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Language Courses

All students taking classes in the Hindi-Urdu Language Program will learn to read and write both the Devanagari and Nastaliq scripts, and grammar and vocabulary common to both as well as specific to each.

HIND_URD 111-1 Hindi-Urdu I (1 Unit)   Beginning college-level sequence to develop basic literacy and oral proficiency in Hindi-Urdu.

HIND_URD 111-2 Hindi-Urdu I (1 Unit)   Beginning college-level sequence to develop basic literacy and oral proficiency in Hindi-Urdu.Prerequisite: grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 111-1 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 111-3 Hindi-Urdu I (1 Unit)   Beginning college-level sequence to develop basic literacy and oral proficiency in Hindi-Urdu.Prerequisite: grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 111-2 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 116-0 Accelerated Hindi-Urdu Literacy (1 Unit)   One-quarter course for speakers of Hindi-Urdu with no literacy skills. Devanagari and Nastaliq scripts; broad overview of Hindi-Urdu grammar.Prerequisite: consent of department.

HIND_URD 121-1 Hindi-Urdu II (1 Unit)   Intermediate-level sequence developing literacy and oral proficiency in Hindi-Urdu.Prerequisite: grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 111-3 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 121-2 Hindi-Urdu II (1 Unit)   Intermediate-level sequence developing literacy and oral proficiency in Hindi-Urdu.Prerequisite: grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 121-1 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 121-3 Hindi-Urdu II (1 Unit)   Intermediate-level sequence developing literacy and oral proficiency in Hindi-Urdu.Prerequisite: grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 121-2 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 210-0 Hindi-Urdu III: Topics in Intermediate Hindi-Urdu (1 Unit)   A series of independent intermediate Hindi-Urdu courses, developing proficiency through readings and discussions. Devanagari/Nastaliq script. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.Prerequisite: Grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 121-3 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 310-0 Hindi-Urdu IV (1 Unit)   Standalone course focused on literature and culture. Emphasis on reading, writing about, and discussing literary culture. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.Prerequisites: grade of at least C- in HIND_URD 211-1,2,3 or equivalent.

HIND_URD 316-0 Translation and Literature (1 Unit)   Hindi-Urdu literature. Cultural and historical dimensions of South Asian literature, translation. Taught in conjunction with ASIAN_LC 290-0. May be repeated for credit with different topic.Prerequisites: HIND_URD 211-1,2,3 (minimum grade C-) or instructor permission.

HIND_URD 320-0 Topics Hindi-Urdu Literature (1 Unit)   Hindi-Urdu literature. Cultural and historical dimensions of South Asian literature. May be repeated for credit with a different topic.Prerequisites: 2 300-level courses in Hindi-Urdu or instructor permission. Proficiency in reading Hindi or Urdu script is required.Literature Fine Arts Distro Area

HIND_URD 399-0 Independent Study (1 Unit)   For students who have advanced with distinction beyond the regular course offerings in Hindi Urdu.Prerequisite: consent of department.

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