Foreign Study Prerequisites

The minimum prerequisite is two courses, one taken from lists of courses approved by WGSS and the other from a list approved by AMES (some courses appear on both lists).  Other courses with substantial South Asia-related content may also qualify as prerequisites. Please contact the current Faculty Director to find out whether a particular course might qualify. Admitted students will also need to complete a list of required readings that will prepare them for their stay in India and participate in a pre-program orientation specifically designed for this FSP.

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Approved Courses

  • ARTH 17.14/AMES 42.13 Art and Industry: The Visual Culture of South Asia (16F)
  • AMES 40.5/REL 28.03/WGSS 30.01 Transnational Muslim Feminisms (16F, 17X, 19S)
  • AMES 42.14 Political Economy of Development in South Asia (17F)
  • AMES 42.15 Ethnic Identity in Modern South Asia (17F)
  • ANTH 32/AMES 26: Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas (17W, 18S)
  • GOV 40: Politics of India (17S, 18S)
  • HIST 5.10: Gandhi: Twentieth Century India and the World (16F)
  • HIST 5.11: Gandhi and Twentieth Century India (18S, 19S)
  • HIST 75/AAAS 50/ENVS 45: Colonialism, Development, and the Environment in Africa & Asia (16F, 18S, 19S)
  • HIST 76: History of Modern South Asia (17W, 18S, 19S)
  • REL 07: Hindus & Muslims in India (First-Year Seminar, 16W)
  • REL 9/AMES 9: Hinduism (17W, 18W)
  • REL 18: Indian Buddhism (16S, 18S)
  • REL 40.01: Gods, Demons, and Monkeys: The Ramayana Epic of India (17S)
  • REL 40.07: Hindus and Muslims in India (18S)
  • REL 42/WGSS 43.04 Goddesses of India (17W, 18W)

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Approved Courses

  • WGSS 07: Writing India (First Year Seminar, Winter 2017)
  • WGSS 10: Sex, Gender, and Society (Summer, Fall, Winter Terms)
  • WGSS 16: Contemporary Issues in Feminism (16S, 17S, 18S)
  • WGSS 36.01/ANTH 31: Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (16S, 17S, 18W)
  • WGSS 41.04/AMES 40.05/REL 28.03 Transnational Muslim Feminisms (16F, 17X, 19S)
  • WGSS 43.04/REL 42 Goddesses of India (17W, 18W)