School of Global Studies

School of Global Studies

Fostering talented persons with liberal arts knowledge and world civic consciousness

About the Department

The goals of the School of Global Studies, Hallym University are to foster students to be internationally able talented persons in each major field of study in educating them. The students in the School of Global Studies get to develop their capabilities as global talented persons by completing major classes with the systematic foreign language education.
When they become seniors, they take another step towards their goals by graduating from the university with necessary professional knowledge and skills based on these experiences. Above all, the important points are to be able to develop sense and sensibility as the global talented persons through the curriculums of 4 years. And they will be born again as the important talented persons who can make a contribution to society. All the professors and staff members in the School of Global Studies will generously support students to strengthen their spirit of challenge and solve difficulties that they can experience in the curriculums. These differentiated efforts of the School of Global Studies will be the foundation to maximize individual students' ability with special interests and under the guidance of professors. 

Competitiveness program

SAP is the required conditions that students in the School of Global Studies have to graduate from it. The students who participate in it will grow talented persons suitable for global business environments after graduation through international experiences and knowledge obtained in other countries.
 
The students in the School of Global Studies get to select each major and decide their partner universities by consulting with their advisors about the classes and universities that they are interested in when they are sophomores. All the students who participate in SAP get to pay tuition of the applicable semesters and the university bear tuition of the applicable exchange universities (Students bear all other expenses except the tuition.) The student in the School of Global Studies who become sophomores through these courses start SAP for a year.
 
But, the students have to satisfy the conditions required for the partner universities to participate in SAP (TOEFL scores, grades of the Hallym University, etc.) The administrative office of the School of Global Studies will completely support this process until they come back to Hallym University after finishing SAP.
 
Even after coming back to Korea, the students will continue to accumulate international experiences through various programs provided by the School of Global Studies and get opportunities to combine practical experiences obtained from other countries with the academic ability. And above all, students will develop their ability to look at the world and receive globally competitive education by meeting various and thoughtful contents about their major fields through this opportunity.

The School of Global Studies has four majors as below.

Global Business

About the major

Experts of international trade and business with cosmopolitan outlooks and professional knowledge.
 
The goals of the major in Global Business are to foster experts of international trade and business with professional knowledge and cosmopolitan outlooks that meet the era of internationalization by having theories and practical business skills of international trade and strengthening the development of professional human resources with excellent foreign language proficiency. The major's curriculums are composed as follow:
 
- Liberal education to develop comprehensive understanding of internationalization and scientific judgement
- Learning English and second languages (Japanese, Chinese, and Spanish) to adapt to the international business environment.
- Learning comprehensive major knowledge of international trade and business by learning the core fields including economy, management, and finance
- Supporting and encouraging the acquisition of licenses related to international trade 

Educational objectives

The goals of the major in Global Business are to foster experts of international trade and business with professional knowledge and cosmopolitan outlooks that meet the era of internationalization by having theories and practical business skills of international trade and strengthening the development of professional human resources with excellent foreign language proficiency. The major's curriculums are composed as follow:

- Liberal education to develop comprehensive understanding of internationalization and scientific judgement 
- Learning English and second languages (Japanese, Chinese, and Spanish) to adapt to the international business environment.
- Learning comprehensive major knowledge of international trade and business by learning the core fields including economy, management, and finance
-Supporting and encouraging the acquisition of licenses related to international trade

Prospects and career

Employment and career of students who major in Global Business after graduation are very various by seeking high-degree of professional knowledge. They can enter companies related trade, foreign-affiliated firms, policy organizations related to international trade, organizations related to international finance, public institutions and general companies and be active in research and education sectors (National research centers, enterprise research institutes, universities, international organizations, etc.) and the press and society sectors as economists.
And business or venturing related to international trade. Like this, the students who major in Global Business can enter various and wide fields as the range that it embraces. Licenses related to International Trade and Global Business includes international trade specialists, foreign exchange planners, customs brokers, Korean certified logistics consultants, etc. The acquisition of these licenses will be very helpful for career and employment after graduation.

