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REEI Graduate Distribution Requirements
(updated: August 2011)

These courses satisfy distribution requirements for the REEI MA, MA/MBA, MA/MIS, MA/MLS, MA/MPA, Graduate Certificate, and PhD Minor. In order to receive graduate credit for 300- and 400-level courses, the course must be taught by a professor (not an AI) and may require additional assignments. All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.

Group I (Social Science) | Group II (Historical/Geographical)
Group III (Sociocultural) | Group IV (Literature)

Group I (Social Science)

Business

  • D503 International Business Environment (1.5 cr.)
  • D504 Operations of International Business (1.5 cr.)
  • D594 International Competitive Strategy (1.5 cr.)
  • D595 International Management (1.5 cr.)
  • M594 Global Marketing Management
  • F570 International Financial Markets
  • F571 International Corporate Finance
  • X575 Kelley International Perspectives Field Study
  • X699 International Business & Culture

Central Eurasian Studies

  • R344 Politics, Soc, & Cult in Present-Day Hungary
  • R502 Finland in the 20th Century
  • R509 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R515 Politics & Society in Central Asia
  • R529 Topics in Central Asian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R549 Topics in Hungarian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R569 Topics in Mongolian Studies (REEI area topics)
  • R594 Environmental Problems & Social Constraints in N & Central Eurasia
  • R693 Problems of Central Eurasian Nationalism
  • R697 Soviet & Post Soviet Nationalities & Problems
  • R790 Sem. in Cent Eurasian Stud: Soc Science Topic

Economics

  • E501 Sem. in Econ: Soviet-type Economies in Trans
  • E698 Comparative Econ & Economics of Transition

Education

  • H551 Comparative Education I
  • H552 Comparative Education II

Graduate

  • I701 Interdisciplinary Workshop on Social Science Research in Less Developed Countries
  • I702 Interdisciplinary Workshop on Social Science Research in Less Developed Countries

Law

  • B523 The Milosevic Trial
  • B565 International Criminal Law (REEI area topics)
  • B575 Constitutional Design in Multiethnic Countries (REEI area topics)
  • B755 European Union Law (REEI area topics)
  • L675 Lessons of the Yugoslav Crisis
  • L793 Seminar in Human Rights (REEI area topics)

Political Science

  • Y332* Russian Politics
  • Y368* Russian & Soviet Foreign Policy¬†
  • Y382* Modern Political Thought (REEI area topics)
  • Y657 Comparative Politics (REEI area topics)
    Recent topics: Post Soviet Central Asia: Politics, Economy, and Foreign Relations; Comparative Democratization; Post-Socialist Transitions in Central Asia; Post-Communist Politics; Identity, Demography, Language, and Social Issues.
  • Y669 International Relations (REEI area topics)¬†
  • Recent topics: Russian Foreign Policy
  • Y673 Emerical Theory and Methodology (REEI area topics) (3 cr.)
  • Y675 Political Philosophy (REEI area topics)
  • Recent topics: Modern Revolution; Approaches and Issues
  • Y681 Readings in Comp Politics (REEI area topic) (1-4 cr.)

Public & Environmental Affairs

  • V524 Civil Society in a Comparative Perspective (REEI area topics)
  • V550 Topics in Public Affairs (REEI area topics)
  • V573 Comparative Public Management
  • V575 Comparative Public Management & Administration
  • V576 Approaches to Development (REEI area topics)
  • V577 Intro Comparative & International Affairs (REEI area topics)
  • V578 International Economics Strategy and Trade Policy (REEI area topics)
  • V589 Democratization & Transformation in East Europe & the Newly Independent States
  • V710 International Public Policy (REEI area topics)

Russian and East European Institute

  • R500 Russian and East European Issues
  • Recent Topics: Global Healthcare Dialog (1 cr.); Lessons of the Yugoslav Crisis; Current Issues: Russian & Its Neighbor; The Milosevic Trial; The Naked Land: Drawing Lessons about Law and Democracy from the Yugoslav Wars

West European Studies

  • W501 The Economics of European Integration
  • W504 Model European Union
  • W605 Topics in WEUR Studies
  • Recent Topics: Politics of the EU

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Group II (Historical/Geographical)

