The minor in India Studies requires 15 semester hours (at least 9 advanced hours) taken from the courses listed below. Other courses with content relevant for India Studies may be petitioned and require approval from the Chair of Modern and Classical Languages. A minimum of 9 hours must be taken in residence. No more than one independent study course may be applied toward the minor. A student must earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average in courses attempted in the minor field at the University of Houston.