History of Buddhist Traditions
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Shiu, Henry C.H.
Course Code: 
EMT1620HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

This course surveys the development of Buddhism in India and its spread from South Asia to Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the West. In this course, we will explore the Three Jewels (Buddha, Dharma, and Samgha) of Buddhism, the Three Vehicles (Thervada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana) for the transmission of Buddhist teachings, and various Buddhist traditions developed indigenously in East Asia and then spread to North America, Europe, and Africa.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2021
20229
Fall 2020
Start Time: 
10:00
End Time: 
12:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Mon
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Summative Paper
Short Paper