Central Eurasian Studies

  • R501 The Baltic States since 1918
  • R502 Finland in the 20th Century
  • R509 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R510 Intro to Central Asian History (REEI area topic)
  • R515 Politics and Society in Central Asia (REEI area topic)
  • R529 Topics in Central Asian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • Recent topics: Post-Soviet Central Asia: Politics, Economy, and Foreign Relations
  • R549 Topics (REEI area topics)
  • Recent topics: Comparative Urban Culture in East-Central Europe in 19th and 20th Centuries
  • R549 Topics in Hungarian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • Recent topics: Hungarian Minorities Abroad 1918-2008; History of Hungary 1945-2000; Hungary and Great Powers 1918-2000; Hungary btwn 1890-1945; Hungary btwn Hitler & Stalin
  • R560 Modern Mongolia
  • R569 Topics in Mongolian Studies (REEI area topics)
  • Recent topics: Russia and the Mongols
  • R583 Ottoman Classical Age 1300-1600: Ten Sultans, One Empire
  • R593 The Mongol Century
  • R596 Rus, Khazars, and Buglars
  • R611 Ethnic History of Central Asia
  • R612 Central Asia under Russian Rule
  • R613 Central Asia in the Sixteenth-19th Centuries
  • R616 Religion and Power in Islamic Central Asia
  • R627 Islam and Modernity in Central Asia
  • R628 Russia’s Orient
  • R629 Islamic Hagiography of Central Asia
  • R698 Empire & Ethnicity in Modern Russian History
  • R790 Sem. in Central Eurasian Studies: Hist. Topics

Geography

  • G427 Russia & Its Neighbors

History

  • T500 Topics in History (REEI area topics)
  • Recent Topics in REEI History offered through REEI Rus, Khazars & Bulgars 8-13C; Russia’s Orient; Russian Revolution and Soviet Regime; Eastern Europe 1945-Present; Russo-Chinese Relations; Empire of the Tsars; Gorbachev Revolution; Eastern Europe in the 20th Century; Tolstoy’s War and Peace; Nationalism in the Balkans 1804-1923; Modern Ukraine
  • H620 Colloquium in Modern West European History (REEI area topics)
    Recent topics: The Judeo-Spanish Diaspora and Jews of the Middle East; European Fascism
  • H640 Colloquium in Russian History (4 cr.) V
    Recent topics: Empire and Ethnicity in Modern Russia
  • H645 Colloquium in East European History (4 cr.)
  • Recent topics: Jews of Eastern Europe
  • H720 Seminar in European History (REEI area topics) (4 cr.)
  • H740 Seminar in Russian History (4 cr.)
  • Recent topics: Everyday life and Microhistory in Europe and Russia
  • H745 Seminar in East European History (4 cr.)

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Group III (Sociocultural)

Anthropology

  • E600 Sem. in Cult & Social Anthro (REEI area topics)
    Recent topics: Islam in the Balkans; Chernobyl: Legacies of a Meltdown
  • E612 Anthropology of Russia & Eastern Europe
  • E614 Post Socialist Gender Formations (REEI area topics)
  • E677 Performing Nationalism
  • E682 Memory and Culture
  • E687 Ethnography of Europe

Central Eurasian Studies

  • R344 Politics, Soc, & Cult in Present-Day Hungary
  • R508 Estonian Culture & Civilization
  • R509 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R513 Islam in the Soviet Union & Successor States
  • R515 Politics & Society in Central Asia
  • R516 Peoples & Cultures of Central Asia
  • R528 Post Soviet Transition Central Asia
  • R529 Topics in Central Asian Studies (REEI area topic)
    Recent topics: Post-Soviet Central Asia: Identity, Demography, and Social Issues; Transylvania: Vampires, Peasants, and Ethnic Diversity
  • R542 Roma (Gypsy) History and Culture
  • R549 Topics in Hungarian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R560 Modern Mongolia
  • R569 Topics in Mongolian Studies (REEI area topics)
  • R592 The Uralic Peoples
  • R616 Religion and Power in Islamic Central Asia
  • R627 Islam and Modernity in Central Asia
  • R641 Art and Music of 19th and 20th Century Hungary
  • R642 Bela Bartok: Composer in Context
  • R711 Seminar on Comparative Study of Muslim Societies of Central Asia & Middle East
  • R780 Sem. in Turkish Studies: Sociocultural Topics
  • R790 Sem. in Cent Eurasian Stud: Socio-cultural Topic

Comparative Literature

  • C641 Literature in its Intellect & Cultural Contexts: (REEI area topic) (4 cr.)

Criminal Justice

  • P680 Seminar: Issues in Criminal Justice: (REEI area topics)

Fine Arts

  • A425 Byzantine Art (4 cr.)
  • A442 20th Century Art 1900-1924 (4 cr.)
  • A480 Russian Art
  • A626 Problems in Byzantine Art (4 cr.)

Folklore

  • F755 Folklore, Culture, & Society (REEI area topics)

Germanic Studies

  • Y506 Topics in Yiddish Culture (REEI area topics)
    Recent Topics: Ghetto, Shtetl, and Beyond
  • Y815 Ind. Reading in Yiddish Stud: Lang, Lit, Cult (1-4 cr.)

Journalism

  • J514 International Communication
  • J560 Topics Colloquium: Reporting Foreign Affairs (REEI area topics)
    Recent topics: Reporting Foreign Affairs; International Reporting; Foreign News Coverage
  • J624 Russian & East European Press Systems
  • J660 Topics Colloqium
    Recent Topics: The Global Journalist

Library Science

  • S542 International Information Issues (REEI area topics)
  • S605 Internship in Library & Information Science (2-6 cr.)
  • S629 Topics in Information Sources and Services: Slavic Bibliography (3 cr.)

