Major of Religious CultureCollege of Humanities
- Tel : 82-031-379-0440
- Room : 3321
Does the word 'religion' makes you feel uncomfortable and burdensome? Do you believe studying religion is to believe? But when you study Religious Culture, you realize that 'religion' is an interesting cultural phenomenon. 'Believing religion' and 'studying religion' are totally different. Anyone with or without religion can study religion. By studying religion, we can better understand ourselves, and enjoy the human culture that religion was at the root of and which is still the same. Since religion has an important impact on human life and culture, knowing religion is a reflection of life and a close feeling of culture. The Major of Religious Culture will help you learn about various religions and how to analyze the complex social and cultural phenomena of religion, so that you can think deeply about yourself, society, and humanity as a whole.
Do you like traveling? Do you want to travel all over the world? Then open the door of the Major of Religious Culture. The Major of Religious Culture focuses on cultivating humanities to understand diverse human lives and cultures by learning about world and domestic religions and exploring religious cultures. After studying Korean religions, the curriculum is organized to allow students to experience cultural heritage with a long history and vivid religious sites through exploration and field study. We also study cultures and religions from all over the world, including China, Japan, India, Europe, and Latin America and explore during break. Students are confidently taught regarding how religion is related in various aspects such as society, culture, art, politics, economy, science, human rights, etc. They can study various humanities and social sciences together through a double major and minor/major. After studying Major of Religious Culture, students will be able to advance into various social areas based on their ability to recognize our society objectively.
Academic goals of the Major of Religious Culture are to understand the history and culture of Korea and the world more deeply through the window of religion and to view the complex and dynamic modern society and international affairs from an unbiased perspective.
Concept of Talent
The Major of Religious Culture aims to cultivate talented people who understand the diversity of human society and culture revealed through religion, respect the difference, and accept the other.
Graduate school and academia (professor/researcher), journalism (reporter of culture department), publishing industry, tourism industry, cultural industry field, social organizations, general companies