In the modern and increasingly diverse world today, discipline-specific knowledge and skills are no longer sufficient to equip a well-rounded student. To uphold and operationalize people-oriented education, One World Hanxin offers a broad range of general education courses to cultivate students’ humanistic qualities and to develop their critical and creative thinking.


Life Topics

Life is a long yet unpredictable journey. Learning to be comfortable and calm with discomfort and uncertainty in different stages of life can be one of the most crucial skills you can ever have to live a truly fulfilling life.

Life and Death Studies

Life and Death Studies

A study of life and death provides you with different lenses to ponder and explore the meaning of life and death.
EQ management

EQ management

We are not taught to deal with stress and negative emotions. This course teaches us how to identify and manage our emotions and stress, . Crucially, we will learn to regulate and gain control over our emotions, and harness the power of emotions to improve our communication skills.
Career Planning

Career Planning

Life planning is not merely about career planning; it is more of an idea to move through one’s life with passion and aims, and ideally to meet one’s lifestyle expectation. This course helps you to steer the future direction in flux by identifying the type of job and role best suits you.
Love & Relationship

Love & Relationship

Do you really know what love is? This course comprises of: the discussion of gender differences, gender communication, dating and breaking up, as well as sex education in relationship.
Interpersonal relationship

Interpersonal relationship

An interpersonal relationship can vary from family or kinship relations, friendship, marriage, relations with associates, work, clubs, neighborhoods, and places of worship. In this course, we will explore the important concepts of interpersonal relationship and communication, learn to establish appropriate interpersonal relationships, create positive communication attitudes, develop good interpersonal communication skills, and apply interpersonal relationships and communication into daily life.
Tarot and Inner Exploration

Tarot and Inner Exploration

Tarot is a deck of cards with illustrations on them that depict archetypal themes . It can be used as a way to interpret our future, and as an ancient tradition of accessing our past experiences, relationships and emotions that might influence our present. It can also help to elaborates on our challenges and opportunities we may not be aware of. This course introduces Tarot theories and techniques, including spreads and readings, and is designed to infuse you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of the cards to answer problems faced in real life.

Humanistic and critical thinking

Critical thinking and creative imagination are both essential in our quest to explore issues concerning society, morality, arts and philosophy.

Multicultural

Multicultural

The Multicultural Studies is a flexible minor that focuses on Malaysia. By minoring in Multicultural Studies, you can learn how different cultures interact to shape individual identity and to structure Malaysia society. Given that organizations today need employees who can perform effectively in a diverse workplace, this minor can also enhance your employment options.
Philosophy

Philosophy

An introduction to philosophy through topics found in classical and contemporary movies, such as the nature of truth and knowledge, mind and body, freedom and determinism, right and wrong, and the existence of God.
Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation

This course is an exploration of visual art forms and introduction to the basic concepts of visual literacy. In this course, students will learn how to interpret and understand visual art in all forms to enhance their enjoyment and engagement with the artworks.
Fun of Musical

Fun of Musical

This music course will change our impression of the classical music; through a FUN and interactive way of learning music, you will come to realize that music is not merely combinations of musical notes but is a manifestation of life. This course consists of music appreciation (through concerts, stage plays and so forth), music therapy and the history of music.
Feminism

Feminism

What is feminism? What does feminism advocate? These are amongst the questions to be explored in this course. This course provides a broad overview of the historical context of women’s movement and the debates revolve around various streams of feminism. It particularly focuses on gender sensitivity and awareness, and to discuss practical ways to empower women in everyday life.
Gender Study

Gender Study

Gender identity is different from sexual or romantic orientation; gender exists in many different forms. Through discussions from different perspectives , students are taught to be sensitive towards gender issues and to respect for individual regardless of gender or sex, making a holistic contribution to create an enabling environment for gender equality.

Developing hobbies and interest

Developing interests and hobbies are crucial to help you to discover passions and talents that will eventually improve your quality of life.

Art of Cycling

Art of Cycling

This is an introductory course designed to give you an idea of the basic theory and knowledge of cycling. It also consists of simple training to help you to master the technique of riding a bicycle. At the end of the semester, you will be able to: master theoretically and practically the essential cycling skills, and to understand the bicycle gears and related maintenance techniques.
Coffee Studies

Coffee Studies

What makes a good coffee? From buying and storing the coffee beans, to finding the brewing method that is right for you, to knowing how to add an extra boost of flavor, this course provides what you need to know about making a cup of good coffee. Essentially, this course helps you to appreciate coffee and make it a part of your healthy lifestyle.
Introduction to Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy

The mysterious universe is awaiting to be explored. Astronomy is more than simply a mapping of stars and planets into outlines of zodiac or magical creatures; it is the scientific study of the contents of entire universe comprises stars, planets, galaxies, and space and time, as well as its history. In this course, we are going to explore the celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the Earth’s atmosphere, and to ponder the question of the existence of extraterrestrial life.

Practical skills

To keep abreast of the modernized and changing world, it is necessary to have a good grasp on media and trends.

Introduction to E-commerce

Introduction to E-commerce

If you are interested in the most popular methods of making money online, this is exactly where you should take a look at. E-commerce has experienced rapid growth since its humble beginnings, and it has changed the way in which society sells and consumes goods and services. You don’t need to look far to see the potential of e-commerce business, but just take a look at Amazon. This course serves to provide an introduction to e-commerce, covering the overview of e-commerce platforms, main distribution and fulfilment models, as well as the reasons for its popularity among consumers.
The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling

We love stories. A good story can convey a message, entertain or ignite a fire within your audience. In this course, you will get tips on building and improving your storytelling skills to reaching your listeners, holding their interest and crossing all barriers to be remembered long after over others.