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Dhar India Studies Program

Minor in Hindi

Students on Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Spring 2023 requirements HINDIMIN

The Minor in Hindi is for students who want to acquire a profound understanding of Indian culture and social context by developing a high level of proficiency in all four skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening) in the Hindi language.

Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Hindi Language Courses.
    1. Second-Year Hindi I. One (1) course:
      • INST-H 200 Intermediate Hindi I
    2. Second-Year Hindi II. One (1) course:
      • INST-H 250 Intermediate Hindi II
    3. Advanced Hindi I. One (1) course:
      • INST-H 300 Advanced Hindi I
    4. Advanced Hindi II. One (1) course:
      • INST-H 350 Advanced Hindi II
  2. Electives. At least one (1) course:
    • INST-H 325 Hindi Conversation
    • INST-H 420 Hindi Literature
    • INST-I 211 Introduction to South Asian History
    • INST-I 212 The Civilization of Tibet
    • INST-I 303 Issues in Indian Culture and Society
    • INST-I 320 Contemporary India: History, Politics, and Society
    • INST-I 330 Issues in Indian Culture and Society
    • INST-I 362 International Relations of South Asia
    • INST-I 368 Philosophies of India
    • INST-I 370 Literature of India in Translation: Ancient and Classical
    • INST-I 371 Songs of Ecstasy: Loving God in Medieval India
    • INST-I 380 Women in South Asian Religious Traditions
    • INST-I 402 Introduction to the History of Tibet
    • INST-I 412 Criminal Justice in India
    • INST-I 414 India: Lost and Found in Translation
    • INST-X 490 Individual Readings in India Studies
    • Additional course(s) approved by the Director of India Studies
  3. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Minor Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    3. Minor Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    4. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Minor Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course at the 100–499 level with the INST subject area prefix—as well as any other subject areas that are deemed functionally equivalent
  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

    Exceptions to and substitutions for minor requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.