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College of Liberal Arts, NCKU

 

 

History

1956 College of Liberal Arts and College of Sciences were established in NCKU, with the addition of the Departments of Chinese           Literature, Mathematics, and Physics.

1957 Department of Foreign Languages and Literature was Added

1967 Evening Divisions of the Departments of Chinese Literature / FLLD were added

1969 Department of History was added; College of Liberal Arts became independent

1970 Language Lab of FLLD was added

1972 Evening Division of the Dept. of History was added

1982 Chinese Division of Language Center was established under the Dept. of Chinese Literature

1983 FLLD Language Lab and Dept. of Chinese Literature Language Center now administered by the College of Liberal Arts and were         respectively renamed “The Foreign Language Division” and “The hinese Language Division” of the Language Center.

1985 Graduate Institute of History and Language was added

1991 Master’s Program of the Dept. of Chinese Literature was added

1993 Master’s Degree of FLLD was added; Graduate Institute of History and Language was renamed The Graduate School of History

1994 Master’s Program of the Graduate Institute of Arts was added

1995 PhD Program of the Dept. of Chinese Literature was added

1996 PhD Program of the Dept. of History was added: all evening division programs ceased to operate and were integrated into the         extension programs.

1999 Mater’s Program of Taiwanese Literature was approved to be established

2000 Extension Program of the Dept. of History ceased to operate

2001 PhD Program of Taiwanese Literature was added; On-thejob master’s program of Chinese Literature was added

2003 On-the-job master’s program of History was added

2004 The extension divisions of Chinese Literature and FLLD ceased to operate. Master’s Programs of FLLD split into two divisions:       Division A for Literature and Division B for Linguistics. PhD Program for FLLD split into Literature Division and Linguistics       Division

2006 On-the-job Master’s Program of Taiwanese Literature was added; Master’s Program of Modern Literature was added

2009 Foreign Language Division and Chinese Language Division of the Language Center were promoted to second level unit and were         renamed “Foreign Language Center” and “Chinese Language Center” respectively. The Division of Linguistics and Foreign               Language Teaching was added to the PhD Program of FLLD

2010 On-the-job Mater’s Programs of Chinese Literature, Foreign Languages and Literature and History ceased to operate.

2012 Bân-lâm bûn-hòa Research Center was established

2014 Graduate School of Archeology was added

2016 Master’s Program of Drama was created; Bân-lâm bûnhòa Research center was renamed “Multiple Cultures Research Center”.

 

Goals

   The college of Liberal Arts inherits and follows the tradition of Tainan, the first municipality of Taiwan. Inheriting from the predecessors, and inspiring the followers, we echo the trend of time, and cater to the overall cultural development of our country and our society. We strive to cultivate talents and faculty with professional knowledge, humanistic accomplishment, social concerns and international perspectives. With these goals, all departments and centers adhere to the purpose of our curriculum, set up our teaching mission, teaching professional knowledge. Meanwhile, students are asked to develop in themselves interdisciplinary vision, independent thinking and integration ability. All these can help students meet the demands of diversity and globalization.

2021.05.05 UPDATE