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Slavic and Eastern European Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Morgantown, WV, United States
Discover the diverse languages, cultures, history, geography, politics, economies, religions and societies of Eastern Europe with this Slavic and Eastern European Studies program from West Virginia University. The demand from government and the private sector for individuals specializing in this resurgent area of Europe has renewed in recent years.
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Overview

The Slavic and Eastern European Studies program from West Virginia University offers an integrated approach to the study of the languages, cultures, history, geography, politics, economies, religions and societies of Eastern Europe.

The demand from government and the private sector for individuals specializing in this resurgent area of Europe has renewed in recent years, even as economic, political and cultural changes have served to make Eastern Europe more accessible. The Slavic and East European Studies (SEES) program incorporates diverse disciplines, language study and study abroad to provide you a deep as well as broad grasp of the region’s past, present and future.

Career

SEES prepares you for further study in graduate or professional schools, and also contributes to a background that you can apply to work in government, foreign service, non-governmental organizations and international business or law.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Russian Fairy Tales
  • Science Fiction: East and West
  • Vampire: Blood and Revolution
  • Polish Cinema: Kieslowski
  • Russian Literature Translation
  • Introduction to Slavic and Eastern European Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Must have at least a 2.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must meet English Proficiency or request conditional admission and complete an Intensive English Program (IEP) application.
  • Please be advised that some Engineering majors may reach capacity and therefore will be restricted from entry.
  • For direct admission to some colleges and majors, SAT or ACT scores are required and must be sent to WVU directly from the respective testing services. For all other majors, international students are encouraged but not required to submit SAT or ACT scores, if available. SAT/ACT scores are useful for determining scholarship eligibility.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13632 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13332 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4908 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Morgantown

  • 775 - 1290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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