Instruction offered under the direction of the Faculty of Arts.
South Asian Studies 315
Understanding South Asia
The roots of ancient civilization; society, resources and environment; racial, ethnic and cultural diversities; philosophic and religious traditions; arts and aesthetics; historical bases of tradition and modernity; role of education in social development; ideological differences and economic development. Primary focus on India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. Course Hours:H(3-0)
This interdisciplinary course will discuss the culture and society of India today. Emphasis will be on casteism, communalism, religion, regionalism, globalization, ethnicity, class and gender in Indian society. Course Hours:H(3-0) Prerequisite(s):South Asian Studies 315 or consent of the Faculty.