Brigham Young University
the Brigham Young University (BYU) is a konfessionelle university in the possession of the church Jesu Christi of the holy ones of the last days and is part of the training system of the church. It lies in Provo in the US Federal State Utah. It became 1875 of the German Gymnasiallehrer Karl G. Maser based as Brigham Young academy (Brigham Young Academy) designated after Brigham Young, the second president of this church.
Since the BYU is a konfessionelle university, there predominantly members of the church Jesu Christi study, but are open them in principle to all interested ones.
As konfessionelle institution she pursues a special educating goal, which goes beyond a purely intellectual requirement for education and which whole personality is to seize balanced.
In the “BYU mission statement” is specified. Here the first sentences:
The mission of the Brigham Young University, based, financed and led of the church Jesu Christi of the holy ones of the last days, is it, to support humans in their striving for perfection and eternal life. This support is to make one time period possible of intensive learning in an energizing surrounding field, where a self obligation is expected outstanding achievement and the full implementation of human possibilities is aimed at.
For this reason is for each student, all the same which field, the participation in classes over religious topics prescribed. A “code OF Honor”, which was formulated the requirements and rules of the church Jesu Christi of the holy ones in accordance with the last day, defines, what at the BYU appropriate looking and holding back is. The BYU offers a Bachelor degree in 198 academic programs, in 69 Masters and a doctorate in 28. The university is partitioned in 11 colleges. In law and in management it became from U.S. News & World report under the 40 best universities of the USA incorporated.
The institutions for sister BYU Hawaii and BYU Idaho are independent of the BYU in Provo, however exactly the same by the church are led.