Curriculum

Curriculum


1.Bachelor’s (BA, BA School of Continuing Education)
Fundamental courses in the first and second academic years, such as Logic, Introduction to Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Nature , Metaphysics, History of Philosophy, and in the third and fourth years, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Philosophical Anthropology, are all based on the principles of Scholastic Philosophy.

Optional courses are grouped into three areas: Western Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy and Practical Philosophy. In the area of Western Philosophy, courses such as the Studies of Plato, Aristotle, Rationalism, British Empiricism, German Idealism, Contemporary Philosophy, Analytic Philosophy, etc. are offered to the students. In the field of Chinese Philosophy, there are for instance, courses on Confucian Philosophy, Taoist Philosophy, the Philosophy of Mo Tzu, and other major systems of Chinese thought. Each student is required to take at least 20 credits among each group before graduation. As regards Scholastic Philosophy, there are: 1) courses reflecting on its historical development, such as Patristic Philosophy, Scholastic Philosophy and Neo-Scholastic Philosophy; 2) the study of the different systems of thought, such as: Thomistic Metaphysics, Thomistic Epistemology, Thomistic Ethics; 3) these are elective courses.

2.Master’s (MA, MA Program for working professionals), Doctoral
The Graduate Department continues in the same direction, but courses are offered to students with increase in depth and specialization.

Course Download: BA
                                     MA, Ph.D.