Tibetan (TIBT)

TIBT 233 - TIBETAN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

Short Title: TIBETAN LANG LIT & CULTURE I

Department: Religion

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Introducing the Tibetan alphabet and basics of grammar through reading section of a classic Tibetan text. In addition, readings in English in Indian and Tibetan Buddhist materials, also on the art, history, geography and /or modern era in those areas. Final includes a paper drawn from readings and class discussion. Cross-list: RELI 233.

TIBT 234 - TIBETAN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

Short Title: TIBETAN LANG LIT & CULTURE II

Department: Religion

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Continued training in Tibetan language-extending vocabulary and facility with grammar. Final includes a paper drawn from readings and class discussion. Cross-list: RELI 234. Repeatable for Credit.

TIBT 332 - ADVANCED TIBETAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Short Title: ADV TIBETAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE

Department: Religion

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): RELI 132 or TIBT 132

Description: This class builds on RELI 232 and 234, now including more challenging material in Tibetan, and continuing the trajectory of gaining familiarity with Buddhist philosophical systems as these touch on epistemology, ontology, and contemplative practice. Cross-list: RELI 332. Repeatable for Credit.