Spring 2011 Course Listings

IST 111- 01 - Science of Kriyayoga - 3 credits (GenEd S)

Introduction to the scientific nature of Kriyayoga, a concept of yoga encompassing actions and increasingly used to the advantage of human health. In addition, topics of integrated modern science related to human life and action will be covered at the fundamental level. The course will introduce basic Kriyayoga techniques to be practiced at the individual or group level.

Course Material for IST 111 

Indian Culture 

Course Slides IST 111

Nervous System Slides 

The Living Cell

Time: 11:00AM – 12:15PM      
Day: Tuesday, Thursday
Class Dates: 01/24/2011 - 05/10/2011            
Professor: Bal Ram Singh          
Class Room: Textile 107


IST 121 - 01 - Introduction to Hindi - 3 credits (GenEd G)

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 does not count towards the UMass Dartmouth bachelor's degree language requirement.

Time: 09:30AM – 10:45AM      
Day: Tuesday, Thursday
Class Dates: 01/24/2011 - 05/10/2011            
Instructor: Pandit Ramsamooj          
Class Room: LARTS 118

IST 444 - 01 - Topic in Indic Studies - 3 credits

Advanced topic related to Indic philosophy, art, culture, science, religion, music, history, and/or culture & traditions. Topics that may be offered include Epics of India, Women of India, Vedic Astology, Gita, Social Customs, religions of India, Mahatma Gandhi and non violence. The goal of each course will be to introduce special topics and discuss their relevance to modern global society. (May be repeated with change of content).

Time: 04:00PM – 05:00PM      
Day: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Class Dates: 01/24/2011 - 05/10/2011            
Instructor: Adam Sulkowski          
Class Room: SENG 113