South Asia Studies Minor Program requirements

minor program requirements

[official College of Arts & Sciences requirements articulation also available as PDF]

A. Required Course (3 credit hours):

NELC 2220 [.01 or .02] Introduction to South Asian Studies (3) [cross-listed as Comp. Stds. 2220]

2. Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

- minimum 6 credit hours at the 3000-level.
- language coursework is strongly encouraged; up to 3 units of Hindi, Urdu, Persian or Tibetan coursework at the 2000-level or above may count toward the minor

Near Eastern Languages & Cultures (NELC)
     3620 Everyday Life in South Asia (3)
     3625[.01/.02] Understanding Bollywood, Knowing India: Hindi Cinema Since 1960 (3)

     5241 Interdisciplinary Approaches to South Asian Studies (3)

History
     2390 Ancient India (3)
     2392 Colonial India (3)
     2393 Contemporary India (3)
     3365 History of Afghanistan (3)
     4390 Readings in South Asian History (3)

History of Art
     5711 Art of India I (3)
     5724 The Buddhist Art of Gandhåra and Kåßmªr (3)

Philosophy
     2120 Asian Philosophies

Religious Studies
     3671 Religions of India (3)
     3673 The Buddhist Tradition (3)

Sanskrit
     5902 Elementary Sanskrit (3)
     5903 Intermediate Sanskrit (3)
     5904 Vedic Sanskrit (1-3)

C. Special Topics Courses, substitutable electives by petitioned with relevant subjectmatter:

Comparative Studies
     2105 Literature and Ethnicity (3)
     2321 Introduction to Asian American Studies (3)
     3661 The City and Culture (3)

     4803 Studies in Asian American Literature and Culture (3) (cross-listed with English 4587)
     5691 Special Topics in Comparative Studies (3)

English
     4564.04 Major Authors: Salman Rushdie (3)
     4581 Special Topics in U.S. Ethnic Literatures (3)
     4583 Special Topics in World Literature: Imagining India (3)
    4587 Studies in Asian American Literature and Culture (3) (cross-listed with Comp. Stds. 4803)

History of Art
     2003 Asian Art (3)

Religious Studies
     2102.01(H) Literature and Religion (3)
     2370(H) Introduction to Comparative Religion (3)

Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
     2296(H) Topics in Women’s Studies (3)

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