Requirements for the Minor in South Asian Studies (SOA)

All courses offered for the minor must be passed with a letter grade of C or higher.  At least nine credits toward the minor must be upper-division.

Completion of the minor requires seven courses or 21 credits.
    1. AAS 201 Introduction to the Civilization of the Indian Subcontinent
    2. AAS 338 Contemporary India: History, Politics, and Diplomacy
    3. One of the following: 
        AAS/RLS 256 Hinduism
        AAS/RLS 260 Buddhism
        AAS/RLS 280 Islam
    4. Three of the following: 
        AAS 110 Appreciating Indian Music
        AAS 209 Indian Classical Dance
        AAS 212 Asian and Asian American Studies Topics in the Humanities (appropriate topic only)
        AAS/LIN 250 Languages and Cultures of Asian Americans
        AAS 320 Literature of India
        AAS 330 Language and Society in South Asia
        AAS 326 Indian Mythology
        AAS 327 Great Epics of India: Ramayana and Mahabharata
        AAS/PHI 386 Topics in Asian Philosophy
    5. One additional course (a minimum of 3 credits) chosen from the following:
        AAS 211 Asian and Asian American Studies Topics in the Social Sciences (appropriate topic only)
        AAS 212 Asian and Asian American Studies Topics in the Humanities (appropriate topic only)
        ANT 311 Immersion in Another Culture (appropriate topic only)
        AAS 333 Indian Cinemas & Cultures
        ARH 203 History of Asian Art
        CLT 220 Non-Western Literature (appropriate topic only)
        EGL 373 Literature in English from Non-Western Cultures (appropriate topic only)
        EGL 374 Literature in Relation to Other Disciplines (appropriate topic only)
        HIN 111 Elementary Hindi I
        HIN 112 Elementary Hindi II
        HIN 211 Intermediate Hindi I
        HIN 212 Intermediate Hindi II
        LIN 431 Analysis of an Uncommonly Taught Language (appropriate topic only)
        AAS/RLS 367 Meditation and Enlightenment
        AAS/RLS 380 Islamic Classics
        AAS 391, 392  Special Topics in Asian and Asian American Studies (formerly SAS 401, 402)
        AAS 447 Directed Readings (formerly SAS 447)
        AAS 487 Supervised Research (formerly SAS 487)
        SKT 111 Elementary Sanskrit I
        SKT 112 Elementary Sanskrit II
        THR 313 Asian Theatre and Drama