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World Languages - Advanced Proficiency In Russian

Portland State University

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About

The World Languages - Advanced Proficiency In Russian program at Portland State University is an innovative undergraduate Russian language program that allows you to major in any discipline while also achieving professional levels of proficiency in Russian.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Funded by The Language Flagship, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, PSU's program is one of only six programs in the U.S. Through coursework, one-on-one tutoring, internships and extensive study abroad opportunities in the Russian-speaking world, you'll gain marketable skills and be prepared for exciting careers that use critical language skills in a globalized world.

Our Flagship alumni have gone on to careers in U.S.-Russian relations, federal and state government, political science, international journalism, international ethics, physics and space exploration, language psychology and teaching English as a second language.

Career

You'll graduate the World Languages - Advanced Proficiency In Russian program at Portland State University  with a double major in Russian and the major of your choice, as well as receive a Certificate of Advanced Proficiency in Russian to show you've achieved Superior (professional) proficiency in Russian.

Many of our graduates find jobs working in U.S. national security, diplomacy, and homeland security, as well as media, business, non-profit social services and education. Others have joined the Peace Corps, or decided to pursue graduate studies in international relations, history, law, politics, or Russian and Eastern European studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Advanced Russian Grammar
  • Russian Phonetics and Phonology
  • Topics in Contemporary Russian Culture
  • Flagship Studies: Russian in the Major
  •  Flagship Studies: Globalization
  • Topics in Russian Literature of the 19th Century

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Russian
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Credits

56 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.  

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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    10081 USD/year
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Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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