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School of Business

Department of Accounting and Taxation

Introduction

As corporate activities quickly change and become more complex, there has been a growing demand in the accounting and taxation sector that can identify and analyze the conditions of a company at a glance. Thus, many universities have been strengthening accounting education and Yeungnam University also newly established the Department of Accounting and Taxation in 2015 by reflecting the social needs for human resources in the accounting and taxation sectors.

The goal of this department is to foster accounting and taxation experts with a challenging spirit and practical field capacities, and its three sub-goals are as shown below.

(1) Improving challenging spirit
According to accounting education demand surveys, companies prefer human resources with knowledge on accounting, and employees with knowledge on accounting have higher overall understanding on corporate management activities. But for such accounting knowledge to shed light in various sectors, a challenging spirit that goes beyond analyzing current data, but pioneers into the future and solves problems is needed. Therefore, the goal of the Department of Accounting and Taxation is to improve challenging spirits.

(2) Improving practical field capacities
According to accounting education demand surveys, it was found that there was quite a big gap between college accounting education and actual accounting work. In order to overcome this, adjunct professors who also work in the accounting field and experts with rich practical experiences will be actively utilized in the curricular and extracurricular courses.

(3) Fostering accounting and taxation experts
The basic goal of this department is to foster experts with fundamental knowledge in accounting and taxation fitting the majors of the Department of Accounting and Taxation.

Job Fields

Certified Public Accountant, Tax Accountant

Students of this department can earn their CPA and CTA license and become a certified public accountant or licensed tax accountant. Professors in the Department of Accounting and Taxation are in charge of the in-school CPA prep class, and by sharing the Chunma Honors School accountant track and curriculum program, CPAs are being fostered.

Public Company Employment

Students in this department can find employment in public companies. 23 public institutes will be moving to the Daegu-Gyeongbuk area (11 to the Daegu Innovation City and 12 to the Gimcheon Innovation City) and these institutes are highly interested in local human resources. Accordingly, this department selects public institutes to fit the abilities and preferences of students, and operates a public corporation prep class to support students in finding employment at public companies.

Employment at Large Conglomerates

Students of this department can find employment at large conglomerates. The Department of Accounting and Taxation supports employment at large conglomerates by improving language abilities using exchange student programs and by acquiring licenses related to accounting and taxation.

Professors

After graduating from the Department of Accounting and Taxation and completing master's and PhD courses, we provide support so that they may find employment as professors.

Faculty

※ sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Department Of Accounting And Taxation

