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LSA Course Guide Search Results: UG, GR, Fall 2007, Dept = BUDDHST
 
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Title
Section
Instructor
Term
Credits
Requirements
BUDDHST 501 — Beginning Modern Tibetan I
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Sparham,Gareth

FA 2007
Credits: 4

This is a course for those with little or no understanding of Tibetan. The course focuses on development of aural comprehension, speaking and reading skills. Students are expected to achieve an ability to correctly produce the Tibetan sound system, master and reproduce basic sentence patterns, and achieve the ability to engage in basic Tibetan conversation. Students will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to spell a basic number of words and write them in dbu-can letters.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

BUDDHST 511 — Intermediate Modern Tibetan I
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Sparham,Gareth

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Students taking BUDDHST 511 should have taken BUDDHST 501 and 502 or an equivalent. They should have a basic vocabulary of about 400 words and be able to read and engage in basic conversation. The goal of BUDDHST 511 is to greatly improve (a) both aural comprehension and speaking ability and (b) reading skill. The course will consist of continual in-class drilling of more complex constructions and set passages for reading and comprehension. These passages will form the basis for in-class discussion and conversation. Students will be graded on regular class attendance, homework assignments, quizzes, and written tests. Textbook: Melvyn C. Goldstein, Modern Spoken Tibetan (Available through the instructor.)

Advisory Prerequisite: BUDDHST 502. Graduate standing.

BUDDHST 701 — Readings for Comprehensive A.M. Examinations in Buddhist Studies
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 1 — 3

Readings for the comprehensive M.A. paper. The student must complete this paper no later than the end of the fourth academic term of graduate study

Advisory Prerequisite: Completion of all other course requirements for A.M. degree in Buddhist Studies and permission of Graduate advisor. Graduate standing.

 
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