The College of Social Sciences aims to train students to play a leading role with creative, flexible, and open mind in the rapidly changing 21st century.The college promotes interdisciplinary studies and communication between different social sciences.
The Department of Political Science and International Relations produces distinguished leaders in the global society through researching domestic and international issues and educating politics, diplomacy, security, and unification strategy.
Students in the Department of Public Service acquire various academic and practical knowledge. They study on how to manage a group of people in the democratic and efficient manner, and how to solve problems in the public sector. They are also guided to develop creative and future-oriented attitude required for leading the knowledge-based society.
The Department of Psychology provides programs that train students to understand human behaviors and apply theories to real life. Such programs enable students to contribute to making a better society and improving the quality of life.
The Department of Library and Information Science‘s educational goal is to globalize library and information science, to produce cultivated and intelligent professionals, and to promote department-based research center system.
The curriculum of the School of Social Welfare is designed to nurture most-needed talents who can solve problems the society is facing.
The School of Media & Communication pursues providing whole-rounded and professional education through creative and future-oriented curriculum. It encourages students to take advantage of minor programs and double majors. The school also organizes Shift-U, a successful video & film contest, which enjoys strong financial supports.
Students in the Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate study theories for addressing various issues including housing, transportation, environment, and land utilization. Students learn how to apply the theories to real life and become professionals in urban planning area.
The Department of Sociology focuses on cultivating experts with professional knowledge and vision who can analyze and address social problems of Korean society.