E-BIZ Curriculum

Program Structure



The E-Business Management Program is designed as a full-time one-year masters program. It consists of three terms (Fall, Winter, and Spring) plus Summer period of course work (34 credit hours), and completion of a research report or thesis under the supervision of a faculty member for which 1 credit per term is earned.

Degree Requirements

Minimum requirements are:

  1. Three-term residence in principle
  2. A total of at least thirty (38) credits
  3. An acceptable Research Report or Master’s thesis (grade of B+ or better)
  4. Total GPA of at least 3.00


Our Mission


ENGLISH-BASED EDUCATION TO DEVELOP “WISE” INDIVIDUALS FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIAL LEADERSHIPS

Credit Requirement


The courses are divided into the six categories listed below and students are required to complete a minimum of 38 credits according to each category.

You can also find the program structure HERE.

Category Required Credits
Core Required Courses (Basic) 13
Core Required Courses (Research Seminar)
 4
Core Required Courses (Practicum)  2
Language Core Courses *  0 ~ 3
Core Elective Courses 10
Elective Courses** 9 ~ 6
Required number of credits for graduation 38

*   Language Core Courses (Academic English I, II and III) may be exempted.
** See Item No. 3 below for details.

  1. Students are required to take 7 Basic Courses (13 credits), and if not exempted, 3 (3 credits) of Language Core Courses (Academic English I, II, and III).
  2. A student who is exempted from taking Language Core Courses must substitute 3 credits from Elective Courses.
  3. In addition to the credits from GSIM elective courses, credits earned from the following courses can also be counted in the Elective category:

    a. GSIR courses

    b. Japanese Language courses
    Students who are required to take Language Core courses cannot register for Japanese courses. A maximum of 3 credits taken from language courses can be counted as Electives.
  4. Students are required to take 4 Research Seminar courses. Research Seminars are designed for guiding students to develop and complete the graduation research report or thesis. Seminar courses are offered in sequence, starting from Seminar I (fall), II (winter), III (spring), and IV (Summer). For more details about these seminars, please
    refer to the E-biz Research Seminar section.

  5. It is recommended that the students evenly distribute their course load over each term. When this recommendation cannot be followed, then a student’s course load must not exceed thirteen (13) credits per term nor can a student take less than eight (8) credit per term.

You can also find the program structure HERE.


Schedule for E-Business Management Program


Jul.-Sep.
8 weeks
Pre-enrollment Intensive English Program (IEP)
Recommendation for non-native English speakers
Courses teaching general academic English skills
Late Sep. Entrance Ceremony
Pre-Enrollment Program (Preparation course)
Academic Orientation
Fall Term
Oct.-Dec.
10 weeks
Required Courses
Foundations of Web Technologies (2 credits)
Financial Accounting (2 credits)
Marketing Management (2 credits)
Research Seminar I (1 credit)
Academic English I*(1 credit)
Other GSIM and GSIR courses including language courses
Winter Term
Jan.-Mar.
10 weeks
Required Courses
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development (2 credits)
Business Ethics (1 credit)
Research Seminar II (1 credit)
+
Other GSIM and GSIR courses including language courses
Spring Term
Apr.- Jun.
10 weeks
Required Courses
New Product Planning and Development (2 credits)
IT Strategy and Policy Planning (2 credits)
Research Seminar III (1 credit)
Academic English III*(1 credit)
+
Other GSIM and GSIR courses including language courses
Jul.-Aug.
Required Courses
Entrepreneurship Practicum (2 credits)
Research Seminar IV (1 credit)
+
Research Report or Thesis Completion
End of Aug. Completion of Degree Requirements
(Master of E-Business Management)

*   Academic English I, II and III may be exempted.

** If a student takes more than 10 credits from the Core Elective Courses, the excess credits will be counted in the
    “elective” category.