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Department of Central Eurasian Studies

Minor in Central Eurasian Studies

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements CEUSMIN

Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Electives. 15 credit hours:
    • CEUS-C 196 Introduction to Central Eurasian Language
    • CEUS-R 110 Central Asia: Cultures and Customs
    • CEUS-R 181 Language, Society and Culture in Turkey
    • CEUS-R 191 Introduction to Central Eurasia
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 213 Islam in Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 250 Introduction to the Ancient Near East
    • CEUS-R 251 Post-Taliban Afghanistan and the War on Terror
    • CEUS-R 252 Society and Politics in Contemporary Iran
    • CEUS-R 260 The Great Wall of China
    • CEUS-R 270 The Civilization of Tibet
    • CEUS-R 281 Turkish Literature in Translation
    • CEUS-R 290 Introduction to Central Asia, Mongolia, and Tibet
    • CEUS-R 291 Inner Asian Religious Beliefs
    • CEUS-R 292 Introduction to Turkic and Iranian Civilization
    • CEUS-R 294 Introduction to Hungary, Estonia, and Finland
    • CEUS-R 295 Contemporary East Central Europe
    • CEUS-R 296 Nomads, Networks & Communities
    • CEUS-R 297 China's Borderlands: Tibet, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 302 Modern Finland
    • CEUS-R 304 Hot Reads from a Cool Country: Contemporary Finnish Literature
    • CEUS-R 305 Scandinavia Today
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies
    • CEUS-R 310 Introduction to Central Asian History
    • CEUS-R 311 Travelers and Explorers in Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 312 Shrine and Pilgrimage in Central Asian Islam
    • CEUS-R 313 Islam in Soviet Union and Successor States
    • CEUS-R 314 Islamization in Inner Asia
    • CEUS-R 315 Politics and Society in Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 316 Peoples and Cultures of Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 318 Labor and Migration in Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 320 Central Asia in Soviet Times
    • CEUS-R 321 Gender and Women in Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 322 Jews of the Muslim East
    • CEUS-R 323 Eurasian Firewalls, Borders and National Security
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies
    • CEUS-R 330 Politics in Modern Xinjiang
    • CEUS-R 331 Grave Robbers, Missionaries, and Spies: Foreign Adventurers in Chinese Turkestan
    • CEUS-R 332 History of Xinjiang to 1911
    • CEUS-R 333 Cultures and Civilization of Xinjiang
    • CEUS-R 340 Introduction to Hungarian Studies
    • CEUS-R 342 Roma (Gypsy) History and Culture
    • CEUS-R 345 War and Peace in Eastern Europe in the 20th Century
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies
    • CEUS-R 351 Prophets, Poets, and Kings: Iranian Civilization
    • CEUS-R 352 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East
    • CEUS-R 354 Persian Literature in Translation
    • CEUS-R 356 State and Faith in Iranian Societies: Sources, Scholarships, Research
    • CEUS-R 359 Topics in Iranian Studies
    • CEUS-R 360 Modern Mongolia
    • CEUS-R 361 Mongolia's Middle Ages
    • CEUS-R 362 Mongolian Civilization and Folk Culture
    • CEUS-R 364 Shamanism and Folk Religion of the Mongols
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies
    • CEUS-R 370 Introduction to the History of Tibet
    • CEUS-R 371 Tibet and the West
    • CEUS-R 372 Sino-Tibetan Relations
    • CEUS-R 373 The Religions of Tibet
    • CEUS-R 375 Contemporary Tibet
    • CEUS-R 379 Topics in Tibetan Studies
    • CEUS-R 380 Literature of the Ottoman Court in Translation
    • CEUS-R 382 Cultural History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey
    • CEUS-R 383 Ten Sultans, One Empire: Ottoman Classical Age, 1300-1600
    • CEUS-R 385 Structure of Turkish
    • CEUS-R 386 Islam, Islamism, and Modernity in Turkey
    • CEUS-R 387 Contemporary Turkey
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies
    • CEUS-R 392 Uralic Peoples and Cultures
    • CEUS-R 393 The Mongol Century
    • CEUS-R 394 Environmental Problems and Social Constraints in Northern and Central Eurasia
    • CEUS-R 395 Politics of Identity in China and Inner Asia
    • CEUS-R 397 Empires of the Silk Road: History of Central Eurasia
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 411 Ethnic History of Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 412 Central Asia under Russian Rule
    • CEUS-R 413 Islamic Central Asia, Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries
    • CEUS-R 414 The Yasavi Sufis and Central Asian Islam
    • CEUS-R 415 The Naqshbandi Sufi Tradition in Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 416 Religion and Power in Islamic Central Asia
    • CEUS-R 441 Art and Music of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Hungary
    • CEUS-R 461 Mongolian Literature and Folklore
    • CEUS-R 462 Modern Inner Mongolia
    • CEUS-R 467 Mongolic Writing Systems
    • CEUS-R 491 Capstone Seminar in Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 492 Language and Society in Central Eurasia
