The Department of International studies
The mission of International Studies is to educate and train the students to become international and global specialists who will play a leading role in the era of globalization with a global perspective and necessary skills in order to pursue careers in such fields as international organizations, global corporations, mass media, NGOs, and the public sector. To achieve this goal, the Department provides a truly inter-and trans-disciplinary curriculum involving international relations, international economics, global business, East Asian area studies, and international development cooperation. It also provides those who want to pursue an intensive major in one of those constituting disciplines with an option to choose one of four major tracks for their graduation. All the major courses in the Department are taught only in English.
Core and Required CoursesIntroduction to Political Science, Introduction to International Relations, Introduction to Economics I & II, Statistics for Social Sciences, Major Issues in International Studies
Selective CoursesInternational Relation Track International Political Economy, International Conflict and Resolution, International Organization, International Negotiations, International Security, International Terrorism, Understanding International Law, Understanding Foreign Policies, etc. East Asian Area Studies Track Comparative Area Studies, East Asian International Relations, Human Rights in East Asia, North Korea and Inter-Korean Relations, American Politics and Economy, Japanese Politics and Economy, Chinese Politics and Economy, Russian Politics and Economy, etc. International Economics Track Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Mathematics for Economics and Business, International Trade, International Finance, Industrial Organization, Global Data Analysis for Economics and Business, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, etc. Global Business Track Business Finance, Advertising, Principles of Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Business Principles and Practices, Consumer Behavior, Investment Analysis, Human Resource Management and Development, Global Financial Strategy, Understanding Korean Business, etc. International Development Cooperation Track Understanding International Development Cooperation, Economics of Poverty, Introduction to Project Management, Theory and Practice in International Development Cooperation, Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Project, Public Diplomacy and Practices, etc.
- Private companies: Global IT companies, Global consulting companies, Start-ups
- Banks and financial sectors: Domestic/foreign banks, Securities/Insurance companies
- Media: Global broadcasting channels, Domestic/international media companies
- Service industry: Tourism and hospitality industry, Distribution and logistics industry
- Government and public sector: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Public enterprises, Non-governmental organizations
- International organizations, Law schools, Domestic/foreign graduate schools
FacultyThere are about thirty faculty members. All of them are composed of experts who majored in each track, and are committed to the academic achievement and satisfaction of the students.