Hindu Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the group of South Asian theologies and philosophies collectively known as Hinduism; together with the religious history and cultural and social manifestations of the faith. Includes instruction in Hindu theology and philosophy (dharma); literature (Vedas, Upanishads, Epics, and commentaries); the Hindu Pantheon, sects, and movements; schools and disciplines; and related arts and sciences.

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Hindu Studies Major

What Courses Do Hindu Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Hindu Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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  • Foreign Language
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Religious Studies