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College of Business and Economics

School of International Economics and Business

Introduction

The School of International Economics and Business has the following educational objectives for fostering human resources with expert qualifications in the international economics and business sector based on the creative academic spirit of Yeungnam University and the educational goal of the College of Business and Economics.

  1. 1) Foster progressive and creative human resources that will contribute to the nation's economic and trade development
  2. 2) Instill basic qualities and institutionalized knowledge that students in the College of Business and Economics should have
  3. 3) Improve abilities in foreign language and computers to meet the demands of the globalized and information era
  4. 4) Instill practical expertise that professional manpower performing duties related to international economics, international management and trade should have from an international aspect.

History

December 1969: Established as the first department of trade in the Daegu/Gyeongbuk area
December 1973: Opened masters degree program for the Department of Trade
December 1978: Opened Ph.D program for the Department of Trade
March 1997: Designated as 'key department' by Yeungnam University
March 1999: Integrated into the School of Business and economics
September 2001: Selected for 'Trade Incubator', which is a trade professional fostering program funded by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
March 2002: Separated from the School of Business and Economics and promoted to the School of International Economics and Business
September 2007 to Current: Selected for 'Global Trade Expert Program' which is a trade professional fostering program funded by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy.
March 2011 to Current: Selected for 'Operator of FTA Practice Program' funded by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

Job Fields

The international economics and business field, which includes international commerce, global management, international financing and trade, has a much higher social demand compared to the limited supply of human resources. The various governmental ministries in the central level as well as the local level such as the Ministry of Education, MOTIE and MOSF are increasingly funding to develop the human resources in this field. Students who are specialized in this field can have successful careers in any sectors they like to as seen below.

Public Sector

International economics and business specialist for MOTIE, MOSF, Bank of Korea, Financial Supervisory Service, Korea EXIM Bank, KOTRA, KITA and the Korea Chamber of Commerce. Researcher for public research institutions such as KIET, KIEP, KDI, and so on.

Private Sector

Foreign investment company, domestic conglomerate, companies or overseas work at international branches, as well as international finance parts of banks, insurance and securities companies, or employment at trade companies, e-commerce or e-trade businesses. Researcher for private research institutions such as the Samsung Economic Research Institute, LG Economic Research Institute, POSCO Management Research Institute, Korea Trade Research Center, and so on.

International Organizations

International Economics and Trade specialists for International organizations such as UN, WTO, IMF, OECD, World Bank and so on

Academic sector

Professors of International Economics in domestic and international universities.

Others International organizations such as UN, WTO, IMF, OECD, or the press such as economic magazines nationals dailies, local dailies, etc.

Faculty

  • Yong Ki. Koh, Professor

    - Queen Mary and Westfield College~, Univ. of London, Transport/Port Economics

    prumkoh@yumail.ac.kr
  • Kwon, Yung Chul, Professor

    - Kent State Univ. , International Business

    yckwon@yu.ac.kr
  • KIM, KI-HYUN, Professor

    - Pennsylvania State Univ., International Business

    keykim@ynu.ac.kr
  • Kim Sangchoon, Professor

    - University of Washington, economics

    sckim@ynu.ac.kr
  • Kim,seung chul, Professor

    - Chungang Univ., International trade management and practice

    dony1212@yumail.ac.kr
  • Bae, Jung Han, Professor

    - Pusan National Univ., International Trade and Practice

    jhbae@ynu.ac.kr
  • Son Sang Bum, Professor

    - Fusan Univ., International Business

    sbs0423@yumail.ac.kr
  • Yeo, Taek Dong, Professor

    - University of Washington, International Trade Theory and Policy

    tdyeo@yu.ac.kr
  • Lee, Keon-Hee, Professor

    - Sogang Univ., IB/Strategy

    keonhee@ynu.ac.kr
  • Junhee Lee, Professor

    - The Ohio State Univ., Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics

    lee1838@ynu.ac.kr
  • Chun, Cheong Ghi, ProfessorHomepage

    - University of Hull, International Trade Law

    cgchun@yumail.ac.kr
  • Cho, Cheonggu, Professor

    - Univ. of Pittsburgh, International Economics

    cgcho@ynu.ac.kr
  • LEE HEE YONG, Associate Professor

    - Yeungnam Univ.

    ilugit@ynu.ac.kr
  • Jae Hoon Jho, Associate Professor

    - City Univ. London, Actuarial Science

    jaehoonjho@yu.ac.kr
  • SUNGJIN HONG, Associate Professor

    - Univ. of Texas at Dallas

    shong@ynu.ac.kr
  • ROH, JAEYOUN, Assistant Professor

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    acts8@yu.ac.kr
  • KIM, JAE SEONG,

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    jaeseong@ynu.ac.kr

※ sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Major Of International Economics And Business

Curriculum
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
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
APPLIED STATISTICS
It is a lecture on statistical methods which abstract and summarize information from raw data. Descriptive statistics of which histogram, scatter plot, etc. are main issues and concepts of probability which is the basic paradigm for sample behavior, will be treated. Important concepts in statistical inference will be also covered. Based on these fundamental concepts, testing of the mean, variance and proportion, comparison of two means, correlation analysis, analysis of variance, regression analysis, categorical data analysis, time series analysis, non-parametric methods will be taught. Also students will have laboratories for real data analysis with statistical packages.
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
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.
1-2
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)

Contact

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