Learning to Know
|Course Name||Credit||Course Description|
|EXERCISE AND HEALTH||3Credit||This class will give students knowledge about the effects of exercise and help them realize the value of exercise for preventing disease. Specifically, students can learn the principles of exercising and keeping and promoting a healthy body. We will actually exercise together.|
|GLOBAL CHINESE CHARACTER||3Credit||It is necessary in the Asian sphere to learn traditional and simplified Chinese characters to a sufficient degree.
This is to understand the most influential or powerful Chinese cultures in the Global village of today as well as to become a cultured person.
|MODERN SOCIETY AND LANGUAGE||3Credit||The purpose of this class is to have an in-depth understanding of the various social phenomena of modern society through exploring the various types of language usage formats and their details. Upon completion of this class, student will acquire the knowledge of various ways of language use in modern society so that they can understand more deeply how all the characteristics of modern society such as region, gender, race, social structure and its composition are reflected on language.|
|LIFE AND CHEMISTRY||3Credit||The most effective way to learn chemistry is by examining the goods and substances we use in our daily lives and looking at how they affect our environment. Life and Chemistry introduces subjects emphasizing recent developments in the foundation of chemistry and in the applications of chemistry to our everyday lives. The subjects of this course range in scope from the first glimpse of antimatter to the productions of new elements. They include recent developments in global warming, environmental pollution, nutrition, medicine, and similar matters.|
|MATHEMATICAL WORLD||3Credit||This course introduces the mathematical concepts and principles related to natural phenomena and social events. We focus on the mathematical basis of those events in our everyday lives. This course covers music, logic, coding theory, art, financial mathematics, fair division, and game theory. Through these subjects we want to enlarge students’ understanding of mathematics.|
|UNDERSTANDING OF PHILOSOPHY||3Credit||Philosophy is the discipline that inquires into profound questions about human life, nature, and the world. Philosophical notions and terms seem very difficult and even unintelligible for beginners; however, all philosophical inquiries begin from the concrete reality known to ordinary people, and thus they seek answers to practical questions that we must deal with. In this regard, we can say that all the disciplines provided by the university are related with questions that philosophical inquirers must deliberate. This is the same with individuals’ actual problems in life, since views of life and the world are the natural subjects of philosophical inquiries. This course deals with the 'Must Know' problems and debates in the history of philosophy for the novices who seek after truth.|
|SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MODERN SOCIETY||3Credit||The quick development of science-technique after the 20th century bears on various social problems. What we call environmental matters, militarization, issues of resources and energy, private life infringements by the information of communication, and even the ethical problem of biological science exceeds one nation's problem and becomes a global problem. Consequently, we can say that a proper social-ethical judgement of science-technique is urgently required, now more than ever before. Therefore, in order to establish a correct plan for future societies, it is urgent for us to understand holistically the civilizing history of science-technology. For the continuous development of science-technique, emphasis must be placed not only on the development of science itself, but also on creating harmony between the environment and human society.|
|SCIENCE OF SEX||3Credit||The purpose of this class is to offer students introductory- level knowledge to understand human sexuality from evolutionary, historical and cultural perspectives, human sexual anatomy and physiology, sex hormones and sexual desires, conception and contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, gender identity and sexual variants, life-span sexual development, sexual problems and therapy, and communication skills about sex.|
|LAW AND MODERN SOCIETY||3Credit||This course is a three-credit liberal arts course designed to improve students’ understanding and analysis of the legality of various social problems in modern society. The course consists of three hours of classroom study per week, combining instructor-led lecture with free-form seminar. First, students will learn about pragmatically general legislations and settlements of dispute which they should have knowledge of. Second, by participating in the presentation and discussion on sharply divided legal issues in contemporary society, students will learn and understand the legal logics of pro and contra by themselves. Ultimately the course is aimed at helping students develop a balanced legal mind.|