    • CEUS-R 493 Theorizing Central Eurasia: The Problems of Nationalism
    • CEUS-R 494 Uralic Linguistics
    • CEUS-T 101 Introductory Finnish I
    • CEUS-T 102 Introductory Finnish II
    • CEUS-T 103 Introductory Estonian I
    • CEUS-T 104 Introductory Estonian II
    • CEUS-T 111 Introductory Uzbek I
    • CEUS-T 112 Introductory Uzbek II
    • CEUS-T 113 Introductory Kazakh I
    • CEUS-T 114 Introductory Kazakh II
    • CEUS-T 115 Introductory Tajik I
    • CEUS-T 116 Introductory Tajik II
    • CEUS-T 117 Introductory Turkmen I
    • CEUS-T 118 Introductory Turkmen II
    • CEUS-T 131 Introductory Uyghur I
    • CEUS-T 132 Introductory Uyghur II
    • CEUS-T 141 Introductory Hungarian I
    • CEUS-T 142 Introductory Hungarian II
    • CEUS-T 151 Introductory Persian I
    • CEUS-T 152 Introductory Persian II
    • CEUS-T 153 Introductory Pashto I
    • CEUS-T 154 Introductory Pashto II
    • CEUS-T 155 Introductory Sorani Kurdish I
    • CEUS-T 157 Introductory Sorani Kurdish II
    • CEUS-T 161 Introductory Mongolian I
    • CEUS-T 162 Introductory Mongolian II
    • CEUS-T 171 Introductory Tibetan I
    • CEUS-T 172 Introductory Tibetan II
    • CEUS-T 181 Introductory Turkish I
    • CEUS-T 182 Introductory Turkish II
    • CEUS-T 183 Introductory Azerbaijani I
    • CEUS-T 184 Introductory Azerbaijani II
    • CEUS-T 198 Introductory Central Eurasian Languages I
    • CEUS-T 199 Introductory Central Eurasian Languages II
    • CEUS-T 201 Intermediate Finnish I
    • CEUS-T 202 Intermediate Finnish II
    • CEUS-T 203 Intermediate Estonian I
    • CEUS-T 204 Intermediate Estonian II
    • CEUS-T 211 Intermediate Uzbek I
    • CEUS-T 212 Intermediate Uzbek II
    • CEUS-T 213 Intermediate Kazakh I
    • CEUS-T 214 Intermediate Kazakh II
    • CEUS-T 215 Intermediate Tajik I
    • CEUS-T 216 Intermediate Tajik II
    • CEUS-T 217 Intermediate Turkmen I
    • CEUS-T 218 Intermediate Turkmen II
    • CEUS-T 231 Intermediate Uyghur I
    • CEUS-T 232 Intermediate Uyghur II
    • CEUS-T 241 Intermediate Hungarian I
    • CEUS-T 242 Intermediate Hungarian II
    • CEUS-T 251 Intermediate Persian I
    • CEUS-T 252 Intermediate Persian II
    • CEUS-T 253 Intermediate Pashto I
    • CEUS-T 254 Intermediate Pashto II
    • CEUS-T 255 Intermediate Sorani Kurdish I
    • CEUS-T 257 Intermediate Sorani Kurdish II
    • CEUS-T 261 Intermediate Mongolian I
    • CEUS-T 262 Intermediate Mongolian II
    • CEUS-T 271 Intermediate Tibetan I
    • CEUS-T 272 Intermediate Tibetan II
    • CEUS-T 281 Intermediate Turkish I
    • CEUS-T 282 Intermediate Turkish II
    • CEUS-T 283 Intermediate Azerbaijani I
    • CEUS-T 284 Intermediate Azerbaijani II
    • CEUS-T 298 Intermediate Central Eurasian Languages I
    • CEUS-T 299 Intermediate Central Eurasian Languages II
    • CEUS-T 301 Advanced Finnish I
    • CEUS-T 302 Advanced Finnish II
    • CEUS-T 303 Advanced Estonian I
    • CEUS-T 304 Advanced Estonian II
    • CEUS-T 311 Advanced Uzbek I
    • CEUS-T 312 Advanced Uzbek II
    • CEUS-T 313 Advanced Kazakh I
    • CEUS-T 314 Advanced Kazakh II
    • CEUS-T 331 Advanced Uyghur I
    • CEUS-T 332 Advanced Uyghur II
    • CEUS-T 341 Advanced Hungarian I
    • CEUS-T 342 Advanced Hungarian II
    • CEUS-T 351 Advanced Persian I
    • CEUS-T 352 Advanced Persian II
    • CEUS-T 353 Advanced Pashto I
    • CEUS-T 355 Advanced Sorani Kurdish I
    • CEUS-T 356 Middle Iranian Languages
    • CEUS-T 357 Advanced Sorani Kurdish II
    • CEUS-T 358 Old Iranian Languages
    • CEUS-T 359 Research in Classical Persian Texts
    • CEUS-T 361 Advanced Mongolian I
    • CEUS-T 362 Advanced Mongolian II
    • CEUS-T 363 Classical Mongolian I
    • CEUS-T 364 Classical Mongolian II
    • CEUS-T 371 Advanced Tibetan I
    • CEUS-T 372 Advanced Tibetan II
    • CEUS-T 373 Imperial Old Tibetan: The Language of the Tibetan Empire
    • CEUS-T 381 Advanced Turkish I
    • CEUS-T 382 Advanced Turkish II
    • CEUS-T 391 Introduction to Tokharian (Tocharian) Language
    • CEUS-T 395 Introduction to Aramaic
    • CEUS-T 398 Advanced Central Eurasian Languages I
    • CEUS-T 399 Advanced Central Eurasian Languages II
    • CEUS-T 476 Readings in Modern Tibetan Texts
    • CEUS-T 485 Media Turkish I
    • CEUS-T 486 Media Turkish II
    • CEUS-T 487 Classical Turkish: Ottoman
    • CEUS-T 489 Advanced Readings and Communication in Turkish
    • CEUS-T 493 Advanced Study of a Central Eurasian Language I
    • CEUS-T 494 Advanced Study of a Central Eurasian Language II
    • CEUS-X 490 Advanced Readings in Central Eurasian Studies
  2. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. 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.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. 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.
    4. 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.

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 CEUS 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

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Central Eurasian Studies (CEUSBA1)
  • Minor in Central Eurasian Studies with Language Certification (CEUSLNGMIN)

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.