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College of Business and Economics

School of Economics and Finance

Introduction

The School of Economics and Finance has been striving to promote practical economic education by fostering economic knowledge that can be readily applied to real-world problems with a particular emphasis on finance and firms' behavior.

The School offers various curriculums, which allow students to be well equipped for the rapidly changing modern economic environment. Courses, among others, are offered on micro- and macro-economics, computer and statistical skills, financial practices, firm's activities, international economics, public economy, and economic history, and some courses are taught in English.

History

The School was founded in 1947 as the Department of Economics under the College of Business and Economics. The Department was expanded to the School of Economics and Finance in 2002.

Job Fields

There are three fields that our graduates go on to.
First is the finance sector including banks, securities and insurance.
Second is the public sector like government offices, government organizations and various public corporations.
Third is the manufacturing or the service sector, usually at management positions.
Students who desire to work at the finance sector usually acquire finance-related certifications such as CPAs, CFPs, AFPK, etc., before going to a job market.

Faculty

※ sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Major Of Economics And Finance

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 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
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
SOCIAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
This course offers basic mathematical tools which are used in variety of social sciences. Basic calculous, integrals, functions, and matrix operations etc are introduced with business and financial applications.
1-2
UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (2)
This course provides a basic understanding of macroeconomics. This is a sequential course following "Understanding the Principles of Economics", which covers basics of microeconomics. We will analyze social phenomena and real world economy by using economiclogic.

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