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subjectKyungil University, the Creation of 'e-sports team'
Support for diverse activities such as operating convergence courses and training e-sports team players
Kyungil University (President Hyun-tae Chung), which has recently established taekwondo and curling teams as well as soccer and baseball teams to invigorate the field of college sports, officially established the 'e-sports center' on the 20th.
Kyungil University noted convergence courses and extracurricular programs as the e-sports industry has recently grown significantly and changed rapidly. It will operate the Department of e-sports associated with the School of Computer Science, the Department of Digital Media Design, the Department of Visual Content Production, and the Department of Sports. In the Department of e-sports, students can complete the courses like e-sports planning, marketing, production, and creater-training.
Students who have completed these curriculums will enter various e-sports industries through qualification courses such as game planning experts, game graphic experts, and game programming experts. As a result, students will be able to accumulate various experiences and capabilities with learning and entertainment activities through the center.
In addition to the convergence courses and extracurricular programs, the center hopes to create an e-sports team to foster professional players for the games such as League of Legends, Overwatch, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, and Valorant. It also tries to prepare the groundwork for their advancement into the field of master and leadership courses in the future.
Kyu-sung Hwang, head of the center, said, "we will not just produce players, but will train experts in various convergence fields of digital game content, including the planning and operating the game league."
In the future, the eminent coaches and the professional guidance members working at the famous game academy will be appointed for the e-sports team in Kyungil University to support systematic and creative team development and diverse activities.
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