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.
Please note that course offerings may change and lists may be updated, so it is helpful to check back regularly.
Please check the Five College Academic Calendar for important dates on each campus.
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|Subj Abbr||Course #||Sect #||Course Title||Instructor(s)||Meeting Times||Institution|
|ARHA||261||01||Buddhist Art of Asia||Samuel Morse||MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||256||01||Buddhist Ethics||Maria Heim||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||260||01||Buddhist Art of Asia||Samuel Morse||MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||350||01||Cool Buddhist Texts||Maria Heim||TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM||Amherst College|
|ASLC||360||01||Buddhist Stories||Lei Ying||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|RELI||255||01||Buddhist Ethics||Maria Heim||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|RELI||350||01||Cool Buddhist Texts||Maria Heim||TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM||Amherst College|
|RELI||360||01||Buddhist Stories||Lei Ying||TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM||Amherst College|
|BUS||120||02||Study of Buddhism||Anh Tran||TU 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM||Smith College|
|PHI||127||01||Indian Philosophy||Nalini Bhushan||TU TH 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM||Smith College|
|REL||261||02||Colq: Buddhism & Social Justice||Anh Tran||TU TH 1:20 PM - 2:35 PM||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.