"Our difference makes us strong! Let’s make a difference in the sport industry!"
Department of Sport Industry progressed from the Department of Sport Leisure. It changed its name and curriculum in response to the demand of the rapidly growing field of the sport industry. This field requires professionals with special skills who can create added value through sport in line with the 4th industrial revolution. The Department’s vision is to develop future sport industry leaders with creative and convergent thinking who can propel them in the 4th industrial revolution era. The Department aims to do so by providing a curriculum that crosses the educational fields of sport management and industrial engineering.
Careers after Graduation
After completing the undergraduate course, sports industry graduates can become sport facility managers, sport program managers, sport brand managers, sport event planners (operators), sport agents, sport data analysts, sport administrators, sports media content managers, and more.
The curriculum includes subjects such as Sport Industry, Sport Economics, Sport Management, Sport Marketing, Sport Facility Management, Sport Event Planning, Sport Consumer Behavior, Sport Business Planning, Sport Industry Data Analyses, Sport New Media, Sport Promotion, and more. Additionally, a range of industrial engineering classes such as Computational Thinking, 3D Printing, Sport Programming Language, Sport Web*Mobile Program, Sport Industrial Design, Sport Industrial Engineering, and more are offered.
- March 1, 1992: Originally established as the night program within the Department of Community Sport
- March 1, 2003: Changed to Leisure Sport Major within the School of Sport Health & Welfare
- March 1, 2011: Re-established as the Department of Leisure Sport
- March 1, 2018: Changed to Department of Leisure Sport Industry
- March 1, 2021: Changed to Department of Sport Industry
Other Strengths of the Department
- The Department has signed MOUs with sport organizations and sport businesses that provide valuable information through counseling and special lectures, as well as opportunities for field practice.