Spring 2009 Course offerings


Topics In Indic Studies - IST 444, 3 Cr.

-Business & Entrepreneurship in India-

Co-Listed with Charlton College of Business

Special Topics in Management-MGT 492; 3 Cr..


-Business & Entrepreneurship in India-

Time:  2:00-4:30PM                Day: Wednesday           Professor B.R. Singh

This course will explore the economic and business climate of India and discuss how India has become the preferred destination for outsourcing and global partnerships. The course will take a historical approach to see how India got to the present state and through several cases discuss the present investment scenarios in India.  The course will exam questions such as what has fueled the growth and what are the trends?  This course will have several guest speakers from the faculty of the Charlton College of Business as well as guest lectures from the business community.

  Introduction to Hindi    (The language of Yoga)

(IST 121; 3 Cr)

Gen Ed Course Classification "C"

Time: 11:00-12:15AM     Days:  Tuesday & Thursday      Instructor Pandit Ramsamooj

Introduction to the Hindi language. The course will introduce Devanagari (Hindi) script and help build skills in speaking, reading, and writing in Hindi at an elementary level, emphasizing development of communication skill. Students will learn common vocabulary and some grammar and gain the ability to form simple sentences. This course will include screening of two popular Bollywood movies and exposure to recipes and taste of Indian cuisine.