If you ever wanted to study Buddhism in a University setting at home, this is your opportunity. The University of the West is offering a way for even those at a distance to study Humanistic Buddhism. Please visit the link and sign up for the first class before August 16th! University of the West Online Certificate in Humanistic Buddhism and Leadership.
The program is designed for those who are interested in Buddhism and Buddhist leadership in practice. Buddhists, non-Buddhists, beginners and advanced students in Buddhism are welcome. The online course takes place both in real-time and under your own pace (synchronous and asychronous) in the University of the West campus or online.
For those who are at a distance or have conflicting scheduling, the class meetings will be made available via a live private video web conference.
SCHEDULE FOR CLASSES
Summer 2011 (Aug 16, 2011 ~ Oct 26, 2011)
HBL100 “Introduction to the Study of Buddhism”: Aug 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26
Lecturer: Dr. Lewis Lancaster
Fall 2011 (Oct 5, 2011 ~ Dec 21, 2011)
HBL200 “Introduction to Dunhuang Studies”: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23
Lecturer: Dr. Darui Long
Spring 2012 (Jan 31, 2012 ~ Apr 20, 2012)
HBL250 “Buddhist Leadership in Practice”: Jan 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 6, 13, 20
Lecturer: Dr. Ven. Jue Ji and Mr. Roger Lu
Class size is limited
First class begins August 16, 2011