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Brief History

2001년 ~ 현재

Year

Month

Contents

2001

04-18

The HUFS Graduate School’s detailed enforcement regulations and rules on degree conferral are modified. The title of the department is renamed for the following a master’s program: the Department of English to the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of French to the Department of French Language and Literature, the Department of Chinese to the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, the Department of German to the Department of German Language and Literature, the Department of Russian to the Department of Russian Language and Literature, the Department of Spanish to the Department of Hispanic Language and Literature, the Department of Japanese to the Department of Japanese Language and Literature, the Department of Arabic and African Languages to the Department of Arabic and African Languages and Literature, the Department of Italian to the Department of Italian Language and Literature, the Department of Portuguese to the Department of Portuguese Language and Literature, the Department of North European Languages to the Department of North European Languages and Literature, the Department of South and Southeast Asian Language to the Department of South and Southeast Asian Languages and Literature, the Department of Archives to the Department of Archives and Information, and the Department of Electronic and Control Engineering to the Department of Electronics and Information Engineering.
The title of the department is renamed for the following a doctoral program: the Department of English to the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of French to the Department of French Language and Literature, the Department of Chinese to the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, the Department of German to the Department of German Language and Literature, the Department of Russian to the Department of Russian Language and Literature, the Department of Spanish to the Department of Hispanic Language and Literature, the Department of Japanese to the Department of Japanese Language and Literature, the Department of Arabic and African Languages to the Department of Arabic and African Languages and Literature, the Department of Archives to the Department of Archives and Information, and the Department of Electronic and Control Engineering to the Department of Electronics and Information Engineering.

2002

03-01

In master’s and doctoral programs, the Department of Linguistics is renamed as the Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science. The Department of North European Languages and Literature in master’s program is renamed as the Department of Scandinavian Languages and Literature.
In a master’s program, the Department of Culture and Contents is established.

03-25

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
A concentration in Industrial Engineering in the Department of Industrial Engineering is renamed as Industrial and Information Systems Engineering.
For students entering the school from the spring semester of 2000, the degree of M.A/Ph.D. in Political Science, Economics, and Literature acquired from the Department of International Affairs is changed as M.A. in International Affairs.
Master’s students, who have registered for at least three (3) semesters (a minimum of 15 credit hours), are eligible to take Comprehensive Exam, rather than both passing the foreign language exam and having registered for at least three (3) semesters (a minimum of 24 credit hours).
Doctoral students, who have registered for at least three (3) semesters (a minimum of 18 credit hours), are eligible to take Comprehensive Exam, rather than both passing the foreign language exam and having registered for at least four (4) semesters (a minimum of 36 credit hours).
For all students entering the school from 2000, master’s research students need to have completed the course work more than 1 semester ago (6 months) and pay 20% of the semester’s tuition and doctoral research students need to have completed the course work 2 semesters ago (1 year) and pay 30% of the semester’s tuition.

08-01

Dr. Hong Soon Han is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

11-04

The Department of TESOL for master’s students is established.

2003

09-19

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
In a master’s program, the Department of Middle East Languages and Literature established.
In a doctoral program, the Department of Korean Studies, the Department of Chinese Studies, and the Department of East European Languages and Literature are established.
A concentration in Linguistics is established in the Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences in both master’s and doctoral programs.
In a master’s program, the Department of Arabic and African Languages and Literature is divided into the Department of Arabic Language and Literature and the Department of African Language and Literature.
The Department of Arabic and African Languages and Literature for doctoral students is renamed as the Department of Arabic Language and Literature.
In a master’s program, the Department of Industrial Engineering is renamed as the Department of Industrial and Information Systems Engineering.
Instead of offering M.A/Ph.D. in Literature for all students in Departments of Linguistics and Literatures, students with concentration in Linguistics will receive M.A/Ph.D. in Linguistics and students in Literature will receive M.A/Ph.D. in Literature.
Students with concentration in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, and Linguistics will receive a degree of M.A/Ph.D. in Linguistics, instead of M.A/Ph.D. in Literature.

