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In-Country Coursework


Coursework completed in-country includes the following, each for one unit of resident credit at the student’s home institution:

Historical India
History/Humanities: Addresses the culture and history of India from her earliest civilizations to Independence in 1947, including the Mughal and colonial periods.

Contemporary India
Anthropology/Social Sciences: Addresses India’s post-colonial experience and topics in the study of society, politics, and economics of contemporary India.

Instruction in reading, writing and conversational skills provided by faculty of the American Institute of Indian Studies.

Independent Field Project (IFP)
An independent project conducted through the course of the semester, designed in consultation with a home-campus faculty member and supervised by the Faculty Director. Students do preparatory http://essayonlinewriter.com/case-study-writing/ reading and library research in the spring and summer prior to their stay in India.