Tunghai University

Introduction

Tunghai University was established in 1955 and it is located on the level plateau of Taichung’s Tatu Mountain. Tunghai University, a liberal institution is full of scholarly elites and abundant resources and is well-known for its beautiful campus. Tunghai has 9 colleges, 34 departments and 35 Master’s programs (1 independent Master’s program and 13 In-Service Master’s programs) and 14 PhD programs.

Tunghai currently has 9 colleges: College of Arts, College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Management, College of Social Sciences, College of Agriculture, College of Fine Arts and Creative Design, College of Law, and International College. Tunghai has a student body of approximately 17,000 students and close to 500 teachers (88% of assistant professors and above). The total area of Tunghai’s campus reaches 1,333,096 square feet. With its spacious campus, Tunghai has the ideal teaching and learning environment for each and every Tunghai faculty and student.

Not only has Tunghai University received high rankings in reviews and topped recruiter rankings, but Tunghai also has received outstanding results from Ministry Of Education and has received 4.84 billion of subsidies from MOE’s Teaching Excellence Project for 6 consecutive years. With the above mentioned outstanding review results and MOE subsidies received, they have shown that Tunghai’s constant pursuit of excellence in both teaching and overall university development have been publicly recognized.

Tunghai University is the first and only educational institution in Taiwan that offers a complete education program from kindergarten to PhD program. Also, Tunghai University is the first to establish and introduce General Education and Student Labor Program system in Taiwan. The pioneering programs have served as role models for other universities in Taiwan. Besides its pioneering programs, Tunghai was also the first to offer open library stacks in Taiwan.

Tunghai University is renowned for its picturesque campus and landmarks, which provide an ideal environment to conduct teaching and research. Luce Chapel is one of Tunghai’s most famous and visited landmarks. The Luce Chapel, the world-known architectural masterpiece, was designed by architecture masters I. M. Pei and C. K. Chen. Besides the Luce Chapel, Tunghai is also well-known for its scenic spots such as the campus mall, Tunghai Lake, traditional Chinese style buildings and the spacious Tunghai farm.

With the ideals of the founding spirit of Christianity, the emphasis on holistic education and the development of students’ educational, academic and service development, it is hoped that ideal graduates of Tunghai University will not only possess the knowledge in their fields of expertise, critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, interpersonal communications skills, but also they are confident, responsible graduates with high moral and ethical standards and have appreciation in arts and humanity and are socially aware of the needs of the society. As a result, Tunghai university continues to top the rankings of corporate recruiters and has continued to receive outstanding reviews from the Ministry of Education.

Tunghai University values both teaching and service. Through the Student Labor Program, students develop their sense of responsibility and understand the importance of volunteerism and service. Tunghai University also values the quality of English learning. By providing small class sized English classes, the effectiveness of its English learning program have receive great reviews. Also, Tunghai University has the best Center of Continuing Education in Taiwan.

By establishing various key interdisciplinary research centers, such as the Center of Chinese Studies, the Life Science Research Center, Center Nanoscience and Technology, Center for Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity, Software Engineering & Technology Center, Tunghai has been proactively staying in sync with the latest global trends in research and development. Tunghai University will continue to follow its founding pioneering spirit and its school motto of Truth, Faith and Deed, Tunghai University will continue to innovate and make its unique contribution to higher education in Taiwan.

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Bachelor in International Business Administration

Campus Full time 4 - 5 years September 2017 Taiwan Taichung

The IBA English Program will be the first stand-alone, degree-granting program with an English-only curriculum at THU. The degree will promote theoretical and practical problem-solving ability... [+]

Overview The IBA English Program will be the first stand-alone, degree-granting program with an English-only curriculum at THU. The degree will promote Theoretical and practical problem-solving ability Contemporary management techniques and overall decision-making abilities Information technology applications and leadership communication abilities Global vision and passion for diversified learning Holistic education and a positive attitude for lifetime learning Goals and Aspirations 1.We will foster a quality learning environment and advance our educational potential To integrate education, industry, and social service To promote inter-departmental cooperation in teaching and research through inter-college curriculums, interdisciplinary computer labs, and common access to business databases 2.We believe in a holistic education emphasizing a balance of humanities and technology Providing information technology courses for students to acquire basic computer skills Encouraging participation in general knowledge courses for students to gain awareness of contemporary issues in ethics, society, liberal arts, and humanities 3.We will develop visionary leaders in business and management By promoting international activities through our summer overseas field trips, exchange visiting programs, and study abroad programs By offering an interdisciplinary curriculum in English for Chinese, Taiwanese, and international students 4.We strive to enhance cooperation between education and industry in order to increase our students’ competitive advantage Through workplace internships, certification courses, participative cases learning, and business visits Through cooperative agreements with local industries and professional internships with established international businesses Graduation Requirements Required Courses (International Business Administration): 57 Credits Global Leadership (GL) Honors Program: 20 Credits Elective Course Credits: 51 Credits Please Refer To the THU IC Curriculum And Mini-Mester Attachment Special Features of the Program Truly an All English Program. International Environment-Teachers, Students and Exchange Students. Study Overseas Opportunity-Exchange Program, 2+2 Program, 3+2 Program. Interaction with Global Leaders from International Corporation and Successful Private Entrepreneurs that Lead to Internships and Jobs upon Graduation. Nurturing Environment with Teachers, Advisors, Mentors, and Classmates. Objectives: Theoretical and practical problem-solving abilities. Contemporary management techniques and overall decision-making abilities. Information technology applications and leadership communication abilities. Global vision and a passion for diversified learning. Holistic education and a positive attitude for lifetime learning. Application Period September 1 – November 30 February 1 – April 30 [-]

Bachelor in Sustainability Science and Engineering

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Taiwan Taichung

Education Goals: To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. [+]

Education Goals To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. To enhance self-expression, communication, and confidence in the diversified environment To enhance global competitiveness for further academic study and professional development. Train students in understanding critical factors that impact the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures, and technologies in various social, natural, and built environments. Core Competencies Business project or sustainability project analysis. Blingual and cross-cultural communication. Teamwork. Charisma and leadership. Special Features of the Program Cultivates leaders with a global environmental vision. Emphasizes an English language focus centered on policy, scientific and engineering communication skills. Focuses on problems that transcend state and national borders, yet also have local relevance. Develops scientific, engineering, and policy skills that seek to turn resources into effective environmental action. Provides summer Industrial/onsite internship opportunities both locally and abroad and invites profession practitioners to offer career advice. Designs exclusively English-based evening activities and clubs. Establishes comprehensive English learning environments and hands-on advising. Appoints a full-time American Teaching Assistant to help students with their required courses. Offers a unique all-English taught general education curriculum. Collaborates with partner schools in Europe and America to offer 2+2 and 3+2 dual-degree programs. Future Options 1.Further Academic Study Students are encouraged to pursue master and doctoral degrees for careers in business, research, industry, government or education. THU has collaborated with overseas partner universities to offer 3+2 dual-degree programs allowing International College students to fast-track advanced degrees. 2.Professional Development Most International College graduates will go straight into management roles in the industry field . They will be trained to put into practice what they have learned at school to work in a variety of professions, including marketing, advertising, finance, international business, project management, green chemistry and engineering, environmental agencies, human resource management, health care administration, and accounting and tax services. With the cultivation of English presentation and communication abilities combined with analytical and industry skills, International College graduates will have a competitive edge in their desired professions. Application Period September 1 – November 30 February 1 – April 30 [-]

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No.1727, Sec.4, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District
Taichung, 40704 TW