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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 04, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021)

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 15, 2021


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 05, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue Thu11:0012:30BuchananB208
Instructor: TBA


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:9
Currently Registered:56
General Seats Remaining:9
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.)
-  UBC has not yet confirmed an approach for Term 2 courses. The meeting days and times currently displayed reflect the maximum time that students will be expected to meet synchronously with the instructor. Should the decision be made to offer Term 2 courses online, one or more of these times may be dropped or reduced, and replaced with asynchronous learning tasks. These details will be updated here as they become available. The overall workload of the course will remain unchanged.

Book Summary :
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