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. Students cannot declare both the certificate in South Asian languages and civilizations and the minor in Hindi/Urdu studies.
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|
|At least three upper-division, 3-credit-hour HIND courses.|
|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|