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Prospectus

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Courses

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Introduction to Asian Studies 5
Thesis Class 5

Select two electives of the following

History, Theory, Nation: Readings from the South 10
Sharing the Tales of Buddha: Narrative Art in Asia 10
Advanced Readings in Sanskrit Literature 10
Hindi Literature 10

Second semester

Contemporary Indian Politics 10.0 or 5.
MA Thesis Asian Studies (60 EC) 15

Select one of the following electives

Topics in South and Southeast Asian Art History 5.0/10.0
History and Heritage in South Asia 10

Alternatively, student may opt to take one of the following language courses at beginners level for 10 EC

Buddhist sacred texts: Buddhism and psychology, advanced course 10
Hindi 1 10
Sanskrit 1 10

Alternatively, student may opt to take one of the following language courses at beginners level for 5 EC

Hindi 2 10
Tibetan 2 (cancelled 2012-2013) 10
Sanskrit 2 10