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College of Science and Technology

Department of Advanced Materials Chemistry Department of Medical Biotechnology
Department of Big Data Applied Statistics Computer Engineering Major
Department of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering Department of Nuclear & Energy System Engineering
Department of Mechanical System Engineering Department of Safety Engineering
Department of Landscape Architecture Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering

Department of Advanced Materials Chemistry
Since March 1st, 1988, the department has produced 520 graduates who are active in all walks of life. They get employment in pharmaceutical companies, cosmetics, medical companies, the petrochemical industry, environmental field, public enterprises. They enter closely related graduate schools such as chemistry, biochemistry, nano science, and engineering. This major enables students to prepare for entering examinations for pharmaceutical, medical, dentistry schools. Professors in this department do their best to accomplish educational goals and to help students set their future plan.

Objectives of Education
Students will have basic knowledge of chemistry, thus they will improve their knowledge of theories and experiments with new chemical materials. 1. Understanding basic knowledge of chemistry 2. Understanding basic chemical foundation of materials 3. Understanding basic knowledge of new materials and chemistry 4. Cultivating competitive personnel who are able to combine theory and practice 5. Training techniques in research and application 6. Cultivating personnel who possess cutting-edge scientific technique.

Educational Contents
In some academic fields such as Nano technology, biology, oriental medicine, medical science, and pharmacy, chemistry is the fundamental field. We open a wide range of educational courses which help students investigate, research, and develop new materials with basic knowledge of analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, and polymer chemistry. Students also are able to apply these theories to the development of Nano technology. All classes are combined with theoretical and experimental parts in a laboratory to experience real job situations in advance. The intellectual ownership rights and the patent of material are international issues nowadays. To solve these problems, it is necessary to develop new materials, precise technique, and quality improvement of materials. Therefore, with Nano technology, there is great research in cosmetics, food, pharmacy, agricultural pesticides, fine chemistry, new materials, semi-conductors, environmental fields, medicine, and bio-engineering.

Career Path
Graduates get employment in research centers and various corporations. Degree achievers from graduate schools are able to be engaged in educational institutions and advanced research centers. A lot of national companies request recommendations from our department, so most graduates are able to find jobs easily.

Department of Medical Biotechnology
Medical biotechnology converges with medicine and biotechnology. In the field of medical science, we educate to understand the essence of life phenomena, in order to have knowledge about bio-technology, biology, and medicine for the health and the welfare of mankind. Throuogh applied bio-science, we teach students creative ways to investigate these techniques. The educational goals of the department are to cultivate talents with special knowledge and ingenuity in applied bio-science and medical bioscience, to support students to study at medical schools and dental colleges, and to produce specialists who are able to lead in medical and bio-research industries.

Objectives of Education
1. To cultivate research specialists 2. To endow specialists with knowledge in applied bioscience and bio-technology 3. To create specialists who analyze and solve problems caused in medical bioscience fields 4. To produce leaders prepared for the information society and globalization, who will seize initiative in the 21st century 5. To construct education and research networks with bio-fusion research centers, medical research centers, oriental medicine research centers, and industry-university collaboration.

Educational Contents
Medical bioscience is a highly technologically integrated field where a lot of impending problems are solved. It is possible to produce and process useful materials by using organisms to develop diagnostic techniques for diseases with bio-technology theory and practice; to develop medical supplies by using natural resources; and to develop healthy functional foods. By using basic knowledge of chemistry and biology, we teach students to set up logical formulations for medical and bio industry, to develop functional new materials, medicines, medicines for incurable diseases, diagnostic techniques, and bio chips. The educational contents consistes of two parts: in chemistry we teach organic chemistry, bio chemistry, and instrumental analytics; in biology we teach molecular biology, genetics, cellular biology, and neurobiology. In the intensive major course, we teach pharmacology, human physiology, clinical pathology, immunology, genomics, proteomics, biomaterials, medical industry engineering, and studies on life information.

