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Undergraduate Programs

Korean Language & Culture Center

Department of Physical Education

A university that fosters talented individuals to become leaders in the field of sports in Korea
A systematic education that includes theories and practical training exercises reminiscent of actual competitions
The Department of Community Sports & Leisure Studies is armed with advanced equipment
We foster global professionals to become leaders in the field of sports in Korea from Sports Science to General Sports.

The Department of Physical Education is committed to fostering professionals who can understand fitness improvements and sports functions scientifically through various practical exercises and systematic in-depth studies in physical education and sports science. Advanced educational facilities have been created installed to further specialize this program, an education program centering on research, practice, and experimentation. We support our students and encourage them to learn practical knowledge through the refinement of various sports functions. Upon graduation, students enter various career fields as sports scientists, physical education teachers, and sports instructors, etc., while others become exports as professors that are high in demand through post-graduate and overseas studies.

Program Objectives

The Department of Physical Education has objectives to make physical education more scientific and the academic aspect more systematic in order to equip our students with a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical technical skills in various fields to grow into global professionals that are in demand in the 21st century.

Educational Goals

  • Educate students in the basic and specialized theories and cultivate technical abilities to make physical education more scientific and the academic aspect more systematic
  • Foster professionals according to their specializations through departmentalization and specialization of education programs
  • Cultivate practical capacity through on-site training and volunteer activities in the community

Education Programs

The Department of Physical Education has a goal to develop its students as future physical education teachers, sports scientists, and sports instructors through in-depth research and practical exercises in sports science. The education program fosters professionals in the field of sports that are in demand in the 21st century with the foundation of systematic theoretical education and practical training related to the specialization of sports science

Department Characteristics

In modern society, there are arising significant new damages to the body, spirit and social adaptability of mankind due to mechanization, automation, dietary changes, insufficient exercise as well as the increase in pollution and stress that arises from industrialization. The field of physical education must strive to study the movement of humans to increase their potential, improve an individual or group’s physical and psychological health, and improve the quality of life through various sports and leisure activities.
To meet such demands, the Department of Physical Education has objectives to make physical education more scientific and the academic aspect more systematic in order to equip our students with a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical technical skills in various fields to grow into global professionals that are in demand in the 21st century.

Faculty

  • Chang, Kook-jin
    • Bachelor’s Degree: Yonsei University (Bachelor of Literature)
    • Master’s Degree: Yonsei University (Master of Physical Education)
    • Doctorate Degree: Yonsei University (Ph.D in Science)
  • Cho, Hyun-chul
    • Bachelor’s Degree: Sungkyunkwan University (Bachelor of Physical Education)
    • Master’s Degree: Sungkyunkwan University (Master of Physical Education)
    • Doctorate Degree: Sungkyunkwan University (Ph.D in Science)
  • Lim, Soon-gill
    • Bachelor’s Degree: YIU (Bachelor of Physical Education)
    • Master’s Degree: Nippon Sport Science University (Master of Physical Education)
    • Doctorate Degree: Dankook University (Ph.D in Science)