College of Science and Technology
College of Science and Technology
|Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering
|Department of Creative Convergence Engineering
||Major in Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering
|Major in Energy and Electrical Engineering
|Major in Mechanical System Engineering
|Department of Smart Safety Engineering
||Major in Safety and Health
|Major in Fire and Disaster Prevention
|Department of Computer Engineering
|Department of Landscape Architecture and Garden Design
- Major in Landscape Architecture
- Major in Garden Design
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.
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,
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
*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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
After graduating from the Department of Biopharmaceutical Engineering, the students can acquire a bachelor's degree and enter the biopharmaceutical field.