COURSE OUTLINE

Won Buddhist Studies

COURSE OUTLINE FOR THE MASTER OF WON BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM

WON BUDDHISM (12 CREDITS)

9 credits from the three courses listed:

WBS 531 – (3 credits) – Heart of Awakening
WBS 536 – (3 credits) – Cultivating the Mind
WBS 541 – (3 credits) – Ground of Won Buddhist Ethics

1 three-credit course from the following courses:

WBS 650 –  (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Homiletics and Liturgy*                                      WBS 660 – (3 credits) – Master’s Degree Project**

*required for ordination track students
**required for general track students

PRACTICE (10 Credits)

9 credits from the following courses:

WBS 520 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Meditation: Anapanasati Sutta*
WBS 560 – (3 credits) – Topics in Buddhist Meditation

WBS 585 – (3 credits) – Survey of Contemplative Practice
CC 570 – (3 credits) – Theory and Practice of Vital Energy I**

CC 575 – (3 credits) – Theory and Practice of Vital Energy II

1 credit earned by completing two of the following courses:

CC 510 – (0.5 credit) – Moving Meditation I
CC 520 – (0.5 credit) – Moving Meditation II
CC 521 – (0.5 credit) – Moving Meditation III

*Ordination track students must take WBS 520
**Ordination track students must take CC 570

Note: Students can fulfill one of the three-credit course
requirements with WBS 675 Independent Study in a
Practice-related topic with the permission of the WBS
Department Chair.

 

THEORY & APPLICATION (12 CREDITS)

3 credits from the following required course:

WBS 500 – (3 credits) – Critical Thinking and writing research papers

9 credits from the following courses:
WBS 505 – (3 credits) – Basic Buddhist Teachings
WBS 515 – (3 credits) – Issues in Interfaith Dialogue
WBS 570 – (3 credits) – Applications of Meditation for the Individual & Society
WBS 580 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Psychology
WBS 610 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Pastoral Counseling
WBS 620 – (3 credits) – History of Buddhist Philosophy and Practice**

WBS 625 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhism Encounters the West
WBS 640 – (3 credits) – Future Development of Won Buddhism
WBS 645 – (3 credits) – The Science of Meditation
WBS 655 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Temple Management*
WBS 675 – (3 credits) – Independent Study
CC 590 – (2 credits) – Listening Skills for Health Care Providers
CC 591 – (1 credit) – Mental Health Issues: Special Topics

Note: Students can fulfill 3 credits by a CC 3-credit course not
listed above or by an Acupuncture Studies course with the
permission of the department chairs.

PRACTICA (2 CREDITS)
WBS 550 – (1 credit) – Practicum I *
WBS 680 – (1 credit) – Practicum II *

*required for ordination track students
** required for general track students

PREPARATORY WON BUDDHIST STUDIES REQUIRED COURSES (18 credits Total)

PWB 100 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Canon I
PWB 110 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Canon II
PWB 120 – (3 credits) – History of Won Buddhism
PWB 130 – (3 credits) – The Discourses of Master Sot’aesan
PWB 136 – (3 credits) – The Dharma Words of Master Chongsan
PWB 140 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Sutras

NON-CREDIT COURSES
PWB 160 – (non-credit) – Practicum of Visiting theSacred Places in Korea *

* Not required for the PWBS

AcS 511 – 4 credits – Differentiation of Disease I

 

COURSE OUTLINE FOR THE MASTER OF WON BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM CURRICULUM (18 Credits)

REQUIRED COURSES

Won Buddhism (9 credits)

WBS 531 – (3 credits) – Heart of Awakening
WBS 536 – (3 credits) – Cultivating the Mind
WBS 541 – (3 credits) – Ground of Won Buddhist Ethics

Elective Courses (minimum of 9 credits)

Theory and Application
WBS 560 – (3 credits) – Topics in Buddhist Meditation
WBS 620 – (3 credits) – History of Buddhist Philosophy and Practice
WBS 675 – (3 credits) – Independent Study
WBS 610 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Pastoral Counseling
WBS 645 – (3 credits) – The Science of Meditation
WBS 505 – (3 credits) – Basic Buddhist Teachings
WBS 570 – (3 credits) – Applications of Meditation for the Individual and Society
WBS 520 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Meditation : Anapanasati Sutta
WBS 580 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Psychology
WBS 585 – (3 credits) – Survey of Contemplative Practices
CC 570 – (3 credits) – Theory and Practice of Vital Energy I                                          CC 575 – (3 credits) – Theory and Practice of Vital Energy II                                            CC 590 – (2 credits) – Listening Skills for Health Care Providers                                      CC 591 – (1 credit) – Mental Health Issues: Special Topics

 

THEORY & APPLICATION (12 CREDITS)

3 credits from the following required course:

WBS 500 – (3 credits) – Critical Thinking and writing research papers

9 credits from the following courses:
WBS 505 – (3 credits) – Basic Buddhist Teachings
WBS 515 – (3 credits) – Issues in Interfaith Dialogue
WBS 570 – (3 credits) – Applications of Meditation for the Individual & Society
WBS 580 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Psychology
WBS 610 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Pastoral Counseling
WBS 620 – (3 credits) – History of Buddhist Philosophy and Practice**                    WBS 625 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhism Encounters the West
WBS 640 – (3 credits) – Future Development of Won Buddhism
WBS 645 – (3 credits) – The Science of Meditation
WBS 655 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Temple Management*
WBS 675 – (3 credits) – Independent Study
CC 590 – (2 credits) – Listening Skills for Health Care Providers
CC 591 – (1 credit) – Mental Health Issues: Special Topics

Note: Students can fulfill 3 credits by a CC 3-credit course not
listed above or by an Acupuncture Studies course with the
permission of the department chairs.

PRACTICA (2 CREDITS)
WBS 550 – (1 credit) – Practicum I *
WBS 680 – (1 credit) – Practicum II *

*required for ordination track students
** required for general track students

PREPARATORY WON BUDDHIST STUDIES REQUIRED COURSES (18 credits Total)

PWB 100 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Canon I
PWB 110 – (3 credits) – Won Buddhist Canon II
PWB 120 – (3 credits) – History of Won Buddhism
PWB 130 – (3 credits) – The Discourses of Master Sot’aesan
PWB 136 – (3 credits) – The Dharma Words of Master Chongsan
PWB 140 – (3 credits) – Buddhist Sutras

NON-CREDIT COURSES
PWB 160 – (non-credit) – Practicum of Visiting theSacred Places in Korea *

* Not required for the PWBS

 

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