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Fall Term 2017 TOP: BUDDHISM IN NEPAL - 5943 - RLST 291
Registration for this term is over. Changes or corrections to registration now by petition only. Students should contact their academic advisor.
Approval of the instructor is required for registration.


Catalog Description : This course provides the opportunity to experience a major religious tradition through a one- or two-week field experience accompanied by a professor. Class members will visit significant historical and contemporary sites and meet with practitioners during a break between terms. Students must register for the course in the term prior to travel and in the subsequent term, when they will complete a project. Travel program fee plus airfare.

Topic for Fall 2017: Buddhism in Nepal
This travel course examines religion and culture in Nepal, focusing on Buddhism. During fall term, students will study Nepali culture and Tibetan Buddhism. In December, we will travel to Kathmandu, where students will study a Buddhist text under the guidance of a monk. We will also visit religous sites and engage with local organizations. Students will complete and present independent research during the winter term.



Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course


Term

Fall Term 2017

Instructors

Connie Kassor

Course

RLST 291

Grade Mode

Standard IP

Title

TOP: BUDDHISM IN NEPAL (G)

Final Exam

Arranged

CRN

5943

Status

Active

Class Time

Arranged

Start-End Date

Sep 11, 2017-Nov 21, 2017

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

3

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Maximum

Number registered

Enrollment:

Unlimited

8