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College of Humanities & Social Sciences

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Journalism & Communication Studies,
Department of Advertising & Public Relations, Department of Law,
Department of Police & Public Administration, Department of Land management,
Department of Social Welfare, Department of Library & Information Science,
Department of English Language & Literature

Department of Journalism & Communication Studies

With the development of digital and mobile information and communication technologies, the media industries such as journalism, broadcasting, and new media are entering into an era of convergence. The Department of Journalism & Communication Studies is offering a convergence-oriented creative discipline for enhancing the ability of the students in terms of communication, culture, and language through developing media contents production practices that respond to journalism, broadcasting, and new media industries.
In order to cultivate logical, critical, creative thinking and communication skills in a global, multi-cultural, and multi-media context, the department offers an integrated curriculum in terms of theories and practices to develop communication skills such as human communication, mass communication, journalism, broadcasting, new media, language, literature, popular culture and criticism, etc.

Department of Advertising & Public Relations

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations is in the limelight in the 21st century and has the aim of fostering competent human resources in the advertising and public relations world.
The advertising and public relations industry plays an important role in all fields such as politics, economy, society, and culture today, and the need for professional knowledge and talent techniques of advertising and public relations professionals is increasing. Therefore, rather than being a theory-oriented pure science, we are educating experts to lead the advertising and public relations industry, focusing on the fact that theory and practice are emphasized together and that connection with the industry is essential.
Department of Advertising and Public Relations in Cheongju University is conducting classes that pursue a combination of theory and practice. Under the guidance of professors with extensive working experience, various competitions related to classes, advertising promotion-related club activities, department-only labs and editing rooms are provided to strengthen practical aspects. The Advertising Festival and the Advertising Public Relations Camp, which consist of various programs held every year, also provide opportunities to improve practical skills. Through various programs ranging from this theory to practical education, it is pursuing to understand the natural working environment and strengthen practical skills.

Department of Law

The law department is a study to cultivate legal basic knowledge, which is an essential survival condition of the modern society under the rule of law, through education on basic theory of law, interpretation of actual law, and legal phenomena. This department operates a curriculum to cultivate knowledge related to law by opening not only basic theory of law, but also advanced theory and interdisciplinary subjects within law. In addition, a curriculum is operated to improve the practical skills necessary in the job field through comparison programs and field training programs to obtain certificates in related fields.

The Department of Police & Public Administration

The Department of Police and Public Administration at Cheongju University focuses on fostering public officials who serve the country and community. The Department of Police and Public Administration is a department created by expanding its role based on the Department of Public Administration, which has a history of more than 60 years. For a long period of 60 years, the Department of Public Administration has fostered numerous civil servants. And they are currently playing an excellent role as leaders leading the growth and development of the country and the community.
In the future society, strengthening the values of publicness and social safety will emerge as more important issues than ever before. To meet the demands of the future society, the Department of Police and Public Administration will play a leading role in fostering public officials such as police officers, administrative officers, education administrators, firefighters, and military personnel of the Ministry of National Defense.

Department of Land Management

The Major in Land Management is focused on identifying various issues raised by the public or private sectors and fostering people with knowledge and practical skills needed to solve them. The Cadastral Science is categorized as the basic science for solving the land problem, which is specifically divided into the field of the Cadastral Science for land registration, real estate studies including the Land law, land information and GIS, and the Cadastral Survey. Therefore, the Major in Land Management focuses on developing field of Land Management using a Land Information System, which responds to the demands of the information age, through research and application to analyze social phenomena based on a well-developed basic theory included in the undergraduate course. After graduating from the Major of Land Management, you will work in the profession of land management, mainly such as public corporations and civil servants. After a master's and doctorate degree course, you can advance to national research institutes or laboratories. Furthermore you can be a professor of land management and land-related departments at universities nationwide.

Department of Social Welfare

The Major of Social Welfare encompasses:

Social welfare studies that connect and integrate social welfare related professional knowledges and skills, enabling proper applications in different fields.
Based on the virtues of social welfare, we educate and train prospective social workers in the field of social welfare that implement professional knowledges in connecting to the practices of social welfare. This Major enables students to acquire a national level certification, a 2nd Grade Social Worker. By passing the national examination it is possible to acquire certification as a 1st Social Worker and a 2nd Psychiatric Social Worker. The program of the department is designed to develop students’ abilities to identify social structures empirically and to use the knowledge in order to analyze social phenomenon. Students are simultaneously taught to acquire the nationally accredited Social Survey Analyst.

Department of Library & Information Science

The Department of Library & Information Science has the educational objective of producing outstanding individuals who are needed in the information and knowledge society. In accordance with the educational objective above, the Department of Library & Information Science offers training required for competency in the analysis and use of advanced knowledge and information, the planning and provision of user services, and the development and operation of information systems required for librarians and information specialists to perform their duties at university libraries, public libraries, school libraries, special libraries and information centers, records management offices, information systems and communication companies, and various other information and culture related agencies. In addition, the course of study emphasizes the ability to continue exploring and developing new knowledge in the practical field after graduation and to cultivate sound professional ethics awareness.

Department of English Language and Literature

The main objective of the department of English Language & Literature is to train outstanding individuals needed in this era of globalization. To foster well-rounded intellectuals for society and the future, courses have been designed in English literature, including Introduction to British & American Literature, American Literature & Culture, and History of English Literature. For English linguistics, the courses available are Introduction to English Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and Syntax. Practical English courses include Practice of English Pronunciation, Practical English Grammar, and Practice of English Presentation. In particular, students will develop creative and critical thinking skills through an extensive study of various British and American literary works, and they will improve their English speaking, listening, and writing skills through language training using various multimedia tools. Several courses are taught by native English–speaking professors, providing an immersive virtual environment for language learning.