2017-18
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Hindi (HIN)

Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030
Ph: 716-645-2177
F: 716-645-3825
W: www.linguistics.buffalo.edu/programs/language
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Chair
Mitsuaki Shimojo
Director of Language Programs

The Learning Environment

Class size is limited for language courses in order to promote each student’s participation and interaction with the instructors as well as other students. The use of the target language is essential in class.

About Our Facilities

The Department of Linguistics is housed in Baldy Hall, and has several dedicated classrooms and meeting spaces. The department also holds classes in centrally scheduled space throughout the campus.

About Our Faculty

The faculty of the Linguistics department includes internationally known and respected scholars, with diverse backgrounds and interests. The Hindi courses are taught by an adjunct faculty.

Faculty List Directory

Please visit the Linguistics department website for additional information about our faculty.

HIN Courses


  • HIN 101LEC Intensive First Year Hindi-Urdu
    Lecture

    Students will begin to learn to speak, understand, read and write Hindi and Urdu. Introduces the structure of the Hindi and Urdu languages, and the cultures of India and Pakistan. Intended for students with little to no experience with Hindi and Urdu.

    Credits: 5
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall
  • HIN 102LEC Intensive First Year Hindi-Urdu
    Lecture

    Continuation of HIN 101. Students will begin to learn to speak, understand, read and write Hindi and Urdu. Introduces the structure of the Hindi and Urdu languages, and the cultures of India and Pakistan. Intended for students with little to no experience with Hindi and Urdu.

    Credits: 5
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Spring
    Prerequisites: HIN 101
  • HIN 104LEC Transitional Hindi-Urdu
    Lecture

    For students who have been exposed to Hindi and/or Urdu in their home but are not fully fluent, have had no formal instruction, and are not proficient in reading and writing. Students who take this course may not take HIN 101 or HIN 102 and vice versa.

    Credits: 5
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Varies
    Other Requisites: Students who have taken HIN 101 or HIN 102 are not eligible to enroll in HIN 104.
  • HIN 198SEM UB Seminar
    Seminar

    The one credit UB Seminar is focused on a big idea or challenging issue to engage students with questions of significance in a field of study and, ultimately, to connect their studies with issues of consequence in the wider world. Essential to the UB Curriculum, the Seminar helps transition to UB through an early connection to UB faculty and the undergraduate experience at a comprehensive, research university. This course is equivalent to any 198 offered in any subject. This course is a controlled enrollment (impacted) course. Students who have previously attempted the course and received a grade of F or R may not be able to repeat the course during the fall or spring semester.

    Credits: 1
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
    Other Requisites: Students who have already successfully completed the first year seminar course may not repeat this course. If you have any questions regarding enrollment for this course, please contact your academic advisor.
  • HIN 199HIN UB Seminar
    Seminar

    The three credit UB Seminar is focused on a big idea or challenging issue to engage students with questions of significance in a field of study and, ultimately, to connect their studies with issues of consequence in the wider world. Essential to the UB Curriculum, the Seminar helps students with common learning outcomes focused on fundamental expectations for critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and oral communication, and learning at a university, all within topic focused subject matter. The Seminars provide students with an early connection to UB faculty and the undergraduate experience at a comprehensive, research university. This course is equivalent to any 199 offered in any subject. This course is a controlled enrollment (impacted) course. Students who have previously attempted the course and received a grade of F or R may not be able to repeat the course during the fall or spring semester.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
    Other Requisites: Students who have already successfully completed the first year seminar course may not repeat this course. If you have any questions regarding enrollment for this course, please contact your academic advisor.
  • HIN 499TUT Independent Study
    Tutorial

    Supplements regular offerings of the department.

    Credits: 1 - 8
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030
Ph: 716-645-2177
F: 716-645-3825
W: www.linguistics.buffalo.edu/programs/language
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Chair
Mitsuaki Shimojo
Director of Language Programs
Published: October 17, 2017 03:21:13 PM