2004

04-13

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
In a doctoral program, the Department of Archives and Information (concentration in Archives, Ph.D. in Literature) is established.
The degree earned from the Department of Communication and Information is renamed as M.A/Ph.D. in Communication, instead of M.A/Ph.D. in Political Science.

08-01

Dr. Sung Joon Yoo is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

09-20

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
The Department of TESOL for doctoral students is established. In a master’s program, the Department of Arabic Language and Literature and the Department of Middle East Languages and Literature are combined as the Department of Middle East Languages and Literature.
Also, the number of master’s students is reduced from 409 to 379 by 30 students and the number of doctoral students is increased from 115 to 145 by 30 students.

2005

02-03

General regulations of 7 graduate schools are established and the school’s detailed enforcement regulations are amended.

08-26

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
The Department of Culture and Contents (concentration in Culture and Contents, M.A. in Literature) is established for doctoral students. In both master’s and doctoral programs, a concentration in Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language (M.A/Ph.D. in Literature) in the Department of Korean Language and Literature is established.
Also, the department title and degree earned from the Department of Trade (concentration in Trade, M.S/Ph.D. in Business Administration) is renamed the Department of International Economics and Law (concentration in Economics and Law, M.A/Ph.D. in Economics).

2006

02-01

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
The Department of Hispanic Language and Literature is renamed as the Department of Spanish Language and Literature, in both master’s and doctoral programs.

02-06

Dr. Myoung Ho Lee is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

02-17

The Graduate School is selected as the best graduate school of 2005 in the Comprehensive University Evaluation.

10-13

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
In both master’s and doctoral programs, the Department of English Linguistics (concentration in English Linguistics, M.A/Ph.D. in Linguistics) and the Department of English Literature (concentration in English Literature, M.A/Ph.D. in Literature) are established. The Department of English Language and Literature, Korean Studies, Chinese Studies, and Russian Studies offered in both degree programs are discontinued. In a master’s program, the Department of Industrial and Information Systems Engineering is renamed as Industrial and Management Engineering and a concentration in Management Engineering (M.S in Engineering) is established.
Finally, the limit on the number of Comprehensive Exam retake is abolished.

2007

08-31

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
The Department of Mathematics (concentration in Financial Mathematics, M.S./Ph.D. in Mathematics) for master’s students and the Department of Economics (concentration in Financial Economics, M.A. in Economics) are established.

2008

02-01

Dr. Seung Jin Kim is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

03-10

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and rules on degree conferral are modified.
In a doctoral program, the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (concentration in Industrial and Information System Engineering and in Management Technology, Ph.D. in Engineering) is established.

10-13

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations, detailed enforcement regulations, and rules on degree conferral are modified.
In a master’s program, Bulgarian Linguistics (M.A. in Linguistics) and Bulgarian Literature (M.A. in Literature) are established in the Department of Central and East European Languages and Literatures. In both master’s and doctoral degree programs, the Department of International Business (concentration in International Business, M.S/Ph.D. in Business Administration) is established.

2009

06-23

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and rules on degree conferral are modified.
Regarding students entering the school from the spring semester of 2010, there will be 285 master’s students in Humanities and Social Science areas (Seoul Campus) and 60 master’s students in Natural Science and Engineering areas (Global Campus). In a doctoral program, there will be 130 students in Humanities and Social Science areas (Seoul Campus) and 15 students in Natural Science and Engineering areas (Global Campus). In both master’s and doctoral programs, M.A/Ph.D. in Culture and Contents is renamed as Global Culture and Contents. Instead of offering students M.A/Ph.D. in Literature, the school offers M.A/Ph.D. in Culture and Contents.

2010

02-01

Dr. Sang Ho Cha is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

06-23

The HUFS Graduate School’s detailed enforcement regulations are modified.
Pursuant to an enforcement ordinance of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology on tuition and entrance fees, the HUFS Graduate School decides to reduce tuition fees.

