A minor in Hindi/Urdu studies can be selected by students who wish to gain a basic understanding of the language as well as history, culture and literary traditions of South Asia.
Please contact the department's undergraduate academic advisor for any questions.
A minimum of 19 credit hours must be taken in Hindi/Urdu language and literature courses, including a total of 9 upper-division credit hours.
All coursework applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better. The GPA for all minor coursework must equal 2.00 or higher. No pass/fail work may be applied. Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division credit hours, of transfer work toward a minor.
Required Courses and Credits
|HIND 2110||Intermediate Hindi 1||5|
|HIND 2120||Intermediate Hindi 2||5|
|Choose at least three upper-division, 3-credit-hour HIND courses:||9|
|Advanced Hindi 1|
|Advanced Hindi 2|
|Screening India: A History of Bollywood Cinema|
|Living Indian Epics: The Ramayana and the Mahabharata in the Modern Political Imagination|
|South Asian Diasporas: Imagining Home Abroad|
|The Power of the Word: Subversive and Censored 20th Century Indo-Pakistani Literature|
|The Many Faces of Krishna in South Asia Literature and Culture|
|Devotional Literature in South Asia|
|Total Credit Hours||19|