Not a major
Undergraduates may pursue South Asian Studies through a major or minor in the Department of Asian Language and Cultures.
One of the largest programs devoted to South Asia in the U.S., the Center for South Asian Studies is a U.S. Department of Education National Resource Center, and is a unit of the International Institute within the University of Michigan. The Center is committed to promoting a broader and deeper understanding of South Asia and its peoples, cultures, and histories by providing resources for faculty, students, and the community to learn and disseminate knowledge about the region. Our goals are to ensure that our students graduate with a greater global perspective and understanding; and to support innovative and advanced faculty research on international issues of major importance to the United States and the world.
The Center for South Asian Studies offers a broad, interdisciplinary approach to the study of South Asia at the Master's and Graduate Certificate levels. Undergraduates may pursue South Asian Studies through a major or minor in the Department of Asian Language and Cultures. In addition to the courses offered by the Center, students can find courses on South Asia offered by the various disciplinary departments, such as History, Anthropology, Political Science, etc. The Center posts a complete South Asia area course list on its web site each term.
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