School of Multidisciplinary Studies

HALLYM UNIVERSITY

The cradle of global leaders who seek intelligence and creativity

The Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies

Introduce
The cradle of global leaders who seek intelligence and creativity
Hallym University of 30-year history has created a new paradigm of education that seeks for the future of 50-year Hallym. Value of convergence human resources development is newly established in 2017 as the first year. The Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies will be space of advanced education for this. This faculty fosters creative talented persons who create value of the future in many different spheres through the Honors Program as soon as they enter the university based on the overseas excellent Liberal Arts College models.  

The whole freshmen of the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Hallym University will receive benefits including top scholarships of the colleges (The Exemption of admission fees and tuitions of 4 years, Offering expenses for research activity per semester, entering a dormitory free of charge, etc.). Students strengthen the basics of communication capabilities as global talented persons through intensive education of English and foreign languages and at the same time, develop computer skills including coding, programming, and big data and the data analysis ability.

Students receive education as talented persons with elegant and sophisticated manners and learning through the program to read classics, the leadership and communication ability, the high sports and etiquette lessons. Students select their majors when they are sophomores and go through the process to discuss and study the fields that they plan with the Honors Faculty with the best faculty of this university about the convergence programs which combine various interdisciplinary fields with each other. When they are juniors, they get to participate in the program, 'the Hallym Global Leader' that they develop their capabilities as global local experts by being sent to overseas excellent universities which exchange with this university during one semester. In the senior's course, students get to complete intensive educational programs including writing papers about the fields chosen by themselves as the Honors students, getting jobs in the future, and entering graduate school.
 

Curriculums

Liberal arts
Students get to study logicl thinking and writing, Writing & Discussion, Critical Thinking & Argumentation, Honors Seminar Series, coding and programming, data analyses, global leaderships, and manners and sports.
Honors Program
Students create various convergence contents with the Honors Faculty by agonizing about them and develop independent research ability by arranging lectures and discussion. That is, they go through the process to present the results of issues of the humanities, social science, business administration, and technical science fields and learning and studies that the two areas are combined through honors theses.  
Hallym Global Leader Program
In the junior's course, students study in overseas universities for one semester and conduct studies on various issues in the applicable areas. At this moment, students arrange two-way online and debate classes with advisors of this university in real time every week and share the contents together. 

Career after graduation

The students who successfully complete the Honors Program of the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies enter domestic and overseas excellent graduate schools (Including Law schools, MBA, colleges of pharmacy, etc.) to develop their interdisciplinary fields selected by themselves or engage in Korean companies and the financial world. And they could get opportunities to work in international organizations (UN and non-UN-affiliated organizations, etc.) as well as governmental and private research institutes. They can plan enterprise establishment as the plans to commercialize the results gotten from convergence majors directly.

Other details

The Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies is based on the completion of double majors. In other words, students get to obtain degrees in convergence majors (The degree fields are determined by the academic affairs committee) that they complete through the Honors Program with the majors (Except the College of Medicine) chosen by them when they become sophomores.