Please visit the GTU website for a complete list of all available courses throughout the GTU consortium as well as advanced search options. To view IBS courses, select the term (e.g., Fall 2016) and select IBS under “Instructor’s School.”

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

Important dates and deadlines:

Fall 2016 
August 29 – September 2: Orientation Week
August 22 – September 2: General Registration Fall Semester 2016
September 5: Labor Day, Administrative holiday / Library closed
September 6: Instruction begins for Fall Semester 2016
September 5 – 16: Late Registration Fall Semester 2016

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. 

Courses Listings for 2015-2016

Fall 2015


HR-1570 Ritual, Practice and Ceremony
Instructor: Harry Bridge
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: Monday 9:40 AM-12:30 PM

HR-1630 Methods in the Study of Buddhism
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: Wed 9:40AM - 12:30 PM

HR-8160 Readings Early Buddhist Texts
Instructor: Gil Fronsdal
Level: Introductory
Location: Online
Time:

HRHS-1515 Buddhist Traditions of South Asia
Instructor: Bruno Galasek
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: Friday 9:40 am-12:30 pm

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

HRPH-4566 Works of Shinran I
Instructor: David Matsumoto
Level: Advanced
Location: JSC 130
Time: Thursday 2:10PM - 5:00PM

HRPH-8450 Topics in Japanese Religions
Instructor: Lisa Grumbach
Level: Advanced
Location: Online
Time:

HRPS-8320 Psychological Aspects of Buddhism I
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level: Intermediate
Location: Online
Time:

HRRS-4551 Topics in Theravada Buddhist Thought
Instructor: Natalie Quli
Level: Advanced
Location: JSC 130
Time: Tuesday 9:40AM - 12:30PM

MA-5020 Exchange Study Program
Instructor: Richard Payne
Level:
Location:
Time:

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

PSHR-3076 Buddhist Pastoral Care I
Instructor: Daijaku Kinst
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 130
Time: Thursday 9:40AM - 12:30PM

Spring 2016


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HRHS-1518 Buddhist Traditions of East Asia
Instructor: Bruno Galasek
Level: Introductory
Location: JSC 131
Time: T - 2:10-5:00 PM

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Past course listings.