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Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

Program Description:
The Doctor of Philosophy Studies program is designed for students who intend to learn advanced understanding of classical Asian philosophy and Orient so that students can communicate the gospel and biblical wisdom to the East. The program helps students with understanding of the root of idea and philosophy inherent in the spirit world of Asians for thousand years. Such study includes history and philosophical understanding of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism in Oriental Thought and Oriental Philosophy. Particularly, the program emphasizes study on Confucianism, which is the representative idea of China and the Orient and its ideological background, which is I-ching that is based upon Yin-Yang and Five elements of the University. The program helps students to study an in-depth study of I-Ching, its philosophical term, aspect, and interpretation. It also includes study of Analects of Confucius, Mencius, Great Learning, and Mean. Students also learn the practical aspect I-ching that includes Oriental meditation, Myeongri and Oriental Geographic, which have been developed based on I-ching in real life of Asians.

Program Requirements:
Length: Approximately 6 semesters or 3 years
Core Business Courses: 15 courses (45 units)
Dissertation: 9 units
Theology Requirement: 2 courses (6 units)

Total Units: 60 semester units

Unit Transfer Policy
A transfer unit cannot exceed 49% or more of total graduation units. This means the majority of units must be taken at Caroline University. The acceptance of credits is at the description of the university, depending upon the academic rigor of the prior course experience.

Program Learning Outcomes:

At the summation of the Doctor of Philosophy Studies, the student will be able demonstrate the following capacities:
To demonstrate and to adapt their ability to outline Oriental Thought and Oriental Philosophy

  1. To practice Yinyang Theory and Five Elements of the Universe
  2. To analyze history and philosophical understanding of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism in Oriental Thought
  3. To apply I-Ching, its philosophical term, aspect and interpretation to practical context
  4. To practice their ability to design development of Oriental thoughts with a clear embodiment of Judeo-Christian ethics.
 

Admission Requirements:
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy Studies program:

  1. Have achieved at least a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in all graduate-level work.
  2. Have earned a Master of Philosophy program or its equivalent from an accredited graduate program.
  3. Complete Application form for admission
  4. Application Fee
  5. Recommendation Form

Dissertation Requirements:
Upon completion of courses, students must register for dissertation units while drafting and successfully defending the dissertation. The Dissertation committee must approval every candidate’s doctoral dissertation committee.

Any dissertation committee will consist of three graduate faculty members selected at large from the program of Caroline University. The dissertation committee members will solely have the responsibility to mentor the doctoral candidate’s progress and approval all his/her doctoral dissertation content.

The final dissertation committee must approval the dissertation at the time of oral defense. All dissertation topics will have to be directly related to the field of religious philosophy studies. The content of such dissertation projects may investigate any oriental studies. The doctoral candidate must submit a preliminary draft of the entire dissertation work to every member of their dissertation committee by the beginning of the semester in which doctoral student contemplate graduation in order to allow dissertation committee members’ request and revisions before as well as after the final oral examination takes place.

The application requesting a date for the final oral dissertation defense must be submitted to the entire committee at least six weeks before the planned date of the oral defense of the dissertation in order to allow the dissertation committee members some time to determine whether the oral dissertation defense may be scheduled. The oral dissertation defense will be scheduled only if all the dissertation committee members agree that the dissertation is free of any major problems and indicate their agreement as well as their commitment to attend oral dissertation defense by signing the petition for final oral dissertation defense form.

 

Categories

Code

Course Title

Units

Core Courses (11 courses / 33units)

DPS701

Research in Yin-Yang and Five Elements Philosophy (3 units)

33

DPS702

Book of Oriental Classics II (3)

DPS703

Research in Eastern Philosophy and Classical Literature (3)

DPS704

Research in Taoism (3)

DPS705

I-Ching Lecture (3)

DPS706

Study on the Theories of Justice (3)

DPS707

The Analects of Confucius Lecture (3)

DPS708

Daehak Lecture JungYong (3)

DPS731

History and Philosophy of Science (3)

DPS732

Ethics for Dissertation and Research (3)

DPS756

Korean Traditional Geographic (3)

DPS771

Confucious Architecture Geomancy Aesthetic (3)

DPS772

Theories of Oriental Geographic History (3)

DPS773

Research in the Complete Text of Myungri Interpretation (3)

DPS774

Thesis Seminar (3)

DPS761

Book of Oriental Classics III (3)

DPS762

Book of Oriental Classics IV (3)

DPS763

Book of Oriental Classics V (3)

DPS764

Book of Oriental Classics VI (3)

DPS765

I-Ching I (3)

DPS766

I-Ching II (3)

DPS 767

Understanding Meditation (3)

DPS768

The Thought of Lao Tzu (3)

DPS769

The Book of Odes (3)

DPS770

Research in the Mencius’ Tourism Thought (3)

DPS780

JungYong Lecture (3)

DPS781

Study of Juja Thought (3)

DPS782

Human and Religion

DPS783

Philosophy of life and death(3)

Total

33

  

Elective Courses: 2 Course (6 units)

Categories

Code

Course Title

Units

 

Political Thought

Major

(7 courses)

DPS711

Da-san’s Political Thought

21

 

DPS712

Topics in Social Ethics

 

DPS713

Classics of Western Political Thought

 

DPS714

History of Western Political Thought

 

DPS715

Seminar in Theories of Justice

 

DPS716

Topics in Contemporary Political Philosophy

 
 

Total

21

       

Theology Requirements: 2 courses (6 units)

Categories

Code

Course Title

Units

 

2 courses (6 units)

OT701

Theology of OT (3)

6

 

NT701

Theology of NT (3)

 

THE701

Comparative Religion (3)

 

THE702

Psychology of Religion (3)

 

NT702

Synoptic Gospels (3)

 

NT703

Acts

 

THE703

Contemporary Theology (3)

 

OT703

OT Historical Books (3)

 

OT704

Pentateuch (3)

 

OT705

The Prophets (3)

 

OT706

Biblical Interpretation (3)

 

OT707

Human and Religious

 
 

Total

6

       

 

Graduation Requirements:
1) The completion of 60 semester hours of credit including at least 45 units of core courses and 6 units of theology requirements.
2) Completion of coursework with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 out of 4.0 scales.
3) Passing Exit interview

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