Curriculum
1-1
INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
This course provides an introduction to accounting within the context of business and business decision. The audience will explore accounting information’s role in the decisions marking process, and learn how to use various types of accounting information found in financial statements and annual reports. Understanding how accounting information can be used to make better business decisions will benefit all students, regardless of their major course of study or chosen career.
1-1
PRACTICAL CHINESE(I)
This course is for students just beginning to learn Chinese. The most difficult aspect of learning Chinese is pronunciation. So, first of all, in this course students will learn how to pronounce Chinese correctly. Then, through topics of daily life conversation, students will learn the basic communication skills Chinese as well as basic grammar.
1-1
PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH
The aim of the course is to help students develop basic English verbal skills in real life situations. The course will be co-taught by Korean and Native English instructors. Korean instructors will provide students with basic English structure, vocabulary, and expressions, and students will be encouraged to practice speaking English utilizing basic English structures. Students will further practice expressing themselves in English with native English instructors.
1-1
SEMINAR FOR ACADEMIC LIFE
1. Summary of the course This course is to assist university freshmen in CRM designing to adapt university life well through the instruction and counselling of supervising professor. (This course is composed of self analysis, personality type test, career research, instruction for the success of university life, career plan and direction setting, CRM designing method and CRM designing. The course should be teaching in classes of the students by supervising professor.) 2. Course objectives This course is to motivate the students before the mid term exam and provide students with self analysis, personality type test (MBTI or TCI) and career research (YAT test). Also, this course shall has a plan to instruct the students to enhance the efficiency of university life through career and time management. In addition, this course is to make a chance for the students to have practical assistance to university life by providing study method, report designing strategy and the information on academic system and various kinds of internal programs of the university. After the mid term exam, the students will be instructed to set the direction of career designing through continuous counselling of supervising professor and the students will be able to establish CRM designing and execution plan.
1-1
UNDERSTANDING IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
The corporations in 21st century have been severely challenged by the accelerated changes in local and global business environments complicated with diverse issues from the political, economical, socio-cultural, and environmental aspects. The main reason of studying management is contributing to suggestion of directions and principles for solving diverse problematic phenomena faced in management practices and for further development of our society. The purpose of this subject is to teach students the overall management concepts and theories so that they could understand many management issues and deal with effective managerial decision making in management practices.
1-1
BUSINESS AND ACCOUNTING
In this course students learn necessity and usefulness of accounting information in the large scope of business environment. More specifically, this class will be proceeded through the lecture of lecturer and specialist in accounting area, and field visit. The objective of this class is to suggest the broad understanding of accounting to students and make students plan their future purpose(job) during academic years.
1-2
ACADEMIC ENGLISH
The aim of the course is to help students increase their fluency and accuracy in English. The course will be co-taught by Korean and Native English instructors. Korean instructors will provide students with an opportunity to practice English structure, vocabulary, and expressions, and students will be encouraged to enhance their verbal skills by actively participating in classroom activities. Students will further practice expressing themselves in English with native English instructors.
1-2
CONVERGENCE- AND INTEGRATION-BASED THINKING AND WRITING
The ability of analyzing and solving problems is emphasized as one of the conditions for survival in the 21st century and one of the core elements of creative capabilities. This course was designed to cultivate convergence- and integration-based creative capabilities, which are integrated problem-solving capabilities to collect, analyze and process knowledge and information by reinforcing the ability of analyzing and solving problems, recreate it in a synthetic fashion, and express it effectively through speech and writing. The course will help the students cultivate their synesthesia thinking and communication skills based on sympathy with other human beings, understanding of the community, and positivity or Gongseong that is sought after by Yeungnam University. Its ultimate goals are to promote the students' creative knowledge development and reinforce their writing capabilities consistently through "convergence- and integration-based thinking and writing as a problem-solving approach."
1-2
PRACTICAL CHINESE(II)
This course is for students who successfully completed Practical Chinese(I). Students should be aware of basic Chines grammar and can speak a little Chinese. This course will focus on a little more advanced grammar and expressions. Utilizing a variety of common everyday situations, students will practice what they have learned in Practical Chinese (I)
1-2
UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
By introducing students to the very basic economic principles, this course purpose to enhance student's ability analyze and synthetically understand the mode of human behavior in its economic aspects as well as the economic system. Detailed subjects to be dealt with in this course are as follows : the native and purpose of economics, the theory of demand and supply and its applications, the theory of consumers’and firms’behavior, the theory of competitive markets, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly, etc.
1-2
ACCOUNTING AND COMPUTING
This course focus on build up ability of personal computer application related accounting and taxation area in actual field work. So student will be given several kinds of homework and should present their results. Through those kind of work, student can take qualification related computer and have a advantage of job market.
1-2
SEMINAR IN ACCOUNTING
In this class students excise the basic step of financial accounting. The purpose of this class is for students to understand the calculation problems and journal entries thoroughly. This class deals with the ch.3~10 of the text book which has a lot of calculation issues and journal entries. Before the entering this class, students must take the introduction of financial accounting. But students can take the principles of accounting with this concurrently. In case of taking this class, student finish the basic level of financial accounting, and then they need to take the intermediate financial accounting to learn more.
1-2
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING
Accounting area can be divided into financial accounting, management accounting, taxation and auditing. Among them, this class is the basic step of the financial accounting and the first course for student to learn accounting. Before entering this class, students must have taken the introduction of financial accounting. This deals with the latter half of the text book (IFRS principles of accounting). If you learn the basic level of financial accounting more thoroughly, you need to take excise of introduction of financial accounting class.

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