Institutes

Linguatext LLC

Maritz Internet Travel

National Archives

News Bureaus

Pacific Rim Voices

Peace Corps

Public Relations Firms

Russian Language Institute

Russian-American Business 

International, LLC

SAS Institute Educational Technologies 


Testing companies

Translation Services

Vladivostok News

World Chamber of Commerce


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