10-04

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and rules on degree conferral are modified.
For students entering the school from 2011, TESOL Method is renamed as English Language Teaching in the Department of TESOL and students will receive M.A/Ph.D. in Literature instead of TESOL Method.

12-14

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.
Amended regulations state that the school may impose expulsion to students who score below a grade point average of 3.0 twice.
Moreover, with recommendations from the academic advisor, a student can take the Thesis Guidance course (Master’s student: Thesis I, Doctoral student: Thesis II) in the semester of their dissertation submission.

2011

11-08

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.
The HUFS Graduate School decides to reduce 10 master’s students and increase 15 doctoral students.

2012

02-01

Dr. Jong Duck Kim is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

2013

03-28

In both Master’s and Doctoral programs, the Department of English Translation is established.

12-15

Integrated Master and Docrotal Pogram is applicable for all Divisions from 2014 Fall Admission.

2014

02-01

Dr. Hyo Suk Kang is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

06-09

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and rules on degree conferral are modified.

07-23

In both Master’s and Doctoral programs, the Department of Turkic-Central Asia is established from 2015 Spring.

In Master program, the Department of Global Sport is established from 2015 Spring

09-03

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and rules on degree conferral are modified.

In both Master’s and Doctoral programs, the Department of Computer and Electronic Systems Engineering is established from 2015 Spring.

11-24

Honorary Doctorate in Law is conferred to Myeong Deok Cho

2015

06-24

The HUFS Graduate School’s school regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.

Those PhD Students who have acquired Master Degree from Professional Graduate School

and Special Graduate School at HUFS can get waiver for prerequisite credits upto 12 credits.

07-03

Honorary Doctorate in Political Science is conferred to President of Senate of Mexico,

Miguel Barbosa Huerta.

10-08

Honorary Doctorate in Political Science is conferred to Michael Makoto Honda

10-16

Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration in conferred to Dae Dong Moon

10-23

The HUFS Graduate School’s regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.

In both Master’s and Doctoral programs, the Atmospheric Science Major is established from 2016 Spring.

In both Master’s and Doctoral programs, Global Multi-modal Convergence Major is established from 2016 Spring.

2016

01-18

Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration in conferred to Young Tae Choi

01-19

The HUFS Graduate School’s regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.

In both Master’s and Doctoral programs, Korean Translation as a Foreign Language Major is established from 2016 Spring.

All the students should take an e-class lesson for research ethics to proceed their thesis from 2016 Spring.

02-01

Dr. Sung Chul Han is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

05-17

Honorary Doctorate in Political Science is conferred to Masoumeh Ebtekar

05-19

Honorary Doctorate in Political Science is conferred to Elbegdorj Tsakhia

09-30

Honorary Doctorate in Political Science is conferred to Sumitra Mahajan

11-30

The HUFS Graduate School’s regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.

International Business department and Management Information Systems department are merged into International Business department with the majors of International Business, International Finance from 2017 Spring.

The title of South and Southeast Asian Languages and Literature department is changed to India-ASEAN Languages, Literature and Translation department with the additional majors of translation in Hindi, Malay-Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese from 2017 Fall.

All the students should submit the result paper of checking plagiarism by using “Turnitin” to proceed their thesis from 2017 Spring.

2017

05-13

The HUFS Graduate School’s regulations and detailed enforcement regulations are modified.

Department of Education has been established and starts to recruit new students from 2018 spring.

The title of "Korean Translation as a Foreign Language major" is changed to "KFLT(Korean Translation as a Foreign Language)" from 2017 fall.

06-13

Honorary Doctorate in Economics is conferred to Byung Joong, Kang.

08-01

Dr. Jae Woo, Park is appointed as the dean of the HUFS Graduate School.

08-03

The number of master’s students is reduced from 330 to 280 by 50 students.

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