核心课程 embodies the CQ9游戏官方网站’ dedication to the pursuit of wisdom, truth and virtue as the proper and primary ends of education. 它是共享的 sequence taken by all undergraduates that consists of 19 courses in 英语, history, philosophy, theology, economics, politics, science, mathematics, language and fine 艺术. During their course of study, students read the great works that have shaped Western civilization and discuss these works with their peers in small classes with 平均规模为19名学生. Our 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows professors and students to engage in thoughtful, meaningful dialogue that develops critical thinking skills and inspires a love of intellectual inquiry that will serve students throughout their academic careers and the rest of their lives.
Learn more about the 核心课程 by exploring the choices below.
文学传统I, II, III & IV
美国文明I & II
西方文明I & II
Laboratory course in the biological sciences
数学 & 美术
Knowledge of Ancient Greek, French, German, Italian, Latin or Spanish at an intermediate 级别要求. Depending on the language background of the student, this requirement may be fulfilled after taking between one and four classes.
While students will engage with far more texts than the ones represented in this list, these examples illustrate the kinds of works included in the Core curriculum.
Most students spend a semester during their sophomore year at the CQ9游戏官方网站’ 罗马校区，位于罗马南部. The courses in Rome are Core courses, which ensures the academic integrity of the program and keeps students on track for graduation.
As part of their studies, students enjoy frequent outings where they can walk in the
footsteps of the greatest thinkers in Western civilization, stroll among the ruins
of Ancient Rome and Greece (during the 10-day Greece trip), visit some of the most
beautiful and momentous sites of the Roman Catholic Church, perform recitations of
the Greek tragedies they’ve been studying in the actual theaters where the dramas
were once performed, and see the fields where ancient heroes fought and died in the
Parens is president of the Association for Core Texts and Courses. He will address the Trivium's place in the liberal 艺术 at the ACTC's conference this month.+阅读更多
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