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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
ASIAN LANGUAGES & LITERATURE
SANSKRIT

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SNKRT 301 Introduction to Sanskrit (5) Cox, Salomon
Basic grammar and vocabulary of the classical language. Reading of elementary texts from the epic or Puranic literature. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

SNKRT 302 Introduction to Sanskrit (5) Cox, Salomon
Basic grammar and vocabulary of the classical language. Reading of elementary texts from the epic or Puranic literature. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SNKRT 301. Offered: W.

SNKRT 303 Introduction to Sanskrit (5) Cox, Salomon
Basic grammar and vocabulary of the classical language. Reading of elementary texts from the epic or Puranic literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SNKRT 302. Offered: Sp.

SNKRT 401 Intermediate Sanskrit (5) VLPA Cox, Salomon
Further study of classical grammar; introduction to classical literature and Vedic language and texts. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SNKRT 303. Offered: A.

SNKRT 402 Intermediate Sanskrit (5) VLPA Cox, Salomon
Further study of classical grammar; introduction to classical literature and Vedic language and texts. Second in a sequence of three. Offered: W.

SNKRT 403 Intermediate Sanskrit (5) VLPA Cox, Salomon
Further study of classical grammar; introduction to classical literature and Vedic language and texts. Third in a sequence of three. Offered: Sp.

SNKRT 411 Advanced Sanskrit (5, max. 15) VLPA Cox, Salomon
Reading and analysis of classical texts, chosen according to students' interests. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SNKRT 403. Offered: A.

SNKRT 412 Advanced Sanskrit (5, max. 15) VLPA Cox, Salomon
Reading and analysis of classical texts, chosen according to students' interests. Second in a sequence of three. Offered: W.

SNKRT 413 Advanced Sanskrit (5, max. 15) VLPA Cox, Salomon
Reading and analysis of classical texts, chosen according to students' interests. Third in a sequence of three. Offered: Sp.

SNKRT 491 Vedic Studies (3) VLPA Salomon
Readings of selected Vedic texts, with linguistic, religious, and historical analyses. Includes background material on Vedic religion, literature, and culture. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SNKRT 303.

SNKRT 492 Vedic Studies (3) VLPA Salomon
Readings of selected Vedic texts, with linguistic, religious, and historical analyses. Includes background material on Vedic religion, literature, and culture. Second in a sequence of three.

SNKRT 493 Vedic Studies (3) VLPA Salomon
Readings of selected Vedic texts, with linguistic, religious, and historical analyses. Includes background material on Vedic religion, literature, and culture. Third in a sequence of three.

SNKRT 494 Readings in Religious Classics of India (5) VLPA
Reading and analysis of the older religious brahmanical texts. Prerequisite: SNKRT 402.

SNKRT 495 Studies in Indian Thought (3, max. 9) VLPA Cox
Religious and philosophical traditions in South Asia. The original documents studied vary from year to year. Prerequisite: SNKRT 402.

SNKRT 499 Undergraduate Research (3-5, max. 15)
Primarily for Sanskrit language and literature majors. Offered: AWSpS.

SNKRT 550 Seminar on Sanskrit Literature (3, max. 9) Salomon
Detailed study of selected authors, periods, or traditions, within the context of Indian literary history. Prerequisite: SNKRT 403 or permission of instructor.

SNKRT 555 Seminar on Sanskrit Grammar (3, max. 6) Salomon
Reading and critical study of traditional literature on grammar and language, including texts of Paninian and other schools. Offered: A.

SNKRT 560 Readings in Philosophical Sanskrit (3, max. 9) Cox, Salomon
Intensive reading and analysis of Hindu or Buddhist philosophical texts. Prerequisite: SNKRT 494 or permission of instructor.

SNKRT 570 Seminar in Indian Epigraphy and Paleography (3, max. 6) Salomon
Introduction to the study of inscriptions and other original documents in Sanskrit and Prakrit languages and in Kharosthi, Brahmi, and derived scripts. History of writing in India and development of Indic scripts. Methods of critical evaluation of inscriptions as sources of political and cultural history. Prerequisite: SNKRT 403.

SNKRT 581 Readings in Buddhist Texts (3, max. 9) Cox
Interpretation of original sources. Texts vary from year to year. Prerequisite: ability to study sources in the original languages, an introduction to Buddhist thought, and permission of instructor.

SNKRT 582 Readings in Buddhist Texts (3, max. 9) Cox
Interpretation of original sources. Texts vary from year to year. Prerequisite: ability to study sources in the original languages, an introduction to Buddhist thought, and permission of instructor.