Sanskrit

The following sequence fulfills the General Education Program's World Languages requirement.

SOAS:2901 First-Year Sanskrit: First Semester, 4 s.h.
Grammar, basic vocabulary; elementary readings. Offered fall semesters of even years. Requirements: undergraduate standing. GE: Foreign Language (NEW GE: World Languages), First Level Proficiency. Same as 20E:110.

SOAS:2902 First-Year Sanskrit: Second Semester, 4 s.h.
Readings in epic and story literature. Offered spring semesters of odd years. Prerequisites: SOAS:2901. Requirements: undergraduate standing. GE: Foreign Language (NEW GE: World Languages), Second Level Proficiency. Same as 20E:111.

SOAS:3901 Second-Year Sanskrit: First Semester, 3 s.h.
Readings in epic and puranic texts. Offered fall semesters of odd years. Prerequisites: SOAS:2902. Requirements: undergraduate standing. GE: Foreign Language (NEW GE: World Languages), Second Level Proficiency. Same as 20E:121.

SOAS:3902 Second-Year Sanskrit: Second Semester, 3 s.h.
The Bhagavadgita and related religious/philosophical texts. Offered spring semesters of even years. Prerequisites:. SOAS:3901. Requirements: undergraduate standing. GE: Foreign Language (NEW GE: World Languages), Fourth Level Proficiency. Same as 20E:122.

Students interested in Sanskrit language study beyond the General Education requirement may take third-year Sanskrit courses

SOAS:4201 Third-Year Sanskrit: First Semester, 3 s.h.
Readings in philosophical and literary Sanskrit. Offered fall semesters. Prerequisites: SOAS:3902.

SOAS:4202 Third-Year Sanskrit: Second Semester, 3 s.h.
Continuation of SOAS:4201. Offered spring semesters. Prerequisites: SOAS:4201.