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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.  
Introduction to Classical East Indian Dance  
Topics in Environmental Studies: _____  
Advanced Topics in South Asian Studies: _____  
Politics and Society in the Contemporary Persianate World  
Special Study: _____  
History of Tibet  
Topics in Hindi Culture, Language and Literature: _____  
Living Religions of the East  
Hinduism  
Undergraduate Seminar in Religion: _____  
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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