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Code Course Title Credit Learning Time Division Degree Grade Note Language Availability
CON3032 Consumer Big Data Analysis 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-4 Consumer Science English Yes
Introduction to machine learning for consumer science. This course covers foundational concepts in machine learning such as overfitting, cross validation, and bias-variance tradeoff, and application of machine learning algorithms to consumer big data analysis.
ERP4001 Creative Group Study 3 6 Major Bachelor/Master - No
This course cultivates and supports research partnerships between our undergraduates and faculty. It offers the chance to work on cutting edge research—whether you join established research projects or pursue your own ideas. Undergraduates participate in each phase of standard research activity: developing research plans, writing proposals, conducting research, analyzing data and presenting research results in oral and written form. Projects can last for an entire semester, and many continue for a year or more. SKKU students use their CGS(Creative Group Study) experiences to become familiar with the faculty, learn about potential majors, and investigate areas of interest. They gain practical skills and knowledge they eventually apply to careers after graduation or as graduate students.
ISS3070 Climate Change: Science, Technology and Policy 3 6 Major Bachelor 1-4 English Yes
To have a better understanding of the fundamental issues related to climate change and consequences to Science, Technology and policy will be the primary goal of this course. Students’ input and teamwork are important to achieve the objectives of understanding the scientific, political, social, and economic aspects concerning the climate change debate.
ISS3231 Understanding Global Conflict 3 6 Major Bachelor 1-4 English Yes
This course explores the fundamental aspects of international relations, causes of interstate war, conditions which foster peace, and what is means to be secure in an increasingly globalized and interconnected world.
PSD2002 Comparative Politics 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 English Yes
This class starts with the methodological issue in comparative politics, i.e., we compare why, what, and how. The clas traces the question why some countries are economically developed while some others not, and why some countries go to democracy while some others experience dictatorial and authoritarian politics. Readings will include the literatures of modernization, dependency, corporatism,authoritarianism, liberalization, and democratization.
PSD2003 Theories of Foreign Policy 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Korean Yes
Diplomacy is an important political instrument among nations in peace time, and a barometer to measure national capabilities. The purpose of this course is to study various theories and patterns of foreign policy. Also,students will study ideology and goals, strategy and tactics, behaviors of foreigng policy of major states in practice.
PSD2006 International Political Economy 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Korean Yes
The purpose of this course is to study various theories and aproaches in international political economy, and to testeify their applicabilities to the real world. To do it, students will criticize the logic of realism, liberalism, and Marxism in international political economy.
PSD2007 Modern Political Ideologies 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Korean Yes
An examination of major 20th century political ideologies, giving special emphasis on their historical origins, evolutionary paths and influences on modern political process. Liberalism, Conservatism, Marxism, Facsism and some new important ideologies such as feminism and environmentalism are examined.
PSD2013 Study of Korea Politics 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Korean Yes
In this course, students study Korean government and politics by emphasizing the confluence of historical legacies, institution and international environments. Topics include the nature of the traditional state, impact of colonialism, influences of U. S. A, and Japan, political culture, political parties and elections, congress and bureaucracy.
PSD2017 Political Science and Basic Statistics 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Korean Yes
This course introduces concepts and skills for understanding and conducting quantitative research. Students will learn the elements of social scientific thinking – how to describe variables and measure complex concepts, how to create explanations, how to construct and test hypotheses, how to think analytically, and how to control for rival explanations of political phenomena. Students will learn SPSS, data analysis software.
PSD2020 International Law 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Korean Yes
This course addresses fundamental issues on international law, specially legal issues surrounding Korean Peninsula. For this purpose, Statehood and Rights and Duties of State in International Law, State Responsibility, Structure and Functions of International Organization, Protection of Human Rights etc. will be analyzed and studied. Furthermore, International Law issues regarding Korea such as Dokdo, Maritime jurisdiction, Environmental cooperation will be addressed as well.
PSD2021 Political Science 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 English Yes
This introductory course aims to introduce basic concepts and theories of Political Science. Students are given opportunities to build a ground for more advanced studies of Political Science through investigating major issues of Korean Politics, Political Thought, Comparative Politics, and International Relations. The course also discusses how to apply various methodologies to each different issues of Political Science.
PSD2022 International Politics 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 English Yes
This introductory course on international relations examines major theories and key issues of international relations. Starting from grand paradigms such as realism, liberalism, constructivism, and Marxism, various international relations theories on specific subjects are introduced. Students will have chances to apply relevant theories to the reality of international relations across the issues of war and peace, nationalism, international order, ethics and norms, and diplomatic means, etc. Textbooks and reference materials will show how to combine historical, theoretical, and normative approaches in understanding international relations.
PSD2023 International Relations in East Asia 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 English Yes
East Asia is under most dynamic transition in military, political, economic, and socio-cultural aspects. In Northeast Asia, major powers' interests intersect with Korean Peninsula. In Southeast Asia, changing relations among ASEAN countries are creating a new regional order. Examining the relevance of existing international relations theories to East Asia, the course analyzes international relations in East Asia and its future.
PSD2027 Major Issues in Global Politics 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 - No
This seminar engages with the issues in global politics that students are most interested in, helping them to understand the key questions and theories and also to develop a critical and inquiring perspective. We will examine the most significant issues in global politics ⸺ including war, peacebuilding, terrorism, security, violence, nationalism, poverty, development, postcolonialism, human rights, gender, inequality, and ethnicity ⸺ and what we can do to change the world.