The curriculum is separated into four areas: the Creator, Humanity, the Entire Creation, and the Individual Self. More than 130 courses comprising more than 300 classes are regularly held each semester. To qualify for graduation, students are required to complete 34 credits from the Center. In every category, students must have two to four course credits in the required courses and take at least two extended, elective courses from courses in each area.

Area 1: “ the Creator ”

     Students study topics focused on the “meaning of life” and “value judgment”. Specifically, the topics cover faith and religion, spiritual nourishment, the meaning of life, and valuable judgment, and courses in other areas (e.g., religious philosophy, life philosophy, valuable judgment and analysis, and models for life and character).

Area 2: “Humanity ”

     Students gain an understanding of group phenomenon and the interactive principles of human social behavior. The courses show a concern for fundamental concepts, such as civic literacy, social care, historical thinking, and multiculturalism with courses covering topics in life sociology, contemporary human rights issues, legal and modern living, and cultural history of ideas.

Area 3: “ the Entire Creation ”

     Classes focus on individual scientific capacity for critical thought and sustained care. The classes emphasize the fundamental concepts of nature and science, and science and civilization, with courses such as Introduction to Natural Science, Interdisciplinary Technology, and Sustainable Development.

Area 4: “ the Individual Self ”

   In the category on the Individual Self, students’ individual subjective experience contributes to the development of a deep meaning in life. We are committed to affection, aesthetic emotions, communication, and expression. This category includes a variety of courses, such as literary classics reading, language and rhetoric, art appreciation, and self-management.

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