REL 207: Understanding Buddhism

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
Survey of major forms and practices of Buddhism.
Course Outcomes
  • Identify the myths, histories, doctrines, and practices of the major schools of Buddhism.
  • Identify each school’s understanding of the human condition, ethics, knowledge, death, the afterlife, and conceptions of the divine.
  • Interpret primary sources.
  • Examine the relationship between religion and culture/society.
  • Question and think critically.