Career Path
1. Professors in science and engineering college, and medical schools 2. Medical doctors and dentists 3. Researchers in national or public research centers, as well as health and medical institutions 4. Researchers in private corporations like pharmaceutical companies, bio-ventures, cosmetics, food companies, seed companies, and environment-related companies.

Department of Big Data Applied Statistics
The name of the department has been changed from computerized statistics in 1992 to the department of Big Data Applied Statistics to meet present requirement. To support students' academic activities, we have a room for statistical data analysis, a room for statistical software development, seminar rooms, and rooms for statistical surveys. We also changed the educational courses to give more chances for practice and field experience. Professors try to provide tailored education to produce statistics specialists and data scientists in this modern information society.

Objectives of Education
Our goal is to produce statistics specialists and data scientists who are able to lead the 21st century knowledge information era by educating various theories, applied techniques, and courses for certificates. To reach this goal the department teaches various statistics methods: to use applied statistics to understand problems of society, economy, natural phenomena, and industrial setting; to collect and design data; to make reasonable judgments by analyzing and predicting statistical models. Furthermore, we challenge students to analyze big data, and to cultivate hands-on techniques for presentation and report generation.

Educational Contents
The definition of applied statistics is using statistical approaches to infer methods for making the least errors with data which are collected from insecure situation. We study various ways of collecting data reasonably, modeling collected data with statistics software to apply them to business, and collecting and utilizing atypical high-capacity data to get useful information. In freshman and sophomore courses, there are classes for helping students use their aptitude from their major basic and advanced courses to make judgments for effective data collecting and statistical inference. The class of applied statistics field placement which is opened for juniors during summer semester allows students to apply theoretical knowledge to practical fields. It also provides job opportunities through a university-industry cooperation system.

Career Path
To help students entering society, the department has three main parts: society survey and analysis track society & marketing survey, research companies, department of marketing and customer management, and civil servants; big data analysis track computing divisions of big business and finance company, business for design and implementation of software, and the Internet portal enterprises.

Computer Engineering Major
In modern society, IT technology is the key element of producing and delivering information. Computer engineering major is a key site for cultivating talents who lead the future of computer science and studying modern computing technology. About 400 undergraduate and graduate students get hands on experience studying basic and cutting edge applied courses. The department was selected as one of NURI universities by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology from 2005 to 2009. With 43million won in financial support, we equip state-of-the-art apparatus and excellent educational environment. Our effort resulted in being chosen as the best department in the field of 'Evaluation of University Software Technology Education' by the Ministry of Education and Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training. To reinforce international mindset, we run 2+2 double degree policy with South Dakota State University. Our universities exchange students every year. The department of computer engineering runs curriculum for cultivating hands-on individuals. If you have a dream of being an IT leader in Korea, do not hesitate to enter the department of computer engineering, Dongguk, Gyeongju.

Objectives of Education
1. Basic knowledge of computer engineering and engineering thinking and ability to improve productivity in society 2. Techniques for system design and implementation which are required in IT fields 3. Training in team work and abilities for writing technical report on project management and for good communication 4. Advise for job ethics and encourage to have language skills and to be a lifelong learner.

Educational Contents
The department provides a theory and practice combined curriculum to cultivate excellent engineers who will lead in our cutting-edge information society. Including theory of computation, every major course uses computer systems for experiment and practice. Through this course students will have knowledge in applied methodology and hands-on techniques. We advise students to have a basic software developer foundation to apply computer techniques for developing various software systems. All educational courses are connected with getting computer related certificates.

Career Path
In the information society, the demand on data processing personnel has increased. For the next 20 years Korea will lack computer related engineers. Graduates get positions as software technicians in conglomerates, small businesses, or venture businesses, are able to enter graduate schools. The number of graduates who start venture business is increasing. In the 21st century, as the industry structure changes into knowledge based industrial society, the demand on this field will increase.

