Education

 

Major Courses ∙ Graduation Requirement Tables ∙ CTM-exclusive Programs

 

Major Requirement

 

Introduction to management

Major Requirement — The course offers a comprehensive introduction to effective management principles and conduct. Throughout the course, students will be expected to apply managerial disciplines to their study and personal lives.

IT Foundation

Major Requirement — The course aims to introduce various Information Technologies including computer programs, network, database and basic system implementation techniques. A survey of Internet technology and the basics of computer hardware will be covered. 

Technovation

Major Requirement — This course will help students understand how creative technologies are brought to a real market. It focuses on core topics in innovation supposing a business environment. The course will further introduce how different technological firms innovate on the adoption of advanced and emerging technologies. 

Introduction to Information systems management

Major Requirement — This course is designed from the viewpoint of business managers. Students will learn basic concepts and principles of information system, and search business opportunities by using information technologies.

LEADERSHIP SEMINARS IN TECHNO-ART ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

Major Requirement — Creative industry leaders share lessons from real-world experiences across different industrial settings. The speakers include entrepreneurs, leaders from global technology companies, venture capitalists and civil servants. 

Techno-art capstone project

Major Requirement — Creative industry leaders share lessons from real-world experiences across different industrial settings. The speakers include entrepreneurs, leaders from global technology companies, venture capitalists and civil servants. 

 

Major Elective

 

 

Everyday Computing and the Internet

Major Elective —In order to make informed decisions in this information age, everyone needs to have an efficient way to sift through and evaluate the myriads of information that is available through the Internet. The ultimate objective of this course is to help students develop a “computational” state of mind for everyday events.

Social Network Analysis

Major Elective — The course introduces students to the theoretical, substantive, and methodological foundations of social networks. Topics include network concepts and principles; network data collection, measurement, and analysis; and applications in management, engineering, and related disciplines.’ 

Introduction to Data Science

Major Elective — This course provides students with opportunity to understand data science using Python and methods in data science that can be applied to solving business problems based on evidence. 

Smart Service Systems 

Major Elective — This course aims to help students acquire ability to develop a smart service system with an opportunity to apply data science to web services.. Students will be able to access web services, run web servers, build web service systems, and extend the systems to smart service systems for community welfare.   

UX Design and Strategic Management 

Major Elective — This course applies management point of view to UX design and IT service by combining theoretical and practical aspects of UX design and strategic management. Students will develop UX Analysis Reports on the selected service of company. 

Digital Business Strategy 

Major Elective — This course helps you understand the elements that forms digital future and managing new technologies that will emerge and focuses on the relationship between technology and the business.

Digital Social Media 

Major Elective — This course is a study of digital social media concepts, techniques and applications and designed for students to apply these skills and concepts into practice. Students will be equipped with digital social media competence, and aware of how to leverage digital social media to gain better performance results. 

Information Security and Privacy 

Major Elective — This course focuses on information security and privacy issues learning elements of security, privacy and relevant regulations, policies and laws for students to have better perspective on these issues.  

New Product and Service Development 

Major Elective — In this course, students will develop a new service for the senior following the latest design process used by global design consulting firms. Students will challenge their capabilties or everyday problems that designers or product managers face: finding customer insights, generating creative ideas, making logical decision, communicating with others. 

Business Strategy and Data Analytics

Major Elective — The objective of this course is to provide a foundation to prepare students to play leading roles in data analytics world. Students will be equipped with basic statistical skills with use of R packages with regard to decision making and strategic thinking. 

Information Science of Entrepreneurship

Major Elective — This course lectures brief introduction to entrepreneurship, basics of business activities and answers the question of how does informational phenomena affect the discovery of entrepreneurial activity and how should information be gathered to foster entrepreneurship. Students will be required to present their own thoughts on relevance between information and entrepreneurship . 

Attracting Investment for an Entrepreneurial Venture

Major Elective — This course helps students to solve financial problems faced in the phase of launching a venture. Coverage of basic financial statements, investment decision criteria, financing arrangements for exit strategies will aid students to answer various questions regarding entrepreneurial investments. 

Strategy for Creative Technology Business 

Major Elective — This course is a study of strategic management concepts and techniques for crafting and executing appropriate strategies.  The purpose of this course is to introduce students to a comprehensive introduction to strategic management principles and conduct.

Business Models in Creative Technology Industry 

Major Elective — The course equipping students with basics and types of business model in accordance to use of information technology to prepare them in fastest-growing digital business. Also, students will have opportunity to initiate a new digital business using models and concepts they have learned which will be peer-reviewed. 

Strategic Marketing in Creative Industry

Major Elective — This course is a study of strategic marketing concepts and techniques for crafting and executing appropriate marketing strategies. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to a comprehensive introduction to strategic marketing principles and conducts and prepare them to be marketing strategy acumen.

Project Management in Creative Industry

Major Elective — This course introduces how to manage, control IT projects in alignment with organizational strategic goals and sustaining high performance within the restricted resources, including exploration of how to mitigate various project risks. 

Economics of Technological Innovation

Major Elective — This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of economic principles and real world practices on a range of topics pertaining to science, technology, and innovation. The course will include dynamic process of innovation and firm's strategy, success and failure of innovative activities, utilization issues of innovation output and science and technology policy. 

