Learning Outcomes: Slavic Languages and Literatures, PhD

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Slavic Languages & Literatures


  1. Students will be capable of theoretically informed analytical engagement with the literature of their specialization.
  2. Students will be familiar with contemporary literary-historical and theoretical research methods in Slavic studies and able to produce major research output.
  3. Students will advance in proficiency in the language of their major fields to the Superior level, enabling professional work in the language. Students will acquire some proficiency in a second relevant regional language.
  4. Students will be introduced to current literature and language teaching methodologies and gain practical mentored experience in both.
  5. Students will be savvy professionals, able to produce successful grant applications, negotiate in the job market, at professional conferences, and confidently pursue publication.