Hansung University

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

Hansung University is a university in South Korea. It was founded on December 21, 1972.[1] The Design Campus 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 West 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 10th 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 New Library Building
  • Mar. 2 2015 Dr. Lee Jong-Hoon inaugurated as the 15th chairman of the board of trustees
  • Feb. 1 2016 Dr. Lee Sang-Han inaugurated as the 8th president

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

College of Arts[edit]

  • Department of Dancing
  • 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