Department of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering
Information communication engineering, which combines information processing technique with communication technique, is one of the essential fields in information-oriented society. The department examines theories of communication, hardware and software techniques of communication systems, embedded system techniques, and new information communication techniques to help students have basic knowledge on data processing and communication, and lead IT technology in society. Most of next generation 10 new growth engine industries are related with IT technology: for example, next generation digital TV, display, intelligent robots, future auto mobiles, next generation semi-conductor, next generation mobile communication, and intelligent home-network. Therefore, you are the leaders of the future generation. To produce specialists of information and communication engineering, we ensure the following: 1. We manage hands-on courses. Through hardware experiments and program practice, students will understand the mutual connection and movement between hardware and software within systems. 2. To be qualified for getting positions, we encourage students to have knowledge of foreign language skills.

Objectives of Education
The goal of education is to produce engineers who are hands-on specialists and have expertise in information communication, creative specialists leading technology integration, and research managers with various research and development experiences. 1. We offer mathematics, computer software, communication system, hardware, and fundamental knowledge on communication and network. We cultivate hands-on specialists with experiences in program practice and information communication system experiments. 2. We provide techniques for designing and realizing tailored-systems for industry with the technical knowledge of information communication. 3. We produce leaders in research fields who have the ability to merge various ideas from different parts and to manage projects. 4. We instill the ability to understand the responsibility of information communication technique in society and to apply it to every real-life situation.

Educational Contents
Studies on information communication have the potential to develop into a central field of information society by understanding our information communication society. Because this course is combined with two parts, students will study computer first, then they will study information exchange, transmission, application, construction of network, and management. By putting emphasis on technical part, we teach students to understand the concept and goal of computer and communication. Based on this knowledge, they will study how to make computer programs, the structure of computers, operation systems, the structure of communication networks, protocol design, a high-speed communications networks, mobile communications, and decentralized systems.

Career Path
Graduates get positions in public enterprises related with information communication and computer, private business, and research centers. In this booming field, there is a lack of specialists, so graduates have a lot of chances to get positions. It is also possible to establish their own venture business, to acquire 1st level certificates for information processing, and to study at graduate schools.

Department of Nuclear & Energy System Engineering
Nowadays the world is suffering from global warming and insecurity in energy market. Thus to increase national competitiveness, each country sets up goals to establish an energy-independent society, to transmit to low energy consuming societies, and reduce dependency on petroleum. To jump to the exporting country of energy facilities and techniques, the Korean government has established national energy vision goal. Dongguk University, Gyeongju established the college of energy environment to create energy systems for sustainable development, to cultivate hands-on specialists, and to reinforce infrastructure of technological development based on national plans for energy resource development. To support students academic activities, the department will award as many scholarships as possible and provide chances of participation in research and development of government business, keynote lectures of energy specialists, and overseas study. We have an effective education program and offer tailored education through industry-university link, order type education of technology for diversifying energy-related business, and cutting-edge technology education to infer the core part of international trends in technology.

Objectives of Education
The 1st goal: To educate hands-on trained individuals with knowledge of energy convergence, new renewable energies, and environment industry The 2nd goal: To create specialists who are able to implement product-producing projects and to write and examine technical reports The 3rd goal: To produce specialists who are able to coordinate the industry-university network By accomplishing three goals, students will be energy experts and conduct a core role in developing the ever changing energy industry.

Educational Contents
*Nuclear System The definition of nuclear energy is the use of exothermic nuclear processes to generate useful heat and electricity. The main areas of use are nuclear power plants and radiation for diagnosis and treatment. Students learn theoretical knowledge and get hands-on experience with generation logics of nuclear power, application of nuclear power, and the effect and protection of nuclear power. *Energy System New renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Renewable energy replaces conventional fuels in four distinct areas: electricity generation, hot water/space heating, motor fuels, and rural (off-grid) energy services. Students learn the basic theory and practice of new renewable energy and on the efficiency enhancement of energy convergence.

