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South Asian Studies

Mount Holyoke College

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
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54400 USD/year
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About

A minimum of 40 credits of course work is required. Any course that devotes 50% or more of its substance to the region, peoples, or issues may count toward the Bachelor in South Asian Studies at Mount Holyoke College. The equivalent of two years of college-level foreign language study is required for all majors except South Asian which strongly encourages, but not requires, language study.

Overview

Explore the rich and extremely diverse cultures of Asia, home to some 60 percent of humanity.

One of four interdisciplinary majors offered within the Asian Studies Program, the Asian studies (transregional) major allows students to study the diversity of Asia in a comparative framework. Complementing course work at Mount Holyoke are extracurricular activities and study abroad programs that broaden and deepen students’ understanding of Asia.

South Asian Studies major offered by Mount Holyoke College graduate to pursue graduate study and careers in fields as varied as:
  • education
  • business
  • NGOs, journalism
  • the arts
  • government service

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop knowledge of the history of premodern and modern South Asia. 
  • Develop knowledge of the arts, literature, religions, and philosophies of South Asia. 
  • Develop knowledge of the geography, politics, economics, and societies of South Asia. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Arts of India
  • Women and Buddhism
  • Topics in Asian Studies: 'Modern Indian and South Asian Writers'
  • Muslim Politics in South Asia
  • History of Modern South Asia, 1700 to the Present 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Mount Holyoke Writing Supplement (optional)
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms (from core academic courses)
  • Midyear Report (due February 15, as applicable)*
  • Standardized Test Scores (optional)
  • Art Supplement (optional)
  • English Proficiency Requirements for non-native English speakers
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)
  • Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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