The Department of Sports and Leisure Studies was originally established as Department of Sports Instructor in 2000 but the name was changed to its current name in 2006. The Department of Sports and Leisure Studies is aimed at producing instructors who can develop and popularize the culture of ‘Sports for All’ as well as elite sports, create suitable environment for sports and effectively increase people’s desire to improve their health and participate in sports. The Department offers an outstanding sports and leisure activity instructors program designed to produce top-notch instructors who are equipped with sport and leisure theories as well as practical skills.
Location : Rm.806, Ogui Hall
Tel : 82-2-940-5206
Fax : 82-2-941-5678
Website : http://allsports.kw.ac.kr/new/index.html
The Department is aimed at producing specialized sports instructors who are equipped with theoretical knowledge and practical skills, who can increase people’s desire to improve their health and who can develop people’s responsibility, teamwork skills, diligence, integrity and love of the country. To this end, the Department has developed the following educational objectives.
1. To pursue and realize the principles and philosophy of holistic education and provide various learning opportunities to develop characters and creativity in individuals
2. The Department offers a curriculum that allows the students to study and conduct research in theories of sport science as well as the technical and physical aspect of sports.
3. The Department develops students’ physical skills and also focuses on achieving field-relevant education by providing opportunities for field-learning of sports and leisure acitivites.
Majors and Studies
The Department analyzes various functions and types of sports generated with the increase of public interest in sports and studies sports in terms of medicine, business management, mass media, health and welfare to produce experts in sports and leisure studies.