KIC (the college of international studies, Kyung Hee university) is pursuing the vision of a world-class college. KIC is the place where future global leaders are growing with their dreams and challenges.
The characteristics of KIC are as follows.
First, the curriculum of KIC is conducted in English and is interdisciplinary.
Second, there are two departments: the department of International Studies that has about twenty-year history, the department of Global Korean Studies that is recently established to fit the new educational needs.
- The Department of International Studies
offers an interdisciplinary curriculum encompassing the core disciplines of International Relations, International Economics, Global Business, and East Asian Studies.
- The Department of Global Korean Studies
aims at domestic and foreign nationals seeking a broad and in-depth understanding of Korea. Students choose single-track or multiple-tracks as their concentrations: Business and Economics, Politics and Society, Art and Design, and Korean Language and Literature.
Third, KIC operates a wide variety of internationalization programs and supports independent student organizations and clubs.
- We operate overseas exchange student and dual degree programs.
- Students can join a variety of student activities, including student clubs like sports clubs, music bands, debate clubs, Model United Nations council, and extracurricular activities like career development programs, community volunteering.
Fourth, we encourage undergraduate students to pursue in-depth academic research through a joint Bachelor/Master's degree program and the Honor's Program.
- Combined Bachelor Master's Degree Program
Students may also choose to pursue a joint bachelor/master's degree from KIC and the Graduate School of Pan-Pacific International Studies at Kyung Hee University (GSP). This program can be finished within five (5) years with roughly seven (7) semesters contributing to the bachelor's degree and three (3) semesters to the master's degree.
- Honor's Program
An Honors Program Certificate (Summa cum laude / Magna cum laude / Cum laude) will be issued to students who achieve excellent grade and contribute to the honor and reputation of KIC.