This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2019 to April 2020.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2019-2020, please consult the class search website.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

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HNDI 114.3: Introductory Hindi I

This course introduces Hindi to students with no prior knowledge of the language. Students will develop basic reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension skills in the Hindi language. Students will learn the Devanagri script and the Hindi sound system through relevant, culturally situated materials. Course materials are enhanced and complemented by audio-visual and computer based activities. Students will be introduced to basic grammar and everyday vocabulary in Hindi. Equal emphasis will be given to reading, writing, listening and speaking comprehension. Useful phrases and common vocabulary words will be taught to the students against the background cultural information.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours


HNDI 117.3: Introductory Hindi II

This course continues developing Hindi language skills at the introductory level. This course will foster linguistic knowledge, communication skills, and cultural awareness. The course will encompass increased grammatical concepts for effective writing and conversation. Equal emphasis will be given to reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
Prerequisite(s): HNDI 114