Center For General Education

The goal of the Center for General Education is to promote the integration of theory and practice in general education, combining both knowledge and training, and further encouraging students to think rationally and efficiently. The center offers a large variety of courses, including psychiatry, Western literature, science and technology in art, music, and politics, etc.
The center also strives to improve students’ reading and writing abilities, while promoting interest in reading for leisure. Courses are offered in the classics, especially in the humanities and classical literature, to cultivate an appreciation for the past as we move forward into the future. Through the Life Talk programs, students can share with classmates their life stories and learning experiences and learn from one another. Students engage in self-learning and in constructing their personal life goals and learning philosophies. Other courses offered by the center include the Life Experience program, which encourages students to partake in experiental learning , forming part of the learning experience outside classroom in fields such as social care, reconstruction work, and environmental protection.

Courses offered to students of all majors include history, philosophy, social sciences, natural sciences, literature, and art. Due to increasing demand for the natural sciences and literary arts programs, the center is actively expanding the program.

Email:gd@mail.shu.edu.tw

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