May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Indian Culture Minor

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This minor is designed to allow students to develop a more profound understanding of Indian culture. The curriculum is strongly interdisciplinary, encompassing courses in linguistics, anthropology, English, geography, mathematics, philosophy, political science, and sociology.

Students completing the minor will possess: (1) a well-rounded, multidisciplinary understanding of the culture and geography of India and of contemporary Indian society and politics; and (2) a high degree of preparedness to pursue careers in business or teaching that require knowledge of Indian society and its traditions.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Indian Culture requires 18 hours of course work, as follows:

12 hours of courses on India from anthropology, English, geography, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, political science, sociology, and independent studies in India. Students choose from the following courses:


*The subtitle for this course must directly relate to the field of Indian culture.

Students in the Indian Culture minor program will be encouraged to participate in a study program in India in the course of their undergraduate education.

For more information, contact: Professor Srimati Basu, 214 Breckinridge Hall, 859-257-4372; or Professor Mark P. Whitaker, 214 Lafferty Hall, 859-257-2611;

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