Minor Concentration Urdu Language (18 credits)

Offered by: Islamic Studies     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration in Urdu Language provides students with comprehensive training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Urdu.

For information about instructors and course descriptions, visit the program’s website at http://www.mcgill.ca/mes/.

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration in World Islamic and Middle East Studies.

Complementary Courses

18 credits of Urdu language (3 levels) from the list below.

  • ISLA 551D1 Introductory Urdu-Hindi (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Introduction to Urdu-Hindi language including pronunciation and reading and writing of either Urdu or Hindi script, speaking and comprehension of basic sentences, commands, statements in the present tense.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Sabeena Shaikh, Mohamad Khan (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter

    • 3 hours

    • Students must register for both ISLA 551D1 and ISLA 551D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 551D1 and ISLA 551D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • ISLA 551D2 Introductory Urdu-Hindi (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Introduction to Urdu-Hindi language including pronunciation and reading and writing of either Urdu or Hindi script, speaking and comprehension of basic sentences, commands, statements in the present tense.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Aqsa Ijaz, Mohamad Khan, Ashutosh Kumar (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 551D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 551D1 and ISLA 551D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • ISLA 552D1 Intermediate Urdu-Hindi (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Assuming a knowledge of basic grammar and vocabulary, this course continues with the study of more complex grammatical structures including the subjunctive, future, and past tenses. Reading and composition exercises in Urdu or Hindi scripts are designed to give intermediate competency in the language.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Mohamad Khan (Fall)

  • ISLA 552D2 Intermediate Urdu-Hindi (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Assuming a knowledge of basic grammar and vocabulary, this course continues with the study of more complex grammatical structures including the subjunctive, future, and past tenses. Reading and composition exercises in Urdu or Hindi scripts are designed to give intermediate competency in the language.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mohamad Khan (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 552D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 552D1 and ISLA 552D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • ISLA 553 Advanced Urdu 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ISLA 554 Advanced Urdu 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ISLA 555 Urdu Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Interpretation of Urdu poetry for students with intermediate to advanced-level knowledge of Urdu-Hindi language. Includes advanced grammar topics, cultural and historical background, and interpretation and analysis.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): ISLA 552D1/D2 or permission of the instructor.

Faculty of Arts—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)