(Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences)
Declared as Deemed to be University under Sec. 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 Karunya Nagar, COIMBATORE – 641 114
DEPARTMENT OF VALUE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF VALUE EDUCATION
SYLLABUS FOR 12VE301 (GENERAL)
* To appreciate and keep in mind the vision of Karunya University and be passionate to transfer it worldwide. * To have an in-depth understanding of the meaning of life from God’s perspective, and learn ways to accept challenges of life. * To enrich the human capacity of thinking and lead a Principle centered life thus serving mankind through innovative methods to make the world a better place. COURSE OUTCOME:
* Students will emerge as World Class Leaders who will be agents of change and influence with sensitivity to the crying needs of the society such as ungodliness, corruption, poverty, and suffering and play a leading role in eradicating these. * The capacity of students to make intellectually mature, morally upright, ethically correct and spiritually inspired decisions will be enhanced and sharpened. * Students will be top class professionals with a correct balance between professional excellence and social commitment so that they play a crucial role in building a better Nation with Divine grace and power.
VISION CENTERED LIFE
Values of Life: Meaning, Need for Values, Importance of Values, Components of Values, Six principles for Purpose Driven Life. Parables for Life.
Mission of Karunya: Karunya History, Biography of Dr. D.G.S Dhinakaran, Struggles and Challenges, Vision and Mission of Karunya, Facets of Jesus Calls Ministry.
Transmitting the Mission: Human Response to Humanitarian Need –Understanding the Human Needs and Pain, Dedicating to Solve Problems of Humanity, Finding Solutions to Problems related to Food, Water, Health Care and Energy.
Revelations for Humanity: God the True Creator, Greatest and Smallest Creations, God’s Master Piece, Creation Exploited, The Potentiality of Man’s Innovations to Solve Problems of Humanity through Divine Revelations.
GOD CENTERED LIFE
God’s View of Life: Life is Test, Life is Trust, and Life is a Temporary Assignment. Setbacks in Life: Lust of Flesh, Lust of Eyes, Pride of Life – Consequences and Principles to Overcome. Sacredness in Life: Visible and Invisible Life, Vitality of Sacredness in Life, Eradication of Worries, Benefits of God’s Blessings, Purity of Thought and Deed, Love and Compassion. Heroes of Faith: George Muller, William Carey, Mother Theresa, Ida Scudder.
CHARACTER FOCUSED LIFE
Introduction: Definition, Character Values, Character Development, Results of having a Good Character, Pillars of Character. Inner Life Integrity: Integrity Check – Integrity of Heart, Self Centered Personality, God Centered Personality, Dealing with Ego. Character Study: Life study of Daniel, Joseph, Esther– their Zeal and Passion to Serve the Lord. Cultivating Character: Being the Salt of the Earth, Light of the World – Being Faithful in Little Things. Accountability in Living.
RELATIONSHIPS IN LIFE
Building Relationship: Importance & Need for Relationship, Issues that Hinder Relationship, Ways to Improve Relationship, Dealing with emotions in relationship, Celebrating Relationship. Marriage and Relationship: Definition, Purpose, Principles for Successful marriage, Selecting the Life Partner, God’s Will in Marriage, Boundaries of Sex. Love & Friendship: Types of Love, World’s View about Love, Conditional Versus Unconditional love, The Father’s (God’s) Love. Importance of Friendship – Qualities of Friendship – The True Friend (God) – Being a Good Samaritan Work Place Relationship: Working for God, Relationship with Authorities and Coworkers, Challenges at Work, Love of Money – Habit of Giving.