Music

  • M502 Composers: (REEI area topics)
    Recent Topics: Bela Bartok
  • M510 Topics in Music Literature: (REEI area topics)
    Recent Topics: 20th Century Polish Music; Music in Eastern Europe
  • M527 Symphonic Literature (REEI area topics)
  • M537 Topics in Russian Music
  • M601 Topics in Music Research: (REEI area topics)
  • M602 Sem. in Musicology
    Recent Topics: Music & Pol. in E Europe
  • M695 Seminar in Romantic Music: (REEI area topics)

Religious Studies

  • R531 Orthodox Christianity

Russian & East European Institute

  • R500 Russian and East European Issues
    Recent Topics: Weapons of Resistance (1 cr.); The Icon in Cultural Context (1 cr.); Soviet Cinema of the 1920s; and Espionage in the 21st Century
  • R610 Sem. in Intl Librarianship: Intl Info Issues
  • R620 Topics in Information, Literature & Bibliography: Slavic Library Materials

Slavic Languages & Literatures

  • L601 Sociolinguistic Issues in Post-Yugoslavia
  • P566 Polish Film
  • R407 Readings in Russian Cult, History & Society I
  • R408 Readings in Russian Cult, History & Society II
  • R552 Russian & Soviet Film
  • R553 Central European Cinema
  • S540 Graduate Readings in Slavic Studies

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Group IV (Literature)

Central Eurasian Studies

  • R343 Hungarian Lit. from its Beginnings to 1900
  • R346 Modern Hungarian Literature
  • R503 Classical Finnish Literature
  • R504 Modern Finnish Literature
  • R509 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R529 Topics in Central Asian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R549 Topics in Hungarian Studies (REEI area topic)
  • R569 Topics in Mongolian Studies (REEI area topics)
  • R790 Sem. in Cent Eurasian Stud: Literature Topics

Comparative Literature

  • C535 The Later 19th & Early 20th C (REEI area topics)
  • C581 Workshop in Literary Translation (REEI area topics)
  • C603 Topics in Comparative Literature (REEI area topics)
    Recent topics: Eugene Onegin, Pushkin’s Paradoxical Gem; The Renaissance Epic (4 cr.)
  • C641 Literature in its Intellectual & Cultural Context (REEI area topics) (4 cr.)

Germanic Studies

  • Y505 Topics in Yiddish Culture
    Recent Topics: Love, Soul, and Destiny
  • Y815 Ind. Reading in Yiddish Stud: Lang, Lit, Cult (1-4 cr.)

Slavic Languages & Literatures

  • C563 Lits & Cultures of the Czechs & Slovaks I
  • C564 Lits & Cultures of the Czechs & Slovaks II
    Recent Topics: Modern Czech Literature and Culture; 20th Century Literature, History, and Film
  • C565 Sem. in Czech & Slovak Literature
    Recent Topics: Czech History and Literature under Communism; Czech and Jewish Cultures in Bohemia; Poetry, Thought, Film, and Novel
  • L599 Prague School Linguistics & Poetics
  • M565 Ind. Readings in Romanian Lang & Lit (cr. arr.)
  • P563 Survey of Polish Literature & Culture I
  • P564 Survey of Polish Literature & Culture II
  • P565 Seminar in Polish Literature & Culture
    Recent Topics: Body/Text: Representing the Body in Polish Literature; Post-Communist Polish Culture; Central European Literature and Culture Between Wars
  • R500 Proseminar in Russian Literature
  • R503 Old Russian Literature (in Russian)
  • R504 Eighteenth Century Russian Literature
  • R505 19th Century Russian Literature I (in Russian)
  • R506 19th Century Russian Literature II (in Russian)
  • R507 20th Century Russian Literature I
  • R508 20th Century Russian Literature II
  • R520 20th Century Russian Author
  • R530 Pushkin
  • R531 Gogol
  • R532 Dostoevsky
  • R533 Tolstoy
  • R534 Tolstoy & Dostoevsky
  • R535 Chekhov
  • R545 Jewish Character in Russian Literature
  • R549 Myth & Reality: Women in Russ Lit & in Life
  • R550 Russian Drama
  • R551 Russian Poetry (in Russian)
  • R563 Pushkin to Dostoevsky
  • R564 Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn
  • R601 Seminar in Russian Literature (1-6 cr.)
    Recent topics: Russia’s 2nd Golden Age; Russian and Polish Romanticism; Russian Post-Modernism in its International Context
  • S540 Graduate Readings in Slavic Studies
    Recent Topics: Icon in Cultural Context (1 cr.); Yiddish Creativity, Literature, Culture in Russian Context
  • S563 Literature & Culture of the Southern Slavs I
  • S564 Literature & Culture of the Southern Slavs II
  • S565 Seminar in South Slavic Literature

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