Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Program (Year 2020)

The four-year program requires 128 credits and the graduates will be conferred the degree of Bachelor of Science.

Students spend their first year at the Peikang campus where they attend general and common courses. In the second year, they move back to Taichung campus to take the introductory courses of cosmetic science. In the third and fourth year, they will learn the professional knowledge of cosmetic science and technology. 

During summer vacation in the third year, students will be arranged to take an internship in cosmetics companies, factories or professional institutes of beauty treatment and maintenance for two months. Students would be able to learn in practice and apply what they have learned. 

Required Courses

Courses Credits 1st
Fall
1st
Summer
2nd
Fall
2nd
Summer
3rd
Fall
3rd
Summer
4th
Fall
4th
Summer
General Education Formal Curriculum English 4                
Core courses  Language Courses 22                
Humanity and Art                
Social Science                
Natural Science                
Sport knowledge                 
Information related courses 2                
Foundation Courses Organic Chemistry 4 2 2            
Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1   1            
Cosmetic Materials 6     3 3        
Service-Learning 0     0          
Cosmetic Microbiology 2     2          
Cosmetic Microbiology Laboratory 1     1          
Instrumentation 4       2 2      
Dermatophysiology and Dermatopathology 2       2        
Skin Pharmacology 4         2 2    
Packing Material 2         2      
Cosmetic Manufacture Laboratory 3         2 1    
Surface Chemistry 2         2      
Perfumery 2         2      
Cosmetic Manufacture 5         3 2    
Cosmetic Analysis 3           3    
Cosmetic Analysis Laboratory 1           1    
Instrumentation Laboratory 1           1    
Cosmeceutics and Laboratory 3             3  
Cosmetic Industry 2             2  
Regulations on Cosmetics 2               2
Total Credits   78 2 3 6 7 15 10 5 2
  • Core General Course: 10 credits required, from three out of the following five primary fields

  • Interdisciplinary General Courses: at least 6 credits are required from the interdisciplinary courses

Elective Courses

Courses Credits 1st
Fall
1st
Summer
2nd
Fall
2nd
Summer
3rd
Fall
3rd
Summer
4th
Fall
4th
Summer
Note

Arts of Make-up

2 2                

Calculus (I)

2 2                

Beauty and Hygienic

2 2                

Introduction to Herbs

2 2                

General chemistry (C)

2 2                

General chemistry laboratory (B)

1 1                

Introduction to cosmeceutics

3 3                

Biology (C)

2 2                

Introduction to Chinese Crude Drugs

2   2              

Poise and Grace

2   2              

Introduction to Chinese medicine (B)

2   2              

Cosmetic Marketing Management

2   2              

Formative Design 

2   2              

Biology Laboratory (B)

1   1              

Biochemistry (B-1)

2     2           Core course

Physiology (C)

3     3            

Biochemistry Laboratory

1     1            

Nutrition and Beauty

2     2           Core course

Cosmetic information

2     2            

Immunology

2     2            

Physical chemistry

3       3         Core course

Research (I)

1       1          

Biochemistry laboratory (C)

1       1          

Basic experimental toxicology and  biotechnology

2       2          

Biochemistry (B-2)

2       2         Core course

Cosmetic toxicology

2         2        

Molecular cell biology

3         3        

Research (II)

1         1        

Design on Package and Software

2         2        

Cosmetic psychology

2         2        

Biostatistics

2         2        

Natural product chemistry

3           3      

Principle of body care

2           2      

Aromatherapy

2           2      

Research (III)

1           1      

Process engineering and production techniques in cosmetics factory

2           2      

Research (IV)

1             1    

Cosmeceutics practice

4             4    

Cosmetics product research and development

2             2    

Cosmetic advertising

2             2    

Chinese beauty medicine

2               2  

Cosmetology & laboratory

2               2  

Chinese herbal cosmetology &  laboratory

2               2  

Design and development for cosmeceutics

2               2  
English presentation and  communication skills for cosmetic   business 2               2 Full English course
Aesthetic medicine:cosmeceuticals  and laser medicine 2               2  

Operating and management for cosmetics

2               2  
Total Credits   93 16 11 12 9 12 10 9 14