The South Asian Studies emphasis offers courses in history, politics, philosophy, religion, culture, social life and languages of India. It thus provides the opportunity for study of an ancient and extensive civilization with a significant role in human history. An emphasis in South Asian Studies prepares students to enter MA and PhD programs in this area of specialization, which often provide intensive summer language programs. An advanced degree opens a variety of professional and job opportunities for those planning to work in such fields as international business, trade and diplomacy, international law or agricultural development, among others. Please note that South Asian Studies course offerings are currently very limited. Students who wish to have a more robust course of study in the emphasis area may need to consider a South Asian study abroad experience in addition to their coursework on campus.
This is an emphasis area of the following major:
This major has the following additional emphasis areas:
Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: