REL 260 Buddhism (AST)

Prerequisite: GSTR 110 (or waiver)

A study of the history and diversity of Buddhist traditions, from the time of the Buddha in 5th-century BCE India to contemporary Buddhist communities in Asia and the West. Special attention will be given to the problems and prospects of Buddhism in relation to contemporary issues, such as gender and sexuality, ecological change, and the relationship between religion and politics. Religion Perspective and World Culture (Non-Western) Component of the International Perspective.


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

AST 260