Urdu Language and Literature

Urdu Languages and Literatures is a program that focuses on the Urdu language and related dialects.

Includes instruction in philology; Modern Urdu; dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

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Search for schools that offer a major in Urdu `Languages and Literatures (use the com | CollegeFinder, and enter "Urdu" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Urdu Languages and Literatures Major?

You will typically need at least a bachelor’s degree if your ambition is to have a career in this area of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.  Some of the more prevalent opportunities are instructor, translator/interpreter, art, historian, and work for the U.S. government as a foreign service officer.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Urdu Languages and Literatures Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Urdu Languages and Literatures Major