There are more than 85 million speakers of Telugu, which is spoken in Andhra Pradesh, India and among Indian diaspora. Telugu language and literature is a major part of Indian culture. Great poet Sri Sri's poetry and Viswanatha's prose, Bapu's cartoons, ever-inspiring women's movements, the exciting Telugu film world (Tollywood), and the impressive achievements of the Telugu Diaspora are the prides of Telugu. Telugu folk-arts, textile painting and Kuchipudi dance are world-famous. Hyderabad, the capital of the Telugu-speaking Andhra Pradesh state is famous for its Indo-Muslim culture while the remaining regions, Telangana, Coastal Andhra and Rayala Seema represent rich traditions of social life.
It is not possible to major or minor in Telugu. Check the course catalog to see which semesters Telegu is offered in.