Financial and Accounting for Technology Venture Firms

Major Elective — This course is to provide the basic knowledge of the accounting and finance for managing a firm efficiently and effectively. It teaches the accounting principles and procedures, and the ways of interpreting the financial accounting information and utilizing it.

Social innovation capstone project 2

Major Elective —Students learn technologies in Internet-of-Things and build business models for social innovation.

 
 

Major Graduation Requirement

 
 1. Transfer students admitted to sophomore year must earn 3 Passes. Transfer students admitted to junior year must earn 2 Passes. 2. Students admitted in 2012-2015 may get an exemption for language course(s) according to UIC language requirement exemption regulations.    Those students who get exempted, or only have to fulfill partial requirements do not earn extra credits, should take other courses in place of language courses. 3. 2013 TAD students may take 'Introduction to Statistics' or 'Calculus and Vector Analysis' instead of Research Design and Quantitative Methods. 4.  Select 2 categories out of 3 categories. 5. Major credits will be reduced to 36 if a student completes a double major.   6. 2012 Transfer students should follow 2013 graduation requirements. 7. 3 of 6 credits can be substituted with Language & Arts course. 8. General transfer students get an exemption for Holistic Education and Yonsei RC101 courses. 9. CTM majors can take a course taught in Korean and up to 4 courses (12 credits) can be counted toward fulfilling the credit requirement for the major. 10. Taking both 'Creative Technology Business Case Study' and 'Senior Project' can be substituted with 'Techno-Art Capstone Project'.

1. Transfer students admitted to sophomore year must earn 3 Passes. Transfer students admitted to junior year must earn 2 Passes.
2. Students admitted in 2012-2015 may get an exemption for language course(s) according to UIC language requirement exemption regulations.    Those students who get exempted, or only have to fulfill partial requirements do not earn extra credits, should take other courses in place of language courses.
3. 2013 TAD students may take 'Introduction to Statistics' or 'Calculus and Vector Analysis' instead of Research Design and Quantitative Methods.
4.  Select 2 categories out of 3 categories.
5. Major credits will be reduced to 36 if a student completes a double major.  
6. 2012 Transfer students should follow 2013 graduation requirements.
7. 3 of 6 credits can be substituted with Language & Arts course.
8. General transfer students get an exemption for Holistic Education and Yonsei RC101 courses.
9. CTM majors can take a course taught in Korean and up to 4 courses (12 credits) can be counted toward fulfilling the credit requirement for the major.
10. Taking both 'Creative Technology Business Case Study' and 'Senior Project' can be substituted with 'Techno-Art Capstone Project'.

 
 

Double Major Graduation Requirement

 
 1. Only UIC students can apply for a double major within UIC major offerings 2. For common curriculum requirements, students having a double (2nd) major should follow the CC requirements of their 1st maj      

1. Only UIC students can apply for a double major within UIC major offerings
2. For common curriculum requirements, students having a double (2nd) major should follow the CC requirements of their 1st maj    
 

 
 

Transfer Student, Major Graduation Requirement

 
 1. Transfer students with a bachelor's Degree are required to take 2 semesters of Chapel

1. Transfer students with a bachelor's Degree are required to take 2 semesters of Chapel

 
 

Minor Graduation Requirement

 
 1. Only UIC students can apply for a minor within UIC major offerings.

1. Only UIC students can apply for a minor within UIC major offerings.

 
 
 

CTM's Major-exclusive Programs

 

Bachelor's & Master's Accelerated Degree Program

The Graduate School of Information (GSI, https://gsi.yonsei.ac.kr/) at Yonsei University offers a master's course for CTM students to obtain Bachelor's and Master's degrees in 5 years.

Undergraduate Directed Study
 
Undergraduate Directed Study (UDS) is a one-semester internship program (3 credits) which offers an opportunity for students to study within selected professors' laboratory. This program is powered by the Graduate School of Information.

Yonsei Center for Social Innovation
https://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/ycsi/

Funded by University for Creative Korea, the Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent aims to foster social innovators by providing diverse curricular and extra-curricular programs within Underwood International College, Yonsei University's Techno-Art Division and Integrated Social Sciences Division. These two divisions were selected by the government in 2016 to be recipients of social innovation grants. Due to the Yonsei Center for Social Innovation's usage of government funds, programs and initiatives are restricted to the two above-mentioned divisions. However, students who double-major in any major within these two divisions would be allowed to participate in our initiatives and programs!

The Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent comprises of the following entities:

Yonsei Center for Social Innovation
Design Factory Korea
Institute for Global Sustainability

 

 

Design Factory Korea
 
Design Factory Korea (DFK, http://dfk.yonsei.ac.kr/) is an educational platform housed at the Yonsei University’s International Campus in Incheon, South Korea. It is part of the Design Factory Global Network (DFGN) – an innovative and interdisciplinary network creating collaboration between the similar-minded people, projects and platforms. DFGN holds regular meetings to share the experiences, and to discuss and research educational methods in engineering, business and design for the new era. Design Factory concept originates from Aalto University in Finland and the idea is currently brought to 5 countries (Finland, Australia, Switzerland, Chile and China) and DFK joins the network as the 6th member.

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