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Academics

Master's

South Asia Program

This Master's degree program in Asian Studies is designed for students who want more work in language and area studies before entering the professional, business, or academic fields.
Minor

South Asia Program

A candidate for the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree at Cornell University may achieve a minor in South Asian Studies by completing at least 18 units of course work.
Study Abroad Opportunity

South Asia Program

The Nilgiris Field Learning Center (NFLC) is a unique partnership between the Indian NGO, Keystone Foundation, and Cornell University.

Minor

South Asia Program

The minor in Sanskrit Studies is for students who wish to broaden and deepen their competence in the Sanskrit language and traditional Indian religious, literary, and philosophical culture.
Study Abroad Opportunity

South Asia Program

This two-semester course includes a January intersession study trip to India.
Major

South Asia Program

A major in Asian Studies is rewarding for students of all backgrounds, as the global presence of Asia becomes ever more visible.
Internship

South Asia Program

This program supports CALS undergraduate students in pursuit of challenging, professionally focused summer internships and research placements.
Internship

South Asia Program

TCI funds and operates a summer internship program that places Cornell graduate students with research internship opportunities across India.
Study Abroad Opportunity

South Asia Program

Spend a semester in Sri Lanka, learning local languages, living with host families, and conducting an independent study project on one of its deeply-rooted traditions or contemporary post-war challenges.
Study Abroad Opportunity

South Asia Program

Work with the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) on some of its community development efforts for the benefit of indigenous and rural people in southern India.