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Archaeology and Art History

Archaeology and Art History

Development of Cultural Technology Experts and Cultural Heritage Experts with a Global Outlook!Archaeology and Art History

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The Archaeology and Art History major provides research and education in two areas of archaeology and art history. Archaeology is a study on ancient human culture and its traces. It covers research and investigation into the past traces of human beings through historic remains or relics and is in complementary relationships with history. The major covers research and education in the two areas of archaeology and art history. The common primary research subject of these two areas is the past relics, and they have become sophisticated through interactions in the process of their development into contemporary studies.

Required Student Skills and Qualities

1. Ability to Conduct Research on Cultural Heritage
Experts on archaeology and art history who have the ability to conduct research on, and have an insight into remains and relics based on liberal arts knowledge and self-esteem about cultural heritage

2. Ability to Work at Cultural Heritage-Related Organizations
Students who have the ability to work for organizations of investigating remains, museums, art galleries, cultural assets-related divisions in local governments through the reinforcement of practical education about the investigation, exhibition, and excavation of remains

3. Ability to Do International Activities
Students who have the ability to work on the international stage and for a variety of international organizations, and who are able to introduce Korean cultural heritage to the world


Name Status Tel. E-Mail Address Research Field Academic Career
Byeon, Young-seop Professor 044-860-1261 bys420@korea.ac.kr Korean art history(art history) Ph. D., Art History, Ewha Woman's University
Lee, Hong-jong Professor 044-860-1262 leehong@korea.ac.kr prehistoric archaeology Ph. D., Archeology, Kyushu University, Japan
Jung, Woon-yong Professor 044-860-1263 jwyong@korea.ac.kr Literature of archaeology Ph. D., History, Korea University
Bang, Byeong-seon Professor 044-860-1264 bjsbang@korea.ac.kr Korean art history(history of ceramics) Ph. D., Art History, Dongguk University
Choi, Jong-taek Professor 044-860-1265 jtchoi@korea.ac.kr historical archaeology(Goguryeo) Ph. D., Archeology and Art History, Seoul National University
조윤재 부교수 044-860-1266 yunjae68@korea.ac.kr 중국고고학 北京大學 考古文博學院 漢唐考古學 전공 박사
김윤정 조교수 044-860-1268 hanova99@korea.ac.kr 한국미술사(도자사) 고려대학교 일반대학원 문화재학협동과정 박사
츠치다 준코 조교수 044-860-1876 junkochan@korea.ac.kr 백제 고고학 충남대학교 인문대학 대학원 고고학과 박사
손준호 조교수 044-860-1875 shonne@korea.ac.kr 선사고고학 고려대학교 문화재학협동과정 고고학전공 박사
이희진 조교수 044-860-1877 ddangpa@korea.ac.kr 환경고고학 영국 케임브리지대 고고학과 박사
신상철 조교수 044-860-1878 museology@korea.ac.kr 서양미술사, 박물관학 프랑스 소르본 대학교(Paris IV) 고고미술사학과 박사

Career Paths after Graduation

Graduates can work in various areas related to cultural heritage using the knowledge of archaeology and art history.
(1) National museums, art galleries, and cultural assets-related organizations
(2) Cultural foundations in companies, private art galleries, museums, and culture-related organizations
(3) Organizations of investigating cultural remains, and research organizations (specializing in excavation investigation)
(4) Agencies for museum/art gallery exhibition planning, and culture planning
(5) ultural assets-related curators in each city and province