Below is a listing of current and past IBS course offerings. Please visit the GTU website for a complete list of all available courses throughout the GTU consortium as well as advanced search options.

For registration information, please review the Registrar’s page.

Important dates and deadlines:

Spring 2015
Early Registration: 11/10/14 – 11/21/14
General Registration: 1/19/15 – 1/30/15

Please review the complete academic calendar for registration deadlines to avoid paying extra fees.

* Note: While the IBS offers a set of classes each semester, there are instances in which a class may be cancelled due to low enrollment. If there are enough students to warrant, and the instructor is willing, such a class may be converted from a regular class format to a directed studies format, with fewer meetings over the course of a semester. 

Courses Listings for 2014-2015

Fall 2015


FE-1810 Shin Buddhist Services And Ceremonies
Instructor: Harry Bridge
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: M 9:40 - 12:30PM

HR-1615 Readings in Early Buddhist Texts
Instructor: Gil Fronsdal
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: T 9:40AM - 12:30PM

HR-2990 Meditation In Theravada Trdtn
Instructor: Editor
Level: Intermediate
Location: IBS
Time: Th 2:10PM - 5:00PM

HRHS-1515 Buddhist Traditions Of South Asia
Instructor: Editor
Level: Introductory
Location: TBA
Time:

HRHS-5526 Topics in Buddhism in the West
Instructor: Scott Mitchell
Level: Doctoral/Advanced MA
Location: JSC 131
Time: T - 2:10-5:00 PM

HRHS-8307 History of Shin Buddhist Tradition
Instructor: Galen Amstutz
Level: Intermediate
Location: Online
Time:

HRPH-1614 Introduction to Shin Buddhist Thought
Instructor: David Matsumoto
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: T - 2:10-5:00 PM

HRPH-3011 Indian Buddhist Philosophy
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: W - 9:40 AM-12:30 PM

HRPH-3242 Topics Buddhist Traditions East Asia
Instructor: Charlie Pokorny
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: Monday 2:10PM – 5:00PM

HRPH-4568 Works of Shinran III
Instructor: David Matsumoto
Level: Advanced
Location: JSC 131
Time: Th - 9:40 AM-12:30 PM

HRPH-8455 Topics in Buddhist Thought
Instructor: Lisa Grumbach
Level: Advanced
Location: Online
Time:

HRPS-3016 Psychological Aspects Of Buddhism II
Instructor: Daijaku Kinst
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: Th 9:40AM - 12:30PM

MA-5020 Exchange Study Program
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Advanced
Location: DDBC or RU
Time:

PSHR-3013 Buddhist Chaplaincy
Instructor: Gil Fronsdal
Level: Intermediate
Location: Sati Center
Time:

Spring 2016


HRPH-8488 Topics in Zen Buddhist Thought
Instructor: Taigen Leighton
Level: Advanced
Location: Online
Time:

HR-8344 Traditions of Buddhism in West
Instructor: Scott Mitchell
Level: Intermediate
Location: Online
Time:

HRPS-8322 Psychological Aspects of Buddhism III
Instructor: Gordon Bermant
Level: Intermediate
Location: Online
Time:

HRHS-8455 Topics In Buddhist Thought
Instructor: Lisa Grumbach
Level: Advanced
Location: Online
Time:

HR-8250 Esoteric Buddhism
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Intermediate
Location: Online
Time:

HR-3017 Readings in Mahayana Texts
Instructor: Harry Bridge
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: M 9:40 - 12:30

HRHS-1518 Buddhist Traditions of East Asia
Instructor: Editor
Level: Introductory
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

HR-2995 Topics in Theravada Buddhist Thought
Instructor: Gil Fronsdal
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: T 9:40AM - 12:30PM

HR-4569 Works of Shinran IV
Instructor: David Matsumoto
Level: Advanced
Location: JSC 130
Time: T - 2:10-5:00 PM

HR-3300 Terms, Texts & Translations
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: W - 9:40 AM-12:30 PM

HRSP-1508 Intro to Buddhist Meditation
Instructor: Bhante Seelawimala
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 131
Time: Th - 9:40 AM-12:30 PM

HR-3040 Zen Buddhism
Instructor: Charlie Pokorny
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 130
Time: M - 2:20-5:00 PM

HRCE-3014 Issues in Buddhist Ministry
Instructor: Seigen Yamaoka
Level: Intermediate
Location: JSC 133
Time: Th - 2:10-5:00 PM

HR-1596 Intro to the Study of Theravada Buddhist Traditions
Instructor: Natalie Quli
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 131
Time: F - 9:40 AM-12:30 PM

PSHR-3013 Buddhist Chaplaincy
Instructor: Gil Fronsdal
Level: Intermediate
Location: Sati Center
Time:

MA-5020 Exchange Study Program
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Advanced MA
Location: DDBC or RU
Time:

 

Past course listings.