Career Path
Graduates display their abilities in various areas like civil servants, research, and become employees in private/ public enterprises.

Department of Mechanical System Engineering
The department of mechanical system engineering was established in March, 2014. The department puts emphasis on cultivating globalized engineers who have an ability to develop, design, and manufacture machine parts-assembly-module-system. The department educates students in physics and theories of dynamic phenomenon, and has various experimental apparatuses: axial flow turbines, wind driven generators, auto mobile engines, CAD/CAM, reverse engineering cameras, 3-dimentional printers, thermo-hydrodynamic fluid visualization laser, a plasma spraying system, an image processing computer, electron microscopes, and heat exchangers.

Objectives of Education
The department operates training program for talented individuals to plan for dynamics and manufacturing abilities. We will produce creative and active talents who are able to play a central role in a domestic and foreign companies. Development of Creativity: idea generating and patent application and registration Computer Application: CAD/CAM, physics, and application of dynamic-analyzing program 3D-Dynamic Design: 3D design, manufacture, function analysis, and application of machine parts Project Implementation: Participating in inventions training competitions Club Activities: Supporting academic and emotional activities To improve students' academic ability, the department offers mechatronics multidisciplinary educational course. Mechatronics is a design process that includes a combination of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, control engineering and computer engineering. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of engineering that rejects splitting engineering into separate disciplines. Originally, mechatronics just included the combination of mechanics and electronics-- hence the word is a combination of mechanics and electronics. However, as technical systems have become more and more complex the word has been broadened to include more technical areas.

Educational Contents
Freshman: General introduction to mechanical engineering and Introduction to engineering design Sophomore: Material dynamics, Fluid dynamics, Thermo dynamics, Power dynamics, Heat transference, Introduction to electric electronics, Engineering mathematics, and programming Junior: Auto control, Mechatronics, Experiment of machine engineering, Machine parts, and System control project 1 Senior: Robot engineering, Auto mobile engineering, New renewable energy engineering, Machine parts, System control project 2, and Cap-stone design Multidisciplinary Education: Intelligence of materials, control application experiment, and mechatronics design.

Career Path
Graduates who participate in various education programs will establish a business and spearhead future creative industry. They also get positions in aerospace engineering, the automobile business, railways, environment, renewable energy, Nano technology, and mechatronics.

Department of Safety Engineering
Safety engineering promises your future dream and happiness. Safety engineering is an engineering discipline which assures that engineered systems provide acceptable levels of safety. It is strongly related to systems engineering, industrial engineering and the subset system safety engineering. Safety engineering assures that a life-critical system behaves as needed, even when components fail. The primary goal of safety engineering is to manage risk, eliminating or reducing it to acceptable levels. The department has produced individuals who accomplish these roles. In graded courses, students survey each professional part. Freshman: liberal arts, primary subjects on engineering Sophomore and Junior: intensive major courses like machine safety, electronics safety, human engineering, system safety management, construction safety, and experiment and practice Senior: hands-on application.

Objectives of Education
The goal of the department is to apply safety concepts from the planning and designing stage of facilities and systems by suggesting scientific prevention methods, and to improve efficiency of systems. Another goal is to cultivate safety specialists who are able to prevent disaster or accidents, to contribute to the development of the national industries, and to improve our general welfare. Safety engineering reveals the causes of disaster and its effect on the environment in the course of development, and improves the safety and integrity of a system. Students study mathematics, physics, and chemistry as basic courses. They then study major subjects like machinery mechatronics, chemical simulation, electronic safety, and multidisciplinary engineering safety management. Students will be specialists who have creative thinking and hands-on application ability.

Educational Contents
Safety engineering is the study of improving safety in industrial environments. After graduating the department, graduates are able to work in manufacturing companies or the construction industry as safety managers, and run their own consulting offices. As with the equal qualification with mechanical engineering, chemistry engineering, electronic engineering, and industrial engineering, graduates have chances to work in various industrial fields. The educational course consistes of three parts: primary subjects related to mechanics, chemistry, electronic engineering, and safety management; intensive subjects; hands-on professional course.

