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Confucian and Oriental Studies

Location #31401, 4th floor of Toegye Hall of Humanities
Address 25-2, Sungkyunkwan-Ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
Telephone 82-2-760-1030


Confucian and Oriental Studies

In the Department of Confucian and Oriental Studies, we offer a career academically specialized not only to this major, that proceeds into the graduate school, but also to practical careers that are accessible to various works of society by ties created with careers based on this field of study. In particular, we would like to provide a basis for access to various careers in our society through in depth understanding of East Asian culture and society.

On the basis of understanding East Asian traditions, which are the foundation for East Asian culture and society, we are strengthening our educational methods to cultivate students' aptitude for culturology: cultural philosophy, cultural criticism, cultural business etc., through in depth study of East Asian traditions, art and modern culture in general; while enhancing your ability to modernize traditional culture. Also we help you become an internationally talented individual through studying East Asian classical literature, learning classical Chinese, as well as providing education in Chinese and English. You can also take the teacher’s track enaling you to teach a subject in Morality & Ethics. Already many graduates have taken up teaching posts in schools around the country and our department does receive a lot of recommendations for alumni.

Aside from this, there are already many graduates who have entered into various career fields such as journalism, cultural arts, private companies, public companies, government offices, and finance, where they are receiving good evaluations from their companies and adjusting to their careers very well. Even without taking the academic advancement track, utilizing humanitarian aptitude and the muti-discipline system of our school will enable you to show your talent in various professional areas.

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