Department of Physical Education
Growing competent leaders who will lead the sports industry
The Department of Physical Education focuses on developing our students’ capabilities as leaders in the athletic field through systematic and practical training based on profound theory and fostering professionals such as teachers, professors, sports therapists, and sports managers. Our students receive practical training in gymnastics (including rhythmic gymnastics), track and field, volleyball, basketball, tennis, football, swimming, Judo, golf, badminton, and other special sports. They also study theory courses such as Principles of Physical Education, History of Physical Education, Sports Psychology, Kinesiology, Coaching, Research Methods of Physical Education, Training Methods, Exercise Physiology, and Sports Marketing. In addition, the Department of Physical Education is equipped with various related facilities including fitness facilities, a taekwondo gym, a gymnasium, squash courts as well as locker rooms for students. We also encourage students to voluntarily participate in team sport activities to further develop their ‘team’ spirit.
Enhance leadership qualities through specialized theory and scientific practical training.
Nurture specialists in the field of physical education who will participate in the athletic world.
Career Path after Graduation
Living a healthy life is emerging as the highest value for most people living in a modern society, especially with obesity and other obesity related illnesses on the rise. Accordingly, physical education is becoming increasingly important. Therefore, the number of professionals in fitness and physical wellness is expected to significantly increase. Thus career opportunities for graduates majoring in physical education are bright.
Graduates from our department can seek careers as physical education teachers / professors, administrative staff for Korea Sport and Olympic Committees and its affiliated institutions, fitness managers / trainers, sports managers, sports hospitality and event industry managers, sports leaders, and sports therapists. Some can also continue their studies in graduate programs.