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CGIS Undergraduate

Students interested in studies with a focus on South Asia may wish to apply for the Undergraduate certificate in South Asian Culture through the Global & International Studies Program. Students do not need to be GIST Majors, but can apply for the certificate independently. See course requirements below. Please contact advisor Laura Leonard at laleonar@ku.edu.

12 credit hours - 9 of which must be at the 300 level or above.

Core Course (3) 3
Peoples and Cultures of South Asia   
Electives (9) 9
These courses allow students to deepen their knowledge of the countries and issues in the region. These are just some example courses. Other courses may be approved.  
Introduction to Classical East Indian Dance  
      GIST 320
Love, Sex & Marriage in India
EVRN 420/GIST 323
Environmental Dynamics in India   
Advanced Topics in South Asian Studies: _____  
Politics and Society in the Contemporary Persianate World  
History of Tibet  
Topics in Hindi Culture, Language and Literature: _____  
Living Religions of the East  
     REL 360 Buddhist Traditions in Asia  
Special Topics in Religion: _____  
Yoga in Theory, Practice, and History  
Language Courses: 3 credit hours of the following can count toward the 9 credit hours of electives requirement above.  
Advanced Hindi I  
Advanced Hindi II  

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