Minor: Polish Language, Literature, and Culture

Slavic Languages and Literatures Academic Minors

Academic minors in Slavic Languages and Literatures are not open to those electing a concentration or any other academic minor in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, nor to those electing a concentration in the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REES). Students may concurrently pursue an academic minor in both REES and Slavic with the following restrictions:

  1. REES minors may not count any courses for which Slavic is the home unit
  2. Slavic minors may not count REES 397 or any courses for which REES is the home unit, which includes SLAVIC 395 and 396.

Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in the Department of  Slavic Languages and Literatures must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the department's designated advisor.

Appointments are scheduled online at www.lsa.umich.edu/slavic/undergraduate/advising

 

The Academic minor Polish Language, Literature, and Culture is not open to those electing  any other academic minor in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Students may concurrently pursue an academic minor in both REES and Slavic with the following restrictions:

  • REES minors may not count any courses for which Slavic is the home unit
  • Slavic minors may not count REES 397 or any courses for which REES is the home unit, which includes SLAVIC 395 and 396.

Polish Language, Literature, and Culture

Effective Winter 2013

The academic minor in Polish Language, Literature, and Culture is designed to give students a fundamental competence in Polish language upon which they can build, as well as a knowledge of some of the major cultural achievements and individual masterpieces of Polish literature and cinema.

The intended audience comprises all undergraduates with substantial interest in Polish studies, but with insufficient time to pursue a concentration in this area. Such students might include those who envision doing professional work in Poland, those intending to pursue graduate work in areas related to Polish culture and society, as well as those who may wish to learn more about their own heritage.

 

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor. POLISH 121, 122, and 221, or equivalent.

Academic Minor Program. 16 credits of courses; at least 6 of which must be taken at the upper level (300 or above):

  1. Polish language: POLISH 222, or equivalent
  2. Polish literature and culture: 6 credits in POLISH 214, 215, 314, 325, 326, 432, 450, SLAVIC 490*
  3. Electives:
  • 6 credits in SLAVIC 225, 240, 270, 312, 396, 423, 490 (appropriate sections*)
  • HISTORY 330, 331
  • Up to three credits of Third-Year Polish (POLISH 321 and 322) may be counted.

See department for additional course options

*    (appropriate sections of SLAVIC 490 include “Rocks Kill Communism” and “Revolution in the Attic”)

Residence Requirement. At least 8 of the 16 required credits must be taken in residence or through a study abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Study Abroad credit my count toward the academic minor. Please consult with the Polish advisor prior to studying abroad.

Polish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor (Fall 2012) +

 

The  minor Polish Language, Literature, and Culture is not open to those electing  any other academic minor in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Students may concurrently pursue an academic minor in both REES and Slavic with the following restrictions:

  • REES minors may not count any courses for which Slavic is the home unit
  • Slavic minors may not count REES 397 or any courses for which REES is the home unit, which includes SLAVIC 395 and 396.

Polish Language, Literature, and Culture

Effective Fall 2012

The academic minor in Polish Language, Literature, and Culture is designed to give students a fundamental competence in Polish language upon which they can build, as well as a knowledge of some of the major cultural achievements and individual masterpieces of Polish literature and cinema.

The intended audience comprises all undergraduates with substantial interest in Polish studies, but with insufficient time to pursue a concentration in this area. Such students might include those who envision doing professional work in Poland, those intending to pursue graduate work in areas related to Polish culture and society, as well as those who may wish to learn more about their own heritage.(fall 199

Prerequisite to the Academic Minor

POLISH 221 or equivalent.

Academic Minor Program

16 credits of courses, including POLISH 222 (4 credits), and 12 credits in courses selected from the following two categories, with at least 6 credits from category B.

Category A: Courses on Central European Slavic Culture (no more than 6 credits from Category A may count in the Academic Minor):

  • SLAVIC 225 (Arts and Cultures of Central Europe)
  • SLAVIC 312 (Central European Cinema)
  • SLAVIC 423 (Central European Literature in the Twentieth Century).

    Students may count up to 3 credits of Third-Year Polish (POLISH 321 and 322) toward the Academic Minor.

Category B: Courses on Polish culture, literature, and cinema (at least 6 credits are required from category B):

  • POLISH 314 (Polish Cinema)
  • POLISH 325 (Polish Literature in English, to 1900)
  • POLISH 326 (Polish Literature in English, 1900 to present)
  • POLISH 432 (Topics in Polish Literature)
  • SLAVIC 490 (Issues of the Cultures of Eastern Europe).

Polish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor (Fall 1999-Summer 2012) +

 

Academic minors in Slavic Languages and Literatures are not open to those electing a concentration or any other academic minor in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, nor to those electing a concentration in the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REES). Students may concurrently pursue an academic minor in both REES and Slavic with the following restrictions:

  • REES minors may not count any courses for which Slavic is the home unit
  • Slavic minors may not count REES 397 or any courses for which REES is the home unit, which includes SLAVIC 395 and 396.

Polish Language, Literature, and Culture

Effective Fall 1999-Summer 2012

The academic minor in Polish Language, Literature, and Culture is designed to give students a fundamental competence in Polish language upon which they can build, as well as a knowledge of some of the major cultural achievements and individual masterpieces of Polish literature and cinema.

The intended audience comprises all undergraduates with substantial interest in Polish studies, but with insufficient time to pursue a concentration in this area. Such students might include those who envision doing professional work in Poland, those intending to pursue graduate work in areas related to Polish culture and society, as well as those who may wish to learn more about their own heritage.(fall 199

Prerequisite to the Academic Minor

POLISH 221 or equivalent.

Academic Minor Program

16 credits of courses, including POLISH 222 (4 credits), and 12 credits in courses selected from the following two categories, with at least 6 credits from category B.

Category A: Courses on Central European Slavic Culture (no more than 6 credits from Category A may count in the Academic Minor):

  • SLAVIC 225 (Arts and Cultures of Central Europe)
  • SLAVIC 312 (Central European Cinema)
  • SLAVIC 423 (Central European Literature in the Twentieth Century).

    Students may count up to 3 credits of Third-Year Polish (POLISH 321 and 322) toward the Academic Minor.

Category B: Courses on Polish culture, literature, and cinema (at least 6 credits are required from category B):

  • POLISH 314 (Polish Cinema)
  • POLISH 325 (Polish Literature in English, to 1900)
  • POLISH 326 (Polish Literature in English, 1900 to present)
  • POLISH 432 (Topics in Polish Literature)
  • SLAVIC 490 (Issues of the Cultures of Eastern Europe).


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