21 credits in at least 7 courses to be distributed as follows:
3 credits of an introductory course
9 credits in area courses (includes language option for 6 credits)
6 credits in disciplinary courses
3 credits of capstone seminar
Certificate Course List
View the Spring 24 Course list here. All courses applied to the certificate can also be used to satisfy breadth requirements.
The Center for South Asia is working with the International Business program in the UW Business School to develop a track in South Asian Studies. Currently the following classes are approved for credit in the South Asia Certificate: International Business 200: International Business and International Business 365: Business in Emerging India. For more information about these courses, please contact, Sachin Tuli.
South Asia Language Study
South Asian Languages are offered either in academic year through the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures or in the summer through the South Asia Summer Language Insitutue.. Please check the offerings available within each unit as they are subject to change. Languages included in the course list are: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu.
Study Abroad in South Asia
Academic year, Semester-long, and Summer programs are offered through the UW-Madison International Division. Please refer to their website for program information and deadlines. Currently there are opportunities such as the South Asian Flagship Languages Initiative Program, SIT Development, Gender, and Social Change in the Himalaya, UW Global Health Community Health and Health Disparity in Nepal, and UW Global Health Community Health & Asset-Based Community Development in Sri Lanka.