IGC JOURNAL 2021 Spring 



NEWS BRIEFING 2


IGC universities, adding new major courses and 
increasing enrollment quota in response to the 
needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution era


                                                           

    

The State University of New York, Korea plans to add Electronic Information and Engineering department to Stony Brook University(SBU) and increase the quota of Fashion Institute of Technology(FIT). SBU is going to add the new department for the Spring Semester of 2022, and FIT will recruit total 210 new students, which is 70 more than the current quota, for the Autumn Semester this September. George Mason University Korea announced its plan to add the Computational and Data Science department, which will produce experts in the Big Data field whose demand is rising in the Fourth Industrial Revolution era, in the Spring Semester of 2021. The new department will offer students training for data mining and analysis across a broad range of areas including climate and environment science, cybersecurity, economics, geography, and urban planning. Being included in promising STEM majors to lead next generation core industries in the U.S.A., the Computational and Data Science department and its graduates can expect high employment rates and salaries. The University of Utah Asia Campus is adding an Electrical and Computer Engineering department. At The University of Utah, the Electrical and Computer Engineering department has been officially approved as a world-class department with the ABET accreditation, which is an American engineering accreditation system recognized worldwide.