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.
The Smith College course BUS-240, Buddhism and Gender is also available for the Spring 2019 semester, and can be found in the Smith course catalog.
|Subj Abbr||Course #||Sect #||Course Title||Instructor(s)||Meeting Times||Institution|
|ANT||274||01||THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION||Pinky Hota||TTh 01:00-02:50||Smith College|
|ARH||280||01||COLQ: MEDITATIONS IN CAVES||Yanlong Guo||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|ASLC||144||01||Religion Ancient India||Maria Heim||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||152||01||Buddhist Traditions||Maria Heim||TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM||Amherst College|
|CST||249BE||01||Intro to Buddhist Ethics||Susanne Mrozik||MW 02:55PM-04:10PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|HACU||0116||1||Buddhism in America||Andrew Olendzki||10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH||Hampshire College|
|PHI||108||01||THE MEANING OF LIFE||Lois Dubin; Jay Garfield||TTh 03:00-04:20||Smith College|
|REL||108||01||THE MEANING OF LIFE||Lois Dubin; Jay Garfield||TTh 03:00-04:20||Smith College|
|REL||280||01||SOUTH ASIAN VISUAL CULTURE||Andy Rotman||MW 01:10-02:30||Smith College|
|REL||171||01||INTRO TO CONTEMPORARY HINDUISM||Andy Rotman||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|RELI||152||01||Buddhist Traditions||Maria Heim||TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM||Amherst College|
|RELI||143||01||Religion Ancient India||Maria Heim||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|RELIG||267||01||Intro to Buddhist Ethics||Susanne Mrozik||MW 02:55PM-04:10PM||Mount Holyoke 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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