Courses for Fall 2014

  • Elementary Sanskrit I

    This course introduces Sanskrit to students who have no prior knowledge of any language other than English. Students quickly learn to read the Devanāgarī script and study the basics of the sound-system of Sanskrit. The course rapidly surveys the basics of Sanskrit grammar while using adaptations of classical Indian myths and stories as reading exercises.
    SANS 0100 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Buchta
  • Sanskrit Epic Narrative

    Consolidates and extends the knowledge of Sanskrit grammar introduced in first year Sanskrit; acquaints students first-hand with basic themes of ancient Indian culture, and cultivates the reading and interpretive skills necessary to read epic and closely related Sanskrit narrative with comprehension and increased fluency. Prerequisite: SANS 0200.
    SANS 0300 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Byrd
  • Early Sanskrit Philosophy and Religion

    Reading in Sanskrit of selections from the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gītā, Dharmasāstras, etc. Prerequisite: SANS 0200.
    SANS 1020 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Buchta
  • Conference: Especially for Honors Students

    Section numbers vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course. Instructor's permission required.
    SANS 1990 S01
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
  • Sanskrit Preliminary Exam Preparation

    For graduate students who have met the tuition requirement and are paying the registration fee to continue active enrollment while preparing for a preliminary examination.
    SANS 2970 S01
    Schedule Code
    E: Grad Enrollment Fee/Dist Prep
  • Sanskrit Reading and Research

    Section numbers will vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course. Instructor permission required.
    SANS 2980 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Fitzgerald
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research