Hindi Minor

A minor in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies with a Hindi concentration is available via two options: the language track and the literature track

Option 1: Language Track Requirement: 5 Courses

  • 3-4 language courses, 2 of which at the 300 level or above*
  • 1-2 corresponding literature/culture courses at the 100 level or above.

Option 2: Literature Track Requirement: 5 Courses

  • 2 language courses*
  • 2-3 corresponding literature/culture courses at the 100 level or above. Courses must be taken in AMES.
  • Students may take 1 at large literature/culture course. Courses must be taken in AMES. 

* NOTE: Elementary level courses (100 level ) may not count toward the major or the minor. Students whose competence in a language exceeds the most advanced level offered by the department may substitute literature/culture courses for language courses.

For additional information, or to schedule a placement test, please contact the the Coordinator of the Hindi Language Program Professor Satendra Khanna (skhanna@duke.edu).

  • 4 Language Courses chosen from among the following:

HINDI 203—Intermediate Hindi
HINDI 204—Intermediate Hindi
HINDI 305—Advanced Hindi
HINDI 306—Advanced Hindi
HINDI 407S—Topics in Hindi
HINDI 408S—Topics in Hindi

  • 1 AMES course in Hindi Literature/Culture*

* NOTE: only courses taken in one of Duke campuses could be counted towards the literature/culture requirement