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Major: South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics


South Asian languages, literatures, and linguistics programs focus on one or more of the languages of the people of the Indian subcontinent and its associated borderlands and island groups, including Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Punjabi, Tamil, and Urdu languages.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Bengali Language and Literature
  • Hindi Language and Literature
  • Punjabi Language and Literature
  • Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Tamil Language and Literature
  • Urdu Language and Literature


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

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