Minor in Ukrainian Studies 

The Minor in Ukrainian Studies is an interdisciplinary study of Ukrainian culture, language, history, religion and politics from historical and cross-cultural perspectives. The Ukrainian Studies Minor will provide students with the opportunity, on one end, to engage in the multidisciplinary nature of Ukrainian studies. On the other end, students will be able to pursue the study of one or more aspects of Ukrainian culture which are of relevance to their personal interests, field of study, and future career.

This program is coordinated by St. Thomas More College, under the academic authority of the College of Arts and Science. Interested students should email: ukrstudiesminor@stmcollege.ca for more information.

The Minor may be completed in conjunction with any degree in another subject area in the College of Arts and Science. As such, it differs from the former Minor in Ukrainian (language), offered by the Department of Languages and Linguistics until 2001-02.

The Minor average in Ukrainian Studies will be calculated using the grades earned in all courses eligible to be included in the Minor program requirements. Students must complete at least two-thirds of the program requirements (rounded to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) using courses offered by the University of Saskatchewan to meet the Residency requirement.

Not all courses listed in the program requirements are offered every year. Students are advised to consult with the program coordinator (ukrstudiesminor@stmcollege.cato plan their program.

Requirements (18 credit units)

Of the 18 credit units required for the Minor, at least 6 must be at the 300-level.

  • INTS 202.3 An Introduction to Ukrainian History and Culture

Choose 6 credit units from Area A (Ukrainian Language courses)*

*Students with credit in the Ukrainian language from K-12 shall consult the program coordinator for language options available to them.

** 200- and 300-level Language courses will be offered on campus when there is sufficient demand, otherwise they will be available through STM Study abroad program “Spring Session in Ukraine”

Choose 3 credit units from Area B (Central Courses in Ukrainian Studies)

  • ANTH 233.3 Anthropological Perspectives on Contemporary Ukraine
  • ANTH 354.3 Ritual Spaces in Ukrainian Culture
  • POLS 343.3 Ukraine Processes and Problems of Nation and State building

Choose 6 credit units from Areas A, B, or C (Courses related to Ukrainian Studies)

** 200- and 300-level Language courses will be offered on campus when there is sufficient demand, otherwise they will be available through STM Study abroad program “Spring Session in Ukraine.”

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