Mason Korea at a Glance

Inspired by George Mason, one of the United States’ Founding Fathers, appeal for individuals and freedom, George Mason University recognizes that freedom and learning represent a complementary relationship that allows men and women of all ages to pursue their educational dreams. It is the fundamental goal of George Mason University to prepare its students to be critical thinkers and active citizens who have the skills and knowledge-base to make a lasting contribution to society. As a global campus of George Mason, George Mason University Korea shares this vision. Located approximately 25 miles from Seoul and a 20-minute shuttle ride from Korea’s award-winning international airport, GMU Korea is part of a global university campus shared with other institutions of higher learning. The campus accommodates students from all corners of the world and includes world-class teaching facilities, a library with state-of-the-art technology, a performing arts center, comfortable residence halls, faculty apartments, and guest housing.

Programmes taught in:
English

This school also offers:

BA

George Mason University Korea

Economics is about more than money and profits. It is a way of looking at the world through the lens of incentives, choices, and markets to help uncover new solutions to ... [+]

Overview

Economics is about more than money and profits. It is a way of looking at the world through the lens of incentives, choices, and markets to help uncover new solutions to the persistent problems in our society. This economic perspective sheds light on important issues in the areas of production, education, crime, the environment, international trade, immigration, health care, economic growth, poverty, and more.

BA

The BA is designed for students with a strong interest in the liberal arts. It is appropriate for those who prefer a less quantitative degree program than the BS and may be especially appropriate for students planning to attend law school or graduate programs in business or public administration.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2020
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Global affairs is an interdisciplinary major that introduces students to the processes of globalization that affect all societies. Students gain a sophisticated understan ... [+]

Overview

Global affairs is an interdisciplinary major that introduces students to the processes of globalization that affect all societies. Students gain a sophisticated understanding of complex issues such as terrorism, refugee crises, global inequality, and health and environmental challenges. Core courses in the major provide a knowledge foundation of the political, economic, cultural, and environmental processes in our global and globalizing world. The choice of a thematic or regional concentration helps students tailor the degree to their particular interests and career goals. Students in this program are encouraged to participate in study abroad opportunities and internships. They can complement their major with a second major or a minor.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
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BSc

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The Accounting degree (ACCT) prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors. The accounting major is designed to produce accounting professi ... [+]

Accounting, BS Overview

The Accounting degree (ACCT) prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors. The accounting major is designed to produce accounting professionals who can both generate and apply financial information to solve business problems. Our students learn principles of business and accounting as well as the specific skills and specialized technical knowledge necessary for success in the dynamic field of accounting. Our program emphasizes ethics, critical thinking, written and verbal communication, and effective use and understanding of technology. Our graduates are employed by the assurance, tax advisory, and consulting groups of the top accounting firms as well as Fortune 100 companies. Our proximity to the nation's capital provides unique opportunities for our graduates to work in government and in the federal practices of public accounting firms. The accounting degree program is separately accredited by AACSB International.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2020
English
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The Finance degree (FNAN) prepares students for professional careers by providing a solid foundation in the principles necessary to make operating decisions for an organi ... [+]

Overview

The Finance degree (FNAN) prepares students for professional careers by providing a solid foundation in the principles necessary to make operating decisions for an organization and in the financial market analysis. We educate our finance majors to understand, evaluate, and manage risk. In addition, students learn to conduct and effectively present financial analysis and research valuing complex projects, assets, securities, and firms. Finance majors explore the relationships among investors, firms, financial institutions, markets, and regulators. Students majoring in Finance have a unique opportunity to compete globally, as well as regionally, for unique and diverse job opportunities, including government (U.S. Treasury and the Board of Governors), large financial corporations (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), international organizations (World Bank and IMF), and other careers related to Finance.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2020
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The BS in Management (MGMT) prepares students to take leadership, management, and entrepreneurial roles in the public and private sectors. Students learn such skills as s ... [+]

Overview

The BS in Management (MGMT) prepares students to take leadership, management, and entrepreneurial roles in the public and private sectors. Students learn such skills as strategic thinking, motivating and managing nationally and internationally diverse workforces, building, and leading team efforts, negotiating successfully and instituting planned change in organizations.

Academic Policies

Students should become familiar with the university's general academic policies in addition to those specific to each academic unit.

E-mail

George Mason University uses only Mason e-mail accounts to communicate with enrolled students. Students should activate their Mason e-mail, use it to communicate with their school/department/program and other administrative units, and check it regularly for important information.... [-]

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Bachelor

George Mason University Korea

The world is becoming increasingly connected and the ability to create and maintain cross-cultural connections is more important than ever. As the effects of violence and ... [+]

BA

The world is becoming increasingly connected and the ability to create and maintain cross-cultural connections is more important than ever. As the effects of violence and conflict are felt throughout the global community, we are seeing more and more opportunities for collaboration, problem-solving, and peacebuilding in local communities and across international barriers. To prepare our students to make cross-cultural connections, Bachelor's of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Resolution students must demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language.

Concentrations

All conflict analysis and resolution majors choose an area of concentration from the following:

Building Peace in Divided Societies Global Engagement Political and Social Action Justice and Reconciliation Interpersonal Dynamics Collaborative Leadership Advising ... [-]
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The 120-credit Computer Game Design program enables students to focus on the artistic components of computer game design while providing them with the technical skills pr ... [+]

Overview

The 120-credit Computer Game Design program enables students to focus on the artistic components of computer game design while providing them with the technical skills prerequisite to the field.

Policies Upper-Level Credits

All undergraduate students are required to complete a minimum of 45 credits of upper-division courses at the 300-499 level. Fulfilling degree requirements does not guarantee this requirement will be met.

Major GPA

All GAME undergraduate students must earn a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA in their major. All GAME courses except GAME 101 Introduction to Game Design (Mason Core), GAME 250 Music for Film and Video, and GAME 367 Writing and Editing Music and Sound must be passed with a grade of C or better.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2020
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George Mason University Korea 한국조지메이슨대학교

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