HUA South Florida Course Offerings

Spring 2015
The following courses are currently being offered online. These courses will also be offered in Summer 2015. For more information, please e-mail us at info@huasouthflorida.org

Center for Ayurvedic Sciences

YED 5303  Introduction to Ayurveda      3 Credits
An overview of the science and philosophy of Ayurvedic system of wellness and medicine; spiritual and historical background; Vāta, Pitta and Kapha doṣha’s; Ayurvedic pulse reading; Ayurvedic nutrition and diet; herbology.
Instructor: Dr. Archana Kulkarni
Day and Time: TBD

Center for Divinity
HIN 5502 Hindu Temples and Architecture    3 Credits
Study of ancient medieval and contemporary styles: Harappa, Maurya; Ashoka’s times; Persian and Greek influences; under various kings from south to Kashmir, east to west.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD

HIN 5503 Hindu Religious Art, Dance, Music   3 Credits
Indus Valley Civilization, divine origins and religious and spiritual significance of arts, concepts of gods and goddesses, art and aesthetics in the Veda’s, other ancient and classical texts, religion in poetry, painting, dance, drama and music, representation of art in temple architecture, symbolism in temple architecture.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD

HIN 5505 Hindu Festivals      3 Credits
This course surveys some main Hindu festivals: their origins, developments, celebrations and rationales; discussions include various categories of festivals; seasonal such as Vasant Panchami, Baisakhi, Pongal-Samkranti, Yugadi, Navaratri, Sharad Purnima, Guru Pūrnima; devotional festivals such as Amarnath Yatra (Kashmir), Rath Yatra (Puri), Shivratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra-Durga Pūjā, Diwali, Rama Navami, Kriṣhṇa Janamashtami; birthdays of Buddha, Mahavir, and Guru Nanak; social festivals like Holi, Teej, Raksha Bandhan; Kumbha and Kumbhi.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD


Center for Linguistic Studies
HUC 5003 Basic Sanskrit        3 Credits
Philosophy of Sanskrit language, order of alphabets, devanāgari character design, Śiva sūtras, Śhikṣhā-Śhāstra, voicing and scripting devanāgari Sanskrit, linguistically and culturally elegant reading, writing and apprehending of devanāgari Sanskrit script in transliteration and digital media.
Instructor: N. Gupta
Day and Time: TBD

LIN 5001 Basic Hindi           3 Credits
Philosophy of Hindi language, order of alphabets, devanāgari character design. Increase proficiency in understanding, speaking and reading, through transliteration and digital media.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD

Center for Inspirational Technology
ITS 5001 Computer Organization           3 Credits
Basics of logic design; organization and architecture of computer systems hardware; and <span “font-size:12.0pt;font-family:cmr12;=”” mso-fareast-font-family:”times=”” roman”;mso-bidi-font-family:cmr12;=”” mso-ansi-language:en-us;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:ar-sa”=””>introductory examples of compiler, input/output devices, interrupt handling and multi-tasking systems.
Instructor: S. Chatterjee
Day and Time: TBD

ITS 5002 Data Communication and Networking           3 Credits
Basics of digital data; transmission and exchange of this digital data between two or more computers; and protocols followed by computer networks.
Instructor: S. Chatterjee
Day and Time: TBD

Spring 2015
The following courses are currently being offered online. These courses will also be offered in Summer 2015. For more information, please e-mail us at info@huasouthflorida.org

Center for Ayurvedic Sciences

YED 5303  Introduction to Ayurveda      3 Credits
An overview of the science and philosophy of Ayurvedic system of wellness and medicine; spiritual and historical background; Vāta, Pitta and Kapha doṣha’s; Ayurvedic pulse reading; Ayurvedic nutrition and diet; herbology.
Instructor: Dr. Archana Kulkarni
Day and Time: TBD

Center for Divinity
HIN 5502 Hindu Temples and Architecture    3 Credits
Study of ancient medieval and contemporary styles: Harappa, Maurya; Ashoka’s times; Persian and Greek influences; under various kings from south to Kashmir, east to west.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD

HIN 5503 Hindu Religious Art, Dance, Music   3 Credits
Indus Valley Civilization, divine origins and religious and spiritual significance of arts, concepts of gods and goddesses, art and aesthetics in the Veda’s, other ancient and classical texts, religion in poetry, painting, dance, drama and music, representation of art in temple architecture, symbolism in temple architecture.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD

HIN 5505 Hindu Festivals      3 Credits
This course surveys some main Hindu festivals: their origins, developments, celebrations and rationales; discussions include various categories of festivals; seasonal such as Vasant Panchami, Baisakhi, Pongal-Samkranti, Yugadi, Navaratri, Sharad Purnima, Guru Pūrnima; devotional festivals such as Amarnath Yatra (Kashmir), Rath Yatra (Puri), Shivratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra-Durga Pūjā, Diwali, Rama Navami, Kriṣhṇa Janamashtami; birthdays of Buddha, Mahavir, and Guru Nanak; social festivals like Holi, Teej, Raksha Bandhan; Kumbha and Kumbhi.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD


Center for Linguistic Studies
HUC 5003 Basic Sanskrit        3 Credits
Philosophy of Sanskrit language, order of alphabets, devanāgari character design, Śiva sūtras, Śhikṣhā-Śhāstra, voicing and scripting devanāgari Sanskrit, linguistically and culturally elegant reading, writing and apprehending of devanāgari Sanskrit script in transliteration and digital media.
Instructor: N. Gupta
Day and Time: TBD

LIN 5001 Basic Hindi           3 Credits
Philosophy of Hindi language, order of alphabets, devanāgari character design. Increase proficiency in understanding, speaking and reading, through transliteration and digital media.
Instructor: B. Pandya
Day and Time: TBD

Center for Inspirational Technology
ITS 5001 Computer Organization           3 Credits
Basics of logic design; organization and architecture of computer systems hardware; and <span “font-size:12.0pt;font-family:cmr12;=”” mso-fareast-font-family:”times=”” roman”;mso-bidi-font-family:cmr12;=”” mso-ansi-language:en-us;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:ar-sa”=””>introductory examples of compiler, input/output devices, interrupt handling and multi-tasking systems.
Instructor: S. Chatterjee
Day and Time: TBD

ITS 5002 Data Communication and Networking           3 Credits
Basics of digital data; transmission and exchange of this digital data between two or more computers; and protocols followed by computer networks.
Instructor: S. Chatterjee
Day and Time: TBD