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ASIA 250 002 (Lecture)

Introduction to Buddhism

Origins, basic teachings, development of Theravada, Mahayana, and Tantric traditions, historical spread first through Asia and later the world, and Buddhism in contemporary societies.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 02, 2019 to Apr 04, 2019)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 14, 2019


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 14, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
February 08, 2019

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue Thu12:3014:00BuchananB315
Instructor: CLEMENTS, FRANK


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:15
Currently Registered:40
General Seats Remaining:15
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Buddhisms Required STRONG 9781780745053
Norton Anthology of World Religions - Buddhism Required LOPEZ 9780393354997