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Course Descriptions

SPRING SEMESTER
Principles of Economics3-3-0
This course entails basic economic concepts that are conventionally dividedinto two main aspects: microeconomics and macroeconomics. Since this course isdesigned for freshmen at SIS who are presumed to have no background economicsknowledge, it adopts very intuitive approach along with verbal explanation andgraphical presentation to figure out important economic phenomena. The topicsinclude supply and demand, price determination mechanism, market economy andapplications that constitute microeconomics part, while national incomeaccounting and growth, inflation, money and banking, business cycles andsustainability in macroeconomics part. Students, after successfully finishingthis one-semester course, will understand basic economic issues and also acquireessential skills to analyze economic policies and outcomes.
Data Visualization and Statistical Analysis3-3-0
This course is an introduction into college-level statistics with a focuson data visualization. After this course, students should have competencies inbasic data analysis if common visualization methods.
Introduction to Financial Accounting3-3-0
Financial accounting is a key feature in business management. Through it,managers are able to evaluate the current business as well as make decisions inplanning the future of the business. Many 'successful' businesses have beenfailed due to poor financial management and control. A lack of finance is aconstant concern for most growing businesses. It is important for everyone tohave a basic understanding of financial accounting.
Intermediate Microeconomics I3-3-0
This is designed as an intermediate course in Microeconomics. Knowledge ofbasic concepts is assumed, and new tools are developed to analyze individualdecision making under constraints. We will look into consumer and firmmaximization problems, and some game theory fundamentals at the end of thequarter. Most of the topics will include theoretical derivations as well asreal life applications.
Intermediate Macroeconomics I3-3-0
This class studies the long run issues in macroeconomics focusing on theeconomic growth based on the classical theories. At first, this class brieflyexamines the core topics in macroeconomics including some questions thatmacroeconomists address and the approaches of economic models to explain theworld. And, this class introduces the key data of macroeconomics emphasizingGDP, CPI and the unemployment rates. Also, this class examines the basic classicalmodel for the economy in the long run. Finally, this class analyzes the economydynamics by developing the tools of modern economic growth theory.
Management Principles3-3-0
This course is about managers and management. It provides a basic frameworkfor understanding the roles and functions of a manager in the society and toexplain the principles, concepts and techniques that can be used to carry outthese functions. Specific topics include planning, organizing, leadership, andcontrol.
Marketing Principles3-3-0
This course will provide a foundational understanding of the principles andpractices of the marketing of products and services. The course activities willconcentrate on marketing strategies, understanding consumer behavior, andbuilding marketing plans.
Economics of Money and Banking3-3-0
Among the many subjects of economics, Money & Banking is an excitingfield because it focuses on economic phenomena that affect everyday life.Through the course, students become familiar with financial instruments such asstock and bond, and with financial intermediaries such as banks, securitieshouse and insurers. Individuals, corporations and government meet at variety offinancial market directly or indirectly via financial intermediaries. This coursecovers their behavior and consequences, and thereby let the students understandbetter what's going on in the world.
Business Regression Analysis(Econometrics)3-3-0
This class will focus mostly on econometric methods and procedures foreconomic and business data analysis. And, in order to do applied work we needto use some computer programs (Excel) which is available to implementeconometric methods.
Management Strategy3-3-0
This course is a 4th year capstone course in management / business studies.It combines some of the knowledge learned in earlier courses and demonstrateshow managers can use it to develop strategy for their business.
Business Cycles and Sustainability3-3-0
The main objective of this course is to introduce students to the recentdevelopments in macroeconomics that investigate business fluctuations. It alsoaims to enhance students' appreciation of how theories learned in class can beapplied in investigating actual business cycle phenomenon. The course also introducesstudents to the very recent macroeconomic literature that purports to explainhow disturbances to the operation of financial system can cause severerecession to the overall macro economy.
