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Project Description

Seowon University Immersion Program

Seowon University offers a two-year program open only to Black Belt Students referred by Universities in Korea, or by associates Affiliate Schools that have submitted the student for consideration 90 days prior to the commencement of any term.

The student is reintroduced and retaught Basic through Expert stages of integrated Taekwondo, Hapkido, and Gumbeop – Ki Bon Mu Gi training. This training is taught in the Korean and English language, resulting in the student being able to speak, read and write Korean (or English) at the end of the one-year term. ESL courses will be held on premises. The Master’s Academy is the part of the university where the training takes place.

The students will receive their final ranking and advancement in Korea at the end of the term enrolled. Failure to abide rules of conduct will result in immediate dismissal.

The student’s clothing, weapons, and study materials are included in tuition paid. The student, however, is responsible for his/her own safety gear, room and board and personal expenses.

There are 3 levels of academic achievement.

Level 1 – Certificate in Martial Arts Studies (30 hours)

Certificate in Martial Arts Studies, would be awarded after the student has successfully completed thirty (30) semester hours of academic martial arts requirements.

Academic Martial Arts Study (30 hours):

  • (3 hours) Introduction to Martial Arts (3 hours) History of the Martial Arts I
  • (3 hours) Survey of Martial Arts I (3 hours) Martial Arts Philosophy
  • (3 hours) Martial Arts Health and Fitness (3 hours) Mart Arts Train. Skills/Techniques
  • (3 hours) Martial Arts and the Law (3 hours) First Aid and Safety
  • (3 hours) The Business of Martial Arts (3 hours) Beginning Martial Arts

Level 2 – Associate of Arts Degree in Martial Arts Studies (60 hours)

Associate of Arts Degree in Martial Arts Studies would be awarded after the student has completed thirty (30) semester hours of general education core requirements and thirty (30) semester hours of academic martial arts requirements, for a total of sixty (60) semester hours.

Academic Martial Arts Study (30 hours):

  • (3 hours) Introduction to Martial Arts (3 hours) History of the Martial Arts I
  • (3 hours) Survey of Martial Arts I (3 hours) Martial Arts Philosophy
  • (3 hours) Martial Arts Health and Fitness (3 hours) Mart Arts Train. Skills/Techniques
  • (3 hours) Martial Arts and the Law (3 hours) First Aid and Safety
  • (3 hours) The Business of Martial Arts (3 hours) Beginning Martial Arts

General Education Core Requirements (30 hours):

  • (3 hours) English Composition (3 hours) Literature (American or English)
  • (3 hours) Humanities (3 hours) American Government
  • (3 hours) History (3 hours) Psychology
  • (3 hours) Sociology (3 hours) Math
  • (3 hours) Science (3 hours) Business

Note: All general education core requirements must be completed at a regionally-accredited academic institution or through the successful passing of a CLEP, DANTES, ACT PEP, or ECE examination. The AMAC does not provide instruction for any of the core requirements.

Level 3 – Bachelor of Arts in Martial Arts Studies (120 hours)

The Bachelor of Arts in Martial Arts Studies would be awarded after the student has completed sixty (60) semester hours of general education core requirements and sixty (60) semester hours of academic martial arts requirements, for a total of one hundred and twenty (120) semester hours.

General Education Core Requirements (60 hours):

  • (6 hours) English Composition (3 hours) Literature (Am or English)
  • (6 hours) Humanities (3 hours) American Government
  • (6 hours) History (3 hours) Psychology
  • (3 hours) Sociology (3 hours) Math
  • (6 hours) Science (3 hours) Anatomy and Physiology
  • (12 hours) Business (6 hours) Foreign Language

Academic Martial Arts Study (60 hours):

  • (3 hours) Introduction to Martial Arts (3 hours) History – Martial Arts I
  • (3 hours) History – Martial Arts II (3 hours) Survey of Martial Arts I
  • (3 hours) Survey of Martial Arts II (3 hours) Martial Arts Philosophy
  • (3 hours) Martial Arts Health and Fitness (3 hours) Martial Arts Kinesiology
  • (3 hours) Martial Arts Training Skills/Techniques (3 hours) Martial Arts and the Law
  • (3 hours) First Aid and Safety (3 hours) Beginning Martial Arts
  • (3 hours) Intermediate Martial Arts (3 hours) Advanced Martial Arts
  • (3 hours) The Business of Martial Arts (3 hours) Teaching Martial Arts
  • (6 hours) Teaching Martial Arts Internship (6 hours) Residential Colloquial

Note: This is in addition to the immersion training program outlined in the commencement of this business plan. The adherence to a specific code of excellence offers the student the certification by the world’s major martial arts bodies in addition to their respective degree programs. This is inclusive of appropriate ESL programs necessary for advancement by foreign exchange students.

ASSOCIATE & BACHELOR PROGRAMS – Martial Arts Studies Program

The following Overview contains the core curriculum making up the following programs:

Major Requirements:

  • 100 The History of Martial Arts
  • 101 Zen/Tao & East Asian Thought
  • 102 Psychology of the Martial Arts
  • 110 History of Tae Kyun/Taekwondo
  • 111 Self-Defense
  • 120 History of Hapkido/Hoshinsul
  • 121 Hapkido Basics I – Exercise, Rolls, Mat falls
  • 201 Martial Arts School Development
  • 202 Martial Arts Business Management
  • 203 Language Arts & Philosophy
  • 211 Taekwondo Basics I
  • 212 Taekwondo Sport II
  • 213 Taekwondo Combat III
  • 301 General Meditation (HUM)
  • 303 Meditative Martial Arts Training (HUM)
  • 311 Hapkido II—Grappling, Falls, & Groundwork
  • 312 Hapkido III— Advanced Joint Manipulation
  • 313 Hapkido Free-Sparring (Jayu Taeryon)
  • 401 Korean Sword & Weaponry
  • 402 Gumbeop I—Korean vs Chinese Weaponry
  • 403 Gumbeop II—Intermediate Weapons
  • 404 Gumbeop III—Advanced Weapons
  • 501 Public Communication & the Martial Arts
  • 502 Image & Reality—Demonstrations
  • 503 Internship & Teaching
  • 504 Qigong Training (Required for all years)
  • 505 Advanced Application & Thesis Cross-training
  • 506 Advanced Application & Cross Training
  • 507 Motion Picture Choreography & Stunt Training

Note: All students will be conversant, read, and write in Korean and English at graduation.

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