Undergraduate Minor

Courses approved for the Minor in South Asian Studies

A list of the courses taught during the current semester can be found on the front page.


Survey Courses
:   (1 course required)

01:195:243  Introduction to the Literatures of South Asia (3)

01:195:249  Modern Literatures of South Asia (3)

01:013:365  Bollywood (3)

01:082:206   Art of India (3)

01:450:341  South Asia (3)

01:508:230  The Making of Modern India and Pakistan (3)

 

 

Elective Courses: (5 courses required)

01:013:146  Elementary Bengali I (4)

01:013:147  Elementary Bengali II (4)

01:013:160  Elementary Hindi I (4)

01:013:161  Elementary Hindi II (4)

01:013:162  Elementary Urdu I (4)

01:013:163  Elementary Urdu II (4)

01:013:170  Elementary Malayalam (4)

01:013:176  Elementary Persian I (4)

01:013:177  Elementary Persian II (4)

01:013:180  Elementary Sanskrit I (4)

01:013:181  Elementary Sanskrit II (4)

01:013:201  Classical Literatures of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia (3)

01:013:231  Introduction to the Literatures of South Asia (3)

01:013:232  Women Writers of South Asia (3)

01:013:246  Intermediate Bengali (4)

01:013:247  Intermediate Bengali (4)

01:013:260  Intermediate Hindi (3)

01:013:261  Intermediate Hindi (3)

01:013:276   Intermediate Persian I (4)

01:013:280  Intermediate Sanskrit I (4)

01:013:281  Intermediate Sanskrit II (4)

01:013:307  Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures and Theories (3)

01:013:331  Modern Literatures of South Asia (3)

01:013:337   Film and Literature in South Asia (3)

01:013:360  Advanced Hindi I  (4)

01:013:361  Advanced Hindi II (4)

01:013:365  Bollywood (3)

01:013:376  Advanced Persian (3)

01:013:439  Gender, Nation, and Literature in South Asia (3)

01:013:433   Modern Urdu Literature and Popular Culture (3)

01:070:244  Ethnography of South Asia (3)

01:070:389  Ethnography of Gender in South Asia (3)

01:082: 205  Introduction to Asian Art (3)

01:082:206   Art of India (3)

01:195:232   Women Writers of South Asia (3)

01:195:243  Introduction to the Literatures of South Asia (3)

01:195:249  Modern Literatures of South Asia (3)

01:220:357  Economics of India (3)

01:450:341  South Asia (3)

01:508:110  Political Islam (3)

01:508:230   The Making of Modern India and Pakistan (3)

01:508:231  Early Civilizations of South Asia (3)

01:508:240  Classical Asia (3)

01:508:330  Early Modern South Asia, 1500-1800 (3)

01:508:331  Women in South Asian History (3)

01:508:332  Slavery in South Asian History (3)

01:508:333  Culture and Power in South Asia (3)

01:508:335  Modern South Asia (3)

01:508:338  Asian Migrations (3)

01:508:336  South Asia, 1947-Present (3)

01:508:337  Pirates, Pilgrims and Poets: Globalization in Indian Ocean History (3)

01:730:368  Hindu Philosophy (3)

01:730:369  Buddhist Philosophy (3)

01:730:374  Islamic Philosophy and Mysticism (3)

01:840:203  Islamic Scriptures (3)

01:840:204  Hindu Scriptures (3)

01:840:205  Buddhist Scriptures (3)

01:840:211  Religion in Asia (3)

01:840:224  Hinduism (3)

01:840:226  Islam (3)

01:840:321  Yoga: Its History and Philosophy (3)

01:840:323  Buddhism (3)

01:840:345  Hindu Gurus in the West (3)

01:840:357  Krishna (3)

01:840:358  Bhagvad Gita (3)

01:840:364  Sikhism and North Indian History (3)

01:840:366   The Yoga of Devotion: Bhakti (3)

01:840:368  Hindu Philosophy (3)

01:840:369  Buddhist Philosophy (3)

01:840:374  Islamic Philosophy (3)

01:840:403  Seminar on the Vedanta Sutras (3)

01:840:405  Western Encounter with Hinduism (3)

01:988:310  South Asian Feminisms (3)

01:988:389  Ethnography of Gender in South Asia (3)

 

NOTES:

Only three courses from the same department can count toward the minor.

The following courses vary in their South Asian component. Students should discuss course content with the instructor and obtain prior permission from the director of the South Asian Studies Program in order for these courses to count toward the minor.

01:013:301      Cinemas of Africa and Asia (3)

01:070:308      Anthropology of Religion (3)

01:070:293–5  Issues in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology (3,3,3)

01:070:320      Diaspora, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States (3)

01:790:315      Politics and Culture (3)

01:790:424      Gender and Political Economy (3)

01:840:294      Topics: Study of Religion (3)

01:840:356      Sufism: Mystical Islam (3)

01:840:423      Seminar in Buddism (3)

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