Major of Visual Culture StudiesCollege of Humanities
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The Major of Visual Culture Studies is a convergence discipline covering various fields such as visual and video related culture products, video industry and digital network based culture, art, society, etc. In addition, as an applied humanities, Visual Culture Studies strives to respond to the projects of the times that are social and cultural applications based on humanistic subjects and thought systems, which is what modern society is requesting from the humanities. It is the study that leads this change.
Major of Visual Culture Studies collaborates with basic humanities such as literature, philosophy, religious culture and other applied humanities such as digital cultural contents to nurture future talents of video culture and the video industry with both theory and practical skills including history and present of visual culture, theories about characteristics and structure, analysis and critique of visual contents, flow analysis and planning of visual industry, and production of visual contents. To do this, students are taught with visual theory related to the humanities and the video production and practical knowledge in the image industry.
The major curriculum of Visual Culture Studies is divided into visual theory based on a humanistic basis and practical areas such as image production and industry. First, students explore the typical types of visual culture. They study history and theory of film and photography, story, sound, color theory and practice, and various media critiques. Then, based on this understanding of visual culture, students study video production practice corresponding to new communication culture and paradigms, productive approaches, and application areas related to the image industry.
Concept of Talent
The concept of talent in the Major of Visual Culture Studies is a dynamic global citizen who understands the cultural phenomenon and trend of the 21st century through academic research and inquiry and actively copes with the global age. Graduates of the Major of Visual Culture Studies can work as cultural experts, image critics, image producers, broadcasting producers, film researchers, image planners, visual culture contents specialists in various fields such as the visual arts, cultural arts and broadcasting media based on their diverse and in-depth theoretical and practical training on visual culture. They can also enter various fields such as publishing, culture, and business, and can go on to graduate schools in Korea or abroad in order to deepen academic research and enhance their professionalism.
Various areas such as planning and producing visual contents, exhibiting and planning museums /art galleries, culture arts education
Visual culture contents planning and development, visual culture criticism and research education, visual contents industry and policy advisor, cultural arts performance planning and education, scriptwriter and planning production, movie production, etc.