核心课程

UD students share a formative experience in studying the great deeds and words of 西方文明.

核心课程 is an opportunity to inquire into the fundamental aspects of being and our relationship with God, nature and our fellow human beings. 它体现了 波胆网站’ dedication to the pursuit of wisdom, truth and virtue as the 适当的和初级的教育目的. Our 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows professors and students to engage in thoughtful, meaningful dialogue that hones critical thinking and inspires a love of intellectual inquiry that will serve students throughout their 学术生涯和他们的余生.

 

 

 

核心类概述

文学传统(二. 杰拉德Wegemer核心课程 is a shared sequence taken by all undergraduates that consists of 19 courses in 英语, history, philosophy, theology, economics, politics, science, 数学、语言和美术. 在他们的学习过程中,学生们阅读 great works that have shaped Western civilization and discuss these works with their peers in small classes with an average size of 19 students.

 

英语

  • 文学传统一: Classical epic poetry at the base of the Western tradition.
  • 文学传统二: The great Christian epic poems and the nature of lyric poetry.
  • 文学传统三: Tragedy and comedy from the Greeks up through the 英语 tradition.
  • 文学传统四: The novel as a distinctly modern contribution to the Western Tradition.

历史

  • 《足球波胆平台》 A study of American history from European settlement and the founding of the nation 到美国内战.
  • 《波胆网站》: A study of American development into a global power through two World Wars and the 冷战.
  • 西方文明I: Typically taken in Rome, a study of the Western foundations of our civilization in Greece, Rome, early and medieval Christianity, and the Renaissance.
  • 西方文明II: A study of modern European culture through the Reformation, the French Revolution, 以及20世纪的极权主义.

哲学

  • 哲学与伦理生活: A philosophical inquiry into the nature of the fully human life.
  • 人: Typically taken in Rome, the nature of the human person as a unity of body and soul.
  • 存在哲学: 玄学思想导论.

神学

  • 理解圣经: An introduction to biblical theology through a careful reading of sacred scripture Readings include selections from both the Old and New Testaments.
  • 西方神学传统: The history and theology of the Early Christian Church and its subsequent tradition.

经济学

  • 经济学基础: The fundamental concepts of the exchange economy in contrast to other economics systems.

政治

  • 美国政治原则: The basic principles of the American political order.

科学

A student must take two laboratory science courses, one in the biological sciences, 另一个在物理科学领域. 对于非理工科学生,“基本思想”课程 exist in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, but a variety of other courses in the sciences may also be used to satisfy this 要求.

数学 & 美术

One course is required in 美术 and one course in 数学. 再说一次,有 specific math courses designed for non-science majors, such as "Euclidean and Non-Euclidean 几何." The Art, Drama, and Music Departments offer courses in the history of their disciplines, which students can take to satisfy the fine art 要求. “艺术 & Architecture of Rome," which is taken on the Rome Campus, satisfies the 美术 要求.

外语

Knowledge of a foreign language to an intermediate level is also required of all students. Depending on the background of each student, this 要求 may be met by taking from one to four courses in a classical or modern language. 目前的语言 that may be used to meet this 要求 are Ancient Greek, French, German, Italian, 拉丁语和西班牙语.

 

 

 

《波胆网站》

文学

  • 荷马:《波胆网站》、《波胆网站》
  • 维吉尔:"埃涅阿斯纪"
  • Aeschylus: "Prometheus Bound," "Agamemnon," "Libation Bearers," "Eumenides"
  • William Shakespeare: "Hamlet," "Othello," "King Lear," "Merchant of Venice," "The 暴风雨》
  • 陀思妥耶夫斯基:《波胆网站》
  • 威廉·福克纳:《波胆网站》

经济学

  • Adam Smith: "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" (selections)
  • 教宗若望保禄二世:“百年祭”
  • 托马斯·杰斐逊:美国宪法

历史

  • 约伯记
  • 修昔底德:《足球波胆平台》
  • 李维:《波胆网站》
  • 托马斯·莫尔:《波胆网站》
  • 马克思、恩格斯:《波胆网站》
  • 教宗利奥十三世:“重新开始”
  • 伊莱·威塞尔:《足球波胆平台》
  • Frederick Douglass: "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave"
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
  • 本杰明·富兰克林:《波胆网站》
  • 乔治F. 凯南:“美国外交”
  • 马丁·路德·金.一封来自伯明翰监狱的信
  • 波伊提乌:论哲学的慰藉
  • Thomas Jefferson:  Summary View of the Rights of British America
  • 亨利·亚当斯:亨利·亚当斯的教育

哲学

  • 柏拉图:《足球波胆平台》,《足球波胆平台》,《波胆网站》
  • Aristotle: "Nichomachean Ethics" (selections), "On the Soul" (selections), "Categories" (selections), "Physics" (selections), "Metaphysics" (selections)
  • St. Thomas Aquinas: "Treatise on Happiness" and "On Being and Essence"
  • 笛卡尔:《波胆网站》
  • 伊曼努尔·康德:《足球波胆平台》
  • Martin Heidegger: "The Question Concerning Technology"

政治

  • 托马斯·杰斐逊:《波胆网站》
  • 托克维尔:《波胆网站》
  • Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison: "The Federalist Papers"
  • Frederick Nietzsche: "Genealogy of Morals," "The Use and Abuse of 历史 for Life"

神学

  • The Bible: selections from the Old and New Testaments
  • 十二使徒遗训
  • 奥古斯汀:“告白”
  • 托马斯·阿奎那:《波胆网站》(选集)
  • Martin Luther: "Heidelberg Disputation," "The Freedom of a Christian"
  • 特伦特会议(选集)
  • 梵蒂冈I(选择文件)
  • 梵二:“万有之光”
  • 克莱门特:给哥林多人的信
  • St. 爱任纽:《波胆网站》