South Asia Studies Major
A major in South Asia Studies requires nine South Asia Studies or South Asia Studies related units, including completion of Intermediate Hindi-Urdu or demonstration of advanced proficiency in a South Asian language; at least two units in the humanities; and at least two units in the social sciences. Two units may be at the 100-level; at least two must be at the 300-level (excluding 350). Introduction to Hindi-Urdu cannot count toward the major; Intermediate Hindi-Urdu can.
South Asia Studies Minor
A minor in South Asia Studies requires five South Asia Studies or South Asia Studies related units. At least one of these must be in the humanities; at least one in the social sciences; and at least one at the 300-level (excluding 350). Only one course at the 100 level may count toward the minor. Introduction to Hindi-Urdu cannot count toward the minor; Intermediate Hindi-Urdu can.
Honors is granted to majors who research, write, and defend an honors thesis. Admission to the honors program requires a grade point average of at least 3.5 in work in the major above the 100-level; the department may petition for an exception to this college policy for students with a GPA between 3.0 and 3.5.
For a list of South Asia Studies and South Asia Studies related courses, please see our Courses.