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Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency - Beginner Phase

Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency – Beginner Phase is structured in the form of 4 quarters (1 year) sequence, 1.5 Credit hours each. This will add up to 60 hours of instruction and 120 hours of self-study in total.

The courses included are –

1)SAN0101Beginning Sanskrit – Script & Sounds 

2)SAN0102Beginning Sanskrit – Words & Vocabulary

3)SAN0103Beginning Sanskrit – Sentences & Comprehension

4)SAN0104Beginning Sanskrit – Proverbs & Stories

The course fee includes the cost of the 6 textbooks, and shipping & handling costs of the textbooks. The fee for all 4 quarters if paid together is $600 in contrast to $800 if paid quarter by quarter

A late payment fee of $100 will be charged for all the Winter 2022 Certificate registrations after January 2, 2022.

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Course Code: SAN0101, SAN0102, SAN0103, SAN0104

Credit Hours: 6

Course Level: 100

$617.00$644.00

Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency – Beginner Phase is structured in the form of 4 quarters (1 year) sequence, 1.5 Credit hours each. This will add up to 60 hours of instruction and 120 hours of self-study in total.

The courses included are –

1)SAN0101Beginning Sanskrit – Script & Sounds 

2)SAN0102Beginning Sanskrit – Words & Vocabulary

3)SAN0103Beginning Sanskrit – Sentences & Comprehension

4)SAN0104Beginning Sanskrit – Proverbs & Stories

The course fee includes the cost of the 6 textbooks, and shipping & handling costs of the textbooks. The fee for all 4 quarters if paid together is $600 in contrast to $800 if paid quarter by quarter

A late payment fee of $100 will be charged for all the Winter 2022 Certificate registrations after January 2, 2022.

Click here to check if you are eligible for a scholarship

 

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Description

Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency – Beginner Phase is the foundation of 4 courses for students of all ages, from 9th Grade onward. It is the first of three successive phases – Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, which together comprise the Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency. It assumes no prior knowledge of the Sanskrit script or language. The medium of instruction is English, and the course is easily accessible for a global audience. It is a 4 – Quarter, 44 – week detailed study that prepares beginner level students, i.e., those without any prior knowledge of Sanskrit, to achieve a level of comfort with the Sanskrit language that will enable them to enter the higher-level courses with ease. The Beginner Level CPSP is aimed at high school students and adults with a passion to learn a new language, those who are keen to engage with the texts and literature of Hinduism and its numerous derivative knowledge systems. It is taught by dedicated HUA Faculty members, via a user-friendly Online Platform, featuring a learning model that uses live virtual classrooms.

Learning Objective:

This course is structured to allow a beginner level student to start listening, writing, and reading the Sanskrit Script DevanAgari through a streamlined set of exercises. In this phase, the students will be able to: 

  • Understand the origin of various sounds in Sanskrit.
  • Pronounce and writing the Sanskrit alphabets that are single letters, both vowels, and consonants.
  • Pronounce and writing the Sanskrit combination letters and using them in forming words.
  • Recite simple Sanskrit verses with the correct pronunciation.
  • Read and write simple prose passages in DevanAgari and build basic vocabulary.
  • Complete simple exercises and gaining the right skills required for further studies in Sanskrit.
  • Study purusha, vacana, and linga in depth.
  • Engage in simple reading and conversation.
  • Combine words and phrases for short narratives.

Program Structure:

The Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency – Beginner Phase is structured in the form of 4 quarters (1 year) sequence, 1.5 Credit hours each. This will add up to 60 hours of instruction and 120 hours of self-study in total. Structured innovatively using the curriculum and textbooks designed by Samskrita Bharati USA (SBusa.org), the Program will be based upon material contained in the SBusa published books, “ Ayanam ” “SaariNee”, “Prapadya ” & “Supada” augmented with other appropriate course content.

At the end of the 4th quarter, students may enter the intermediate phase of the Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency which will also consist of 4 quarters i.e., 44 weeks.

Required / Elective: Required

Prerequisites: Admission into a Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency – Beginner Phase

Faculty / InstructorShri. Chandrashekhar Raghu,   Shri. Srinath Chakravarty,

Quarter Offered: Winter 2022

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USA Students with Textbooks shipping, Non-USA students with Textbooks shipping

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