International Trade and Policy3-3-0
International Trade will study the functioning of the international economy.The topics will include theoretical principles that govern international trade,empirical evidence of world trade patterns and policies in industrialized anddeveloping countries, and trade deficits and surpluses, etc.
FALL SEMESTER
Understanding Law and Policy3-3-0
This class will introduce students to legal issues that are common in international and business contexts, such as contracts and intellectual property, as well as targeted topics based on planned future studies and professions of students.
Intermediate MicroeconomicsⅡ3-3-0
This is designed as an intermediate course in Microeconomics. Knowledge of basic concepts is assumed, and new tools are developed to analyze individual decision making under constraints. We will look into consumer and firm maximization problems, and some game theory fundamentals at the end of the quarter. Most of the topics will include theoretical derivations as well as real life applications.
Intermediate MacroeconomicsⅡ3-3-0
This class integrate the insights of Keynsian and classical macroeconomic theories. Evevn thoguh Keynes's General Theory provides the foundations for the currenct understanding of economic fluctuations, it it important to remember that the classical economics provides the right answers to many fundamental questions. In particular, this class studys many of the ideas of Keynes and the new Keynesians necessary for understanding economic fluctuations.
Financial ManagementⅠ3-3-0
This is an introductory course in corporate finance. This course provides students with the fundamental principles of finance and their applications. The topics include time value of money, discounted cash flow, pricing of bond and equity, and capital budgeting.
Business Statistics3-3-0
This is typically the first course in statistics taken by undergraduates who are majoring economics, business, finance, and any related sciences. We will discuss basic statistics and probability theories to apply statistical methods to the estimation of economic and business relationships. Whereas economic theory courses discuss relationships among various economic variables, this course reveals how those relationships are discerned from data. The final focus of this course is on estimation methodology. Consequently, the course more closely resembles theory courses such as intermediate micro and macro where basic techniques used in economics are taught, rather than field courses such as labor or health economics which focus on particular economic problems and issues. Since this is an introductory course, it will not cover all aspects of econometric estimation.
Senior Seminar in International Trade and Business3-3-0
This course deals with understanding the advanced issues related with economics and business. In each session the class will present the summary of the main issues. And the final individual presentation on the subject and topic of choice will be planned for evaluation. The topics will include up-to-date issues mainly classified in microeconomics and macroeconomics such as unemployment, US monetary policy, and macro policy debates, etc.
International Financial Markets3-3-0
Main objective of this course is to provide a background in international finance for those who expect to obtain jobs created by international investment, international banking, and multinational business activity. The course will develop a framework useful for understanding financial flows in the international economy. Balance of payments, models of exchange rate determination, and related empirical evidence are examined. It analyses the choice and coordination of exchange rate regimes. It examines exchanges rates as one of the sources of global financial instability. The course also explores the links to current developments such as the recent global financial crisis.
Quality Management3-3-0
Quality has become a vital component of every modern organization and will remain an important part of a continual quest for improving performance across the globe. This course addresses a strategic approach to the design and implementation of quality management initiatives in manufacturing and service organizations by providing a conceptual framework for organizing and managing a continuous quality improvement program. This course consists of three main concepts: the foundation principles of quality and tools and techniques for quality; tools and techniques to drive and support design, control, and improvement of quality; followed by an organizational view of performance excellence.
Global Business Project (Capstone Design)3-3-0
"Capstone Design Seminar" is the capstone desing project course for the Legal Informatics and Forensic Science major. The course is designed to allow the students to showcase the skills and abilities you have developed in your studies here and to give you an extensive supervised experience of designing a service or product to fill a real need from customers. Our expectation is that this experience will prepare you well to take on professional responsibilities once you graduate. We expect you to deliver a working prototype by the end of the course which combines a formal oral prosentation to Hallym University at the Capstone Project Fair. To achieve the goals, you will be provided with necessary lectures, mentoring, and industirial experiences. Basically, the students will form groups and conduct individual research and development with supervision and mentoring.