Desirable Major Education through a Survey on the Needs of Education Subjects

  • CHUN, Bong-Jae (Department of Health Care Management, KeiMyung University) ;
  • PARK, Hyeon-Young (Department of Health Care Management, Catholic Kwandong University) ;
  • LEE, Se-Rin (Department of Health Care Management, Catholic Kwandong University) ;
  • LIM, Hyeon-Jin (Department of Health Care Management, Catholic Kwandong University) ;
  • KWON, Young-Eun (College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Yonsei University) ;
  • KWON, Lee-Seung (Department of Health Care Management, Catholic Kwandong University)
  • Received : 2021.08.17
  • Accepted : 2021.08.30
  • Published : 2021.09.30


Purpose: This study aims to be used as a reference for setting the direction of university major education & policy. Research design, data and methodology: The satisfaction survey were nine major curriculum surveys for each college, targeting students enrolled in a university. One university consisted of 9 colleges and 49 departments or majors. The survey period is approximately one month. Results: The highest item in the major curriculum reflects the educational goal of the department, with a score of 3.95. Conversely, the lowest item is 3.65 points, indicating that the major curriculum offers a wide range of subjects to choose from. As the questions are higher than the average score (3.83 points), the major curriculum is helping me grow my competency through academic achievement (3.90 points), the major curriculum is helping me set my career and finding a job (3.88 points), The major curriculum suggests specific performance standards for judging the achievement of a set target competency (3.88 points), and the major curriculum reflects social demands and changes (3.85 points). Conclusions: Students want that their major education faithfully reflects the educational goals of their major and that major education helps their ability to grow for academic achievement.



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