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College of Political Science & Public Administration

Department of Military Studies

Introduction

The Department of Military Studies is the only department of its kind in the Daegu and Gyeongbuk region. It fosters creative military experts needed in the 21st century military.

In March 2011, a MOU was signed with the Korean Army for the development of military studies and therefore, the Army is providing full support for the development and operation of Military Studies. Yeungnam University has also established and is pursuing long-term development plans for the development of the Department of Military Studies. Undergraduate education is first emphasized in order to enhance the qualifications and capacities as military officers for the students in the Department of Military Studies. In addition, graduate school programs are also being prepared to foster master's and doctorate's degree holders in the Department of Military Studies, while also installing a research center for Military Studies.

History

February 2015, 39 graduated and commissioned as army officers
March 2, 2011, 40 enrolled in first semester of the Department of Military Studies
March 2011, Scheduled to open the Department of Military Studies
April 2010, Organized preparation committee for the opening of the Department of Military Studies
March 2010, Signed agreement for development of military studies with the Korean Army

Faculty

※ sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Department Of Military Studies

Curriculum
1-1
COMMUNICATION SKILL
The ability to communicate effectively in speaking and writing is one of the most important skills for educational and career success. This course gives students opportunities to discuss, practice, and eventually master the skills involved in oral and written communication. The topics include theory and practice of effective communication, making speeches, presentation skills, principles of persuasion, and writing skills.
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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."
1-1
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
INTRODUCTION OF MILITARY STUDIES
This program offers following contents of military studies 1) Definition of military studies and its development, the scope of military studies. 2) Widening the meaning of a nation, national security 3) Characteristics of modern warfare and its main causes, understand the use of military power 4) Defense cooperation between multiple nations and current trend of military affairs revolution
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SELF-DEVELOPMENT & PHYSICAL FITNESS Ⅰ
This program offers human resource development for the army officer and physical fitness training - Research on the requirements and qualifications to become a military officer - Army fitness level 4
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
KOREAN HISTORY
This lecture treats total Korean history internationally and help Koreans to have necessary knowledge and to establish their own identity in order to play in a global socity. This lecture is formed to assist people who study history for entering various government's organizations and large companies or Korean history cerification test.
1-2
LIFETIME SPORTS
This course is designed to develop basic knowledge and skills needed to play one of the following basic physical education activities; badminton, tennis, basketball, bowling, table-tennis, swimming, self-defense, aerobic-dance, soccer, and baseball.
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
MILITARY THEORIES
This program offers following contents of military theories 1) Changes in military theories from the ancient times 2) Some major military theories of the world and Korea 3) Modern military theories in modern warfares and current trend of the theory
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SELF-DEVELOPMENT & PHYSICAL FITNESS Ⅱ
This program offers human resource development for the army officer and physical fitness training - Research on the requirements and qualifications to become a military officer and self-defining - Army fitness level 4
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SOLDIER TRAINING COURSE Ⅰ
This program emphasizes on the mindset of being a soldier - Introduction of basic combat skills and learning through actual training - Introduction to CBS warfares and rifle drills

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