Hansung University

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Hansung University
한성대학교 (漢城大学校)
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Motto 진리, 지선
Motto in English Truth and Virture
Established December 21, 1972
Type Private
President Shin-il Kang
Location Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea South Korea
Campus Urban
Former names Hansung Academy Foundation (1945-1972)
Hansung Woman's University (1972-1978)
Hansung College (1978-1993)
Mascot Turtle
Website Official website
Hansung University
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Hansung Daehakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Hansung Taehakkyo

The Hansung University was founded on December 21, 1972 as "Hansung Woman's University". It was renamed "Hansung University" in January 11, 1978.[1] The Design Campus attached to Hansung University is located in Jongno-gu, Seoul.

Timeline[edit]

1945–1989[edit]

  • Sep. 25, 1945 Acquired Kyungsung Girl's Art School
  • Oct. 5, 1945 Founded Hansung Academy Foundation
  • Apr. 9, 1946 Licensed for Hansung Girl's and High School
  • Aug. 11, 1951 Changed the school name to Hansung Girl's Middle and High School
  • Dec. 7, 1963 Completed the indoor gymnasium
  • Dec. 21, 1972 Founded Hansung Woman's University
  • Jan. 11, 1978 Changed the school name from Hansung Woman's University to Hansung University
  • Dec. 29, 1981 Completed the Administrative Hall
  • Oct. 5, 1983 Ground breaking ceremony for Student Welfare Hall
  • Dec. 4, 1985 Newly established R.O.T.C.
  • July 1986 Expanded and moved the school building
  • Aug. 25, 1987 Completed the construction of Woochongwan
  • Nov. 30, 1987 Licensed to establish the Graduate School of Business Administration and Public Administration
  • Nov. 30, 1988 Separated and increased the size of Graduate School of Business Administration and the Graduate School of Public Administration
  • Nov. 6, 1989 Newly established Graduate School

1990–1999[edit]

  • Feb. 27, 1990 Completed the Science Hall and opened Electronic Computation Office
  • Jun. 14, 1991 Opened the Exhibition Hall of Agricultural Life History
  • Nov. 29, 1991 Completed the Symbolic Tower of Hansung Academy
  • Dec. 1991 Recruited for first semester and second semester for 1992
  • Mar. 1993 Promoted to comprehensive university
  • Oct. 1993 Established Graduate School of Arts
  • Oct. 1995 Established Graduate School of International Trade and Information
  • Oct. 1996 6 colleges, 16 majors, 14 departments, newly admitted students of 1,230
  • Nov. 1998 Newly established Real Estate Department; Newly established Fashion Art Department at Graduate School of Arts; Reorganized to 6 colleges, 16 majors, 15 departments, newly admitted students of 1,620
  • Jan. 1999 Converted 30% of evening students to daytime students; Recruited for 960 day students and 660 evening students
  • Mar. 6, 1999 Completed the lecture building
  • Oct. 17, 1999 Helmut Schmidt, Former Prime Minister of Germany, visited (conferring honorary degree)
  • Nov. 1999 Revised Graduate School of International Trade and Information to Graduate School of International Affairs

2000–present[edit]

  • Feb. 7, 2000 Selected as the most outstanding college in the comprehensive assessment of colleges in 1999
  • Feb. 7, 2000 Newly established Graduate School of Real Estate
  • Oct. 2000 Newly established Graduate School of Education
  • Sep. 13, 2001 Dr. Lee Sang-Hee inaugurated as the 17th chairman of the board of trustees
  • Sep. 22, 2001 Purchased the Daehangno campus
  • Oct. 24, 2001 Groundbreaking ceremony of Faculty Hall, Library and Annex Hall of Student Hall
  • Oct. 15, 2002 Dr. Han Wan-Sang inaugurated as the 4th president
  • Sep. 2002 Completed the Research Hall (Faculty Hall)
  • Dec. 2002 Completed Inseonggwan (Student Community Unit)
  • Jul. 1, 2003 Acquired the ISO 9001 Certification
  • Oct. 2003 Completed Future Hall (Library)

Academics[edit]

Undergraduate colleges[edit]

College of Humanities[edit]

  • Division of Korean language & Literature (Day & Evening)
    • Major in Korean Language and Literature
    • Major in Applied-Korean language
  • Division of English language & Literature (Day & Evening)
  • Division of History and Culture (Day & Evening)
    • Major in Korean History and Culture
    • Major in East Asian History and Culture
    • Major in Euro-American History and Culture
  • Division of Knowledge & Information Science (Day & Evening)
    • Major in Library & Information Science
    • Major in Archives and Records Management College of Social Sciences

College of Social Science[edit]

  • Division of Business Administration (Day & Evening)
  • Division of International Trade and Real Estate (Day & Evening)

College of Arts[edit]

  • Department of Painting
    • Major in Eastern Painting
    • Major in Western Painting
  • Division of Media Design Contents
    • Major in Hyper Media Design
    • Major in Animation & Product Interaction
    • Major in Interior Design
  • Division of Fashion Design & Business (Day & Evening)
    • Major in Fashion Design
    • Major in Apparel Fashion & Business

College of Engineering[edit]

  • Division of Computer Engineering (Day & Evening)
    • Major in Multimedia Information Processing
    • Major in Computer System
  • Division of Information Engineering (Day & Evening)
    • Major in Information & Communications Engineering
    • Major in Software System
  • Division of Industrial & Mechanical Systems Engineering (Day & Evening)

Department of Liberal Arts and Science[edit]

Department of Study for the Teaching Profession[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History - Hansung University (english version)". Hansung University official website. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 37°58′23.63″N 127°01′04.18″E / 37.9732306°N 127.0178278°E / 37.9732306; 127.0178278