Five College Consortium

Five College Buddhist Studies Certificate Program


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.


Spring 2018 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HACU 0152 1 Introduction to Buddhism Tashi Tsering 02:30PM-03:50PM W;02:30PM-03:50PM F Hampshire 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
RELI 143 01 Religion Ancient India Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ASLC 144 01 Religion Ancient India Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
REL 161 01 INTRO TO BUDDHIST THOUGHT Jamie Hubbard MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
GNDST 210BD 01 Women and Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 241 01 Women and Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ASLC 252 01 Buddhist Life Writing Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
RELI 252 01 Buddhist Life Writing Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
ANT 274 01 THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION Pinky Hota TTh 10:30-11:50 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
ASLC 319 01 Tea Ceremony & Jpns Culture Samuel Morse MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
PHI 330 02 SEM: HISTORY-CADRAKIRTI Tashi Tsering T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
ARHA 383 01 Tea Ceremony & Jpns Culture Samuel Morse MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College

Tibetan Studies in India Program (J Term)

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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