Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Major

Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics is a program that focuses on Sanskrit and related ancient and classical Indo-Aryan languages.

Includes instruction in Vedic and Classical Sanskrit, Pali and other Prakrits, and the historical development of Indo-Aryan languages and their relation to Indo-European languages such as Greek, Latin and the Baltic languages.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Major?

You will typically need at least a bachelor’s degree if your ambition is to have a career in this area of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.  Some of the more prevalent opportunities are instructor, translator/interpreter, art, historian, and work for the U.S. government as a foreign service officer.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Major