Career Path
Since we produced the first graduates in February, 1993, about 300 graduates have entered into society. Approximately 80% of graduates work in safety division of manufacturing companies or construction companies. They are able to extend their working field to shopping district safety management, technological sectors of manufacturing companies, and production management of manufacturing companies.

Department of Landscape Architecture
Landscape architecture is a study which transforms the environment artistically and functionally with scientific knowledge of nature and eco systems. In the 21st century, modern landscape architecture plays a central role in the improvement of life quality, sustainable development, and eco-friendly development. Landscape architecture also builds spaces for leisure time. The department of landscape and architecture educates students who have both practical and theoretical knowledge of human and environment, environment and landscape, and landscape design. Graduates now play essential roles in government investment institutions, academic-industrial research centers, and government offices. They also get employment in landscape design and construction companies, and in other related fields such as architecture, civil engineering, and environment.

Objectives of Education
The aim of the department is to produce specialists who are able to work in neighboring fields like city planning, architecture, civil engineering, and environment, and who are able to work as engineers or managers in landscape architecture offices, architecture design offices, companies of civil engineering construction, golf courses, manufacturers of landscape architecture facilities, and horticultural services. The department teaches a wide range of studies for constructing and changing process of environment and landscape, mutual response between human and environment, and analysis on existing landscapes. With theoretical knowledge, seniors are able to practice planning and designing, to improve the sense of creativity, and to acquire presentation skills.

Educational Contents
As a synthetic subject, the department offers 4 areas: Scientific: natural environment and eco system Humanities and social research: psychology and human behavior Artistic field: landscape design and planning Engineering part: construction and structure.

Career Path
Graduates obtain qualification to apply for engineering certificates of landscape architecture, city planning, architecture, and environment. They get employment as government officers and researchers in Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, Korea Transport Institute, Environpolitics Evaluation Institute, Korea National Park Service, Korea Land Corporation, the Korea Housing Corporation, and the Korea Expressway Corporation. Other than that, they take jobs in various landscape related businesses.

Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering
The Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering provides rigorous training in all areas of Natural Product Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Call Biology at undergraduate level. Undergraduates who seek further study go to the best graduate schools in the nation. As a part of 21st century high-tech fields, the Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering provides physics, chemistry, medical science, pharmacology, agriculture, environmental science, and food science. These fields relate to life science examining their basic principles and life phenomena. The Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering is planning to develop biopharmaceuticals and biosimilars by using biotechnology and genetic engineering, with a department distinct from similar departments of other universities.

Objectives of Education
The Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering consists of three tracks: Life Science, Biotechnology, and Biomedical Science. The track of Life Science plants, animals, and microbes all over the world. In terms of life functions, it deals with cell biology, physiology, and genetics. On the other hand, Biotechnology track is considered a study of researching medicinals, foods, energy, and environment. Biomedical Science track is also, as a study to research genetics, related with disease-related microbe, anatomy, and pharmacology. For more details, please visit our course program. The Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering offers field-oriented courses such as genetic engineering, cell culture, biopharmaceuticals manufacturing, and biopharmaceutical production quality management based on basic sciences such as molecular biology, cell biology, and pharmacology. The aim of the department is to cultivate professionals who are capable of working in drug facilities using genetic engineering, microbiological fermentation, and cell culture

Educational Contents
The Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering provides rigorous trainings in all areas of Natural Product Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Call Biology at undergraduate level. Undergraduates for further study go to the best graduate schools in the nation. As a part of high-tech fields toward 21stcentury, the Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering provides physics, chemistry, medicalscience, pharmacology, agriculture, environmental science, and food science. These fields are related with life science comprehending their basic principle sand life phenomena.

Career Path
After graduating from the Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering, the students can acquire a bachelor's degree and enter the biopharmaceutical field.

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