Legal Informatics & Forensic Science

About the major

The Legal Informatics & Forensic Science major has provided opportunities to participate in practice for undergraduates through business agreements with the Kangwon Provincial Police Agency, the Korea Police Investigation Academy, the money economy, and information security agencies and has entered exchange agreements with overseas excellent universities of the Digital Forensic Science field to foster human resources with cosmopolitan outlooks. The major in Legal Informatics & Forensic Science has been composed to make students experience subjects' diversity and have more subject choices by opening various general education subjects that can satisfy educational desire of students who are interested in information security, criminal investigation, forensic science, and criminal psychology and the intensive curriculums. 

Educational objectives

The purposes of the major in Legal Informatics & Forensic Science are to foster international information security experts required for ICT society through the curriculums to be able to strengthen and develop foreign language ability and practical business skills by escapting from the humanities and social science-centered curriculums.

- Basic knowledge subjects (Laws and vocational ethics, criminal law, Anglo-American law, modern society and information technology, etc.)
- Learning knowledge about forensic science (Forensic science, criminal investigation, criminal psychology, digital forensic, etc.)
- Subjects of the information security field (Introduction to information protection law, information and communication law and policy, etc.)
- Variable curriculums connected other majors and practical business
- Strengthening students' educational capabilities by connecting the undergraduate course's curriculums to master's curriculums in the future.

Prospects and career

As cyber security problems according to data spill have recently had increased awareness, social demands for experts in the forensic science field, especially, the digital forensic field have rapidly increased. In case of Information forensic Science, students will have opportunities to be active in various fields of government branches, security enterprises, corportate audit, law firms, etc. as experts.

Cultural Industry

About the major

Today, the interest and importance of the cultural industry is increasing worldwide. The Culture Industry Major in Hallym University is specialized in business administration which is included in the field of 'culture' and learns about the planning and operation of various cultural contents such as entertainment, performances, conventions, exhibitions, festivals, events and tourism.
In addition to business management approach to culture, we provide differentiated education for various leisure and service sectors during the semester. For example, we offer practical exercises for unique areas such as horse riding, golf, skiing, barista, and wine. Foreign students or students with double major can apply for this major. 

Education objectives

We aim to cultivate cultural product planning experts.

Prospects and career

Through learning about product planning ability in cultural services, the prospect of employment in fields requiring creativity is expected.

Prospects 
Employing in service company related with cultural industry
- Performance & Event planning company, Hotel, Tourism company and culture business company

Career
- Employment in organization related with cultural industry
- Related company(Ex; Planning company)
- Master & Doctoral Course
- Achieving Chinese license in exhibition industry through the cooperation with CCPIT(China Council For the Promotion of International Trade) and chance to get internship

Professional education

If you want more professional education in the future, you can study in depth through going to the master course of Hallym University of Graduate Studies in Seoul.
- Benefits: Exemption from admission fee and various scholarships
- Internship and employment support for exhibitions, events and conventions in Korea

Korean Studies

About the major

Korean Studies major offers a comprehensive range of Korea-related topic areas designed to satisfy both the curiosity as well as the academic needs of prospective students contemplating careers that involve a deeper understanding of this rich and vibrant country.
All of these courses are taught 100% in English both by Korean professors as well as by foreign teachers who have spent many years living and working in Korea. The foreign teachers are able to offer unique perspectives and useful insights into life in Korea that are vital to helping non-Korean students understand and cope with everyday matters, and this “cultural bridge” helps make navigating their Korean experiences all the more enjoyable. Foreign students or students with double major can apply for this major. 

Educational Objectives

□ Short-Term
  • To gain new insights and a deeper appreciation for Korea
  • To understand how Korean society functions at a multitude of levels
 
□ Long-Term
  • To build a solid base of knowledge and experience for continued focus on Korea and East Asia within each one’s specific areas of interest