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Courses in LSA II: S. Asian Studies
South Asian Studies (SAS)
SAS 501. Proseminar in South Asian Studies
Graduate standing. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

This course provides a general introduction for graduate and professional school students to South Asian Studies. Faculty from multiple schools and departments will discuss historical and contemporary issues from diverse disciplinary perspectives. Student participation in the South Asia Center's Scholarly Lecture series will comprise a required component of the course work.

SAS 698. Independent Study: South Asia
Graduate standing. (Prerequisites enforced at registration.) (1 - 3). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

An independent research or special project on South Asia is designed to meet student needs not currently available through regularly scheduled courses. Projects should be designed by the student in consultation with the sponsoring faculty member, and should result in a significant piece of writing.

SAS 798. MA Essay in South Asian Studies
Consent of instructor required. Center MA Students. Graduate standing. (1 - 6). (INDEPENDENT). May not be repeated for credit.

The Master's Essay is a substantial research paper reflecting interdisciplinary training and the ability to use Western language literature and South Asian language sources. The thesis is usually undertaken in the last term of the degree program, under the supervision of two Center faculty of record, one of whom will be the faculty of record. Students in the joint degree programs should refer to the appropriate sections in the handbook for additional requirements specific to their program.

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