Global, Professional Human Resources for Ushering in the Northeast Asia Era
The purpose of the College of Social Sciences is to develop competent, professional human resources who can respond to the fast-changing demands of society, and who can lead the future society with outstanding understanding of the field and "glocal" abilities. In particular, the College is focused on development of business experts as the need has been growing because of the Gwangyangman Bay Free Economic Zone and 2012 Yeosu Expo and also new leadership for ushering in the new era of Northeast Asia.
In the Department of Business Administration the full-time faculty members, who have majored in production/operation, financing, management information system, marketing, HR/organization, and business strategies, and lecturers with hands-on experience provide systematic and comprehensive education based on theories/techniques of general management for various social institutions including enterprises through undergraduate studies and a master's/doctor’s course. The Department endeavors to provide in-depth, practical experience and knowledge through on-the-job curricular/training programs and domestic/overseas internship so that the students can enhance their competitiveness in the field, designed to assist them in finding a job or starting a business such as a venture company.