Many courses in addition to those listed below may be eligible for fulfilling the requirements of the Five College Buddhist Studies Certificate. Students are encouraged to consult a Buddhist Studies Program campus advisor to identify courses that are appropriate for their interests.
|Subj Abbr||Course #||Sect #||Course Title||Instructor(s)||Meeting Times||Institution|
|ARHA||383||01||Tea Ceremony & Jpns Culture||Samuel Morse||MW 02:00PM-03:20PM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||144||01||Religion Ancient India||Maria Heim||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||252||01||Buddhist Life Writing||Maria Heim||TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||319||01||Tea Ceremony & Jpns Culture||Samuel Morse||MW 02:00PM-03:20PM||Amherst College|
|RELI||143||01||Religion Ancient India||Maria Heim||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|RELI||252||01||Buddhist Life Writing||Maria Heim||TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM||Amherst College|
|HACU||0152||1||Introduction to Buddhism||Tashi Tsering||02:30PM-03:50PM W;02:30PM-03:50PM F||Hampshire College|
|RELIG||241||01||Women and Buddhism||Susanne Mrozik||TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|GNDST||210BD||01||Women and Buddhism||Susanne Mrozik||TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|REL||161||01||INTRO TO BUDDHIST THOUGHT||Jamie Hubbard||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|REL||304||01||SEM:HAPPINESS:PRSNL WELL BEING||Jamie Hubbard; Philip Peake||Th 03:00-04:50||Smith College|
|PSY||304||01||SEM:HAPPINESS:PRSNL WELL BEING||Jamie Hubbard; Philip Peake||Th 03:00-04:50||Smith College|
|ANT||274||01||THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION||Pinky Hota||TTh 10:30-11:50||Smith College|
|PHI||330||02||SEM: HISTORY-CADRAKIRTI||Tashi Tsering||T 01:00-04:00||Smith College|
|PHI||112||01||CHINESE PHILOSOPHY||Jay Garfield||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|PHI||112||D01||CHINESE PHILOSOPHY DISCUSSION||Jay Garfield||M 10:00-10:50||Smith College|
|PHI||112||D02||CHINESE PHILOSOPHY DISCUSSION||Jay Garfield||W 10:00-10:50||Smith College|
As part of an ongoing academic exchange program with the Tibetan universities in exile in India, each year the Five Colleges send fifteen students to spend January term studying Buddhist philosophy, Tibetan history and culture, and Tibetan textual analysis in an intensive program taught by the faculty of the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, India.
For more information on this program, visit the program website.
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