Activities in General Education


Effective August 01, 2015 or for those who enroll on and after August 01, 2015

Types of Activities and Hours Accepted:

Activities in General Education includes Lectures in Liberal Education, Lectures in General Education, and Performing Arts and Art Exhibitions. Students are required to take courses with at least 16 hours before graduation, and these courses do not provide any credit.

Lectures in Liberal Education Planned by the center Students are required to take a minimum of 6 hours.
Lectures in General Education Planned by the Office of Student Affairs, colleges, departments, the Center for General Education, and other offices. Of the 16 hours, the students are required to take a maximum of 6 hours.
Performing Arts and Art Exhibitions Planned by Art Center Students are required to take a maximum of 4 hours.

In terms of the on-campus activities, the hours will be listed in the precaution of the announcement of each activity, and students can also join the off-campus activities offered by different institutions. Among the 16 hours, the off-campus activities can only provide a maximum of 4 hours for verification. A written report with about 600 words should be submitted within two weeks after each activity. Please note that no plagiarism is allowed. For those who plagiarize will be considered as cheating; therefore, he/she (the plagiarist) will be punished according to the regulation of the university, and the hours will also be revoked.

For those who enroll before August 01, 2015

(Approved by the University Course Committee on October 19, 2011)

  1. The lectures, based on the structure and ideal of general education, are implemented to enhance the students’ liberal knowledge and enrich their knowledge of humanities.
  2. The lectures are a part of the required courses for undergraduate students. Starting with the 2008 academic year and further on, undergraduate students as well as transfers from other universities are required to attend 16 hours of Liberal Classic lectures.
  3. The lectures are planned by the Center for General Education and the Arts Center. The speakers invited over for the different lectures are all famous and prestigious scholars who have great achievements in their own fields of studies. Invited and approved by the president as well are the prominent personages and professionals who are familiar with liberal education. Lectures or speeches offered by The Office of Students Affairs, colleges, and other offices need to be approved by the CGE and two credits are the maximum to be granted. 
  4. The number of hours to be accredited is marked on the announcement or notice of each lecture. The students before graduation should attend lectures or exhibitions and accumulate 16 hours to satisfy the requirement for graduation. The grade is assigned either P or F to indicate Pass or Fail.
  5. For questions not specified above, please consult the regulations set forth by the course committee of the Center of General Education.
  6. The regulation and its articles are approved by the University’s Course Committee and endorsed by the University’s president. The same procedure will be repeated if any amendment is needed in the future.



Things to Do for Hours Verification

  1. Fill in the form by following the steps: School website Home -> Application System -> Registration for Activity
  2. Cancel it if you are unable to attend after registration. If you fail to attend the registered lecture, your total hours for Liberal classic lectures will be deducted one hour as the penalty.
  3. On the day of the lecture, check in with your ID card at the attendance CHECK IN machine for keeping the attendance record.
  4. Be sure to check in and check out or your hours can not be verified.
  5. After being verified for attendance, your name will be posted one week later at the Center of General Education. If you have questions, be sure to bring it to the office within ten days. Delayed inquiry will not be accepted.



Accepted Students and Hours

  • Name list here: for those who have reached 16 hours (updated each month)
  • Steps to check your name: Go to school website -> Home -> Application System -> Student Information System -> Grade Reports -> Hours Reached for Liberal Classic Lectures