Examines in depth central themes, schools of thought,and movements in Buddhism, such as Theravada in Southeast Asia, Mahayana and Tantrayana thought, Zen, and Buddhism in America. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours as topics change. Prereqs., 6 hours of RLST courses at any level including RLST 3300 or instructor consent. Same as RLST 5250. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomore, Junior or Senior) only.