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The Major and the Minor

As students prepare to declare a major, their academic interests and topics of study, the level of support and departmental study environment, professional development prospects, internship and immersion opportunities and the financial support available are all important considerations which determine the decision around the topic of Major. Here, we present information on the SAST Major and Minor, and the way in which study in the department can support students to flourish and do well in college, while preparing for life beyond graduation.  


There are many reasons to Major in the department:

South Asia Studies and a broad liberal arts education

Majoring, minoring, doubling majoring and career prospects

Study Abroad opportunities in India

Financial Support with Research Grants

Ingrid Heidelberg, SAST Major C'15 talks about her experience of double majoring in the department.

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