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Culturing the webtoon artist, 2D/3D animator, concept designer, artist art director, art educator

Department overview

The educational scope of the Department of Cartoon and Animation includes both basic courses such as drawing and painting, and detailed specialized courses such as publication cartoon, webtoon, 2D/3D animation, illustration and concept art, children's art, and art therapy. The department aims to foster specialists for cultural art contents and leaders in the art field. The department provides the curriculum in such a way that students can study specialized major courses after acquiring basic skills based on fine arts. Detailed courses include webtoons major track, animation major track, concept art/illustration major track, children’s art major track, and drawing art major track. In addition, the department provides major road map, specialized certificates, and professional completion certificate that are specialized for each major track.

The concept art/illustration major track, which was newly established in Korea in 2018, aims to nurture concept art specialists who are growing rapidly in the game, film, and animation industry in these days, and illustration designers who will shine more in the digital contents industry. This track help students improve their professionalism and skills by delivering classes focusing on practical business and offline special lectures by specialists. The webtoon major track provides comprehensive and balanced education to the students who want to be a webtoon artist and planner, and opens a way for debut as a real writer. The drawing art major track provides art practice subjects and basic theory subjects in a balanced way for the students who want to specialize in pure art, and enables students to learn the basic skills of fine art. The animation major track provides specialized curricula to improve the work planning and production ability. The children's art major track is related with the Department of Children's Art. If students meet the requirements for acquisition, they can acquire a certificate for children’s art instructor. The specialized certificate and completion certificate are also available for the webtoon major track, concept art/illustration major track, animation major track. As the department instructs students to acquire one or more certificates or completion certificate after graduation, regardless of their major track, opportunities of doing active work are open to the students. All major tracks provide online theory classes and practice lessons as well as a variety of offline specialist lectures so that students can develop practical business skills. The department helps students find employment using the network of excellent graduates and students who are working actively as experts in each field.

Department of Cartoon & Animation
  • Webtoon
    major track
  • Concept art/illustration
    major track
  • Children's art
    major track
  • Animation
    major track
  • Drawing/Painting
    major track

Characteristics of the department

  • The only department in cyber universities equipped with offline university-level practice facilities and programs.
    • Webtoon/Cartoon related facilities: Providing Wacom Cintiq 22HD facility and environment to make and edit webtoon.
    • Animation related facilities: Programs and computer facilities to create 2D and 3D computer animation Equipment related to drawing/painting: Equipped with the classroom for nude drawing, and easel for painting.
  • Classes and special lectures by the faculty members of Sejong University.

    Opened regular classes by faculty members of the Department of Cartoon and Animation at Sejong University.
    Supporting offline activities and lectures (Hell Camp of the professor Lee Hyeonse).

  • Providing special lectures for students to enter the graduate school, get employment, or becoming a webtoon artist.

    Providing various special lectures on topics such as graduate school entrance, corporate employment, overseas employment, etc.
    Delivering special practice classes by famous webtoon artists (e.g.,) “Misaeng”, “Moss” by professor Yoon Taeho Special lectures by Ju Homin, the author of “Along with the Gods”

  • Supporting the acquisition of specialized certificates and completion certificates.

    Actively supporting the acquisition of certificates such as the digital cartoon specialist, children's art instructor, and animation planning specialist, digital painting specialist, and illustration design specialist.

  • Providing the specialized curriculum and basic art subjects

    Providing the curriculum to learn specialized knowledge for 2D, 3D animation, concept art, and illustration.
    Providing basic art courses for basic skills improvement Providing and teaching courses for children's art instructors

  • Providing diverse offline learning.

    Delivering off-line lectures by specialists from various fields on a regular basis, besides offline classes tailored to class characteristics.
    Holding various special lectures such as nude croquet, outdoor sketch, concept art practice, and webtoon/cartoon production.

  • Many graduates became directors, writers, designers, and PDs in the area of comics, animation, and games.
  • Actively supporting offline activities and meetings inside the department.