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Relation between University Life Adaptation and Future Aspiration of Art Majoring University Students


  • Department of Physical Education, Seowon University, Cheongju - 28674, Chungbuk, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Sports Science, Chungnam National University, Daejon - 34134, Korea, Republic of


Background/Objectives: This study has purpose to investigate the relation between university life adaptation and future aspiration of art major university students. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Art major university students were selected as a population in which a total of 367 subjects were gathered with 122 dance majors, 87 music majors, and 158 design majors. Questionnaires were used as the investigation tool in this research as a purposive sampling method. Collected data were analyzed by exploratory factor analysis and reliability analysis, correlation analysis, one-way ANOVA, t-test, and multiple regression analysis. Findings: First, music majors showed higher difference between university life adaptation and future aspiration, university satisfaction, academic adaptation, and major job satisfaction aspiration than dance or design majors in which dance majors showed higher socioeconomic status aspiration than music majors or design majors. Also, higher family average income showed higher university satisfaction, academic adaptation, and socioeconomic status aspiration. Academic ability of fathers showed difference in academic adaptation. Students with fathers of academic ability of high school graduation or higher are showed higher academic adaptation than middle school graduation. Second, as a result of looking into the difference between university life adaptation and future aspiration according to participation in majors of art major university students. Generally, higher practice frequency showed higher academic adaptation, university satisfaction, and major job satisfaction aspiration. Third, academic adaptation showed to have positive influence on socioeconomic status aspiration. Academic adaptation and university satisfaction showed to have positive influence on job satisfaction aspiration of art majoring university students. Application/Improvements: The job of art majoring students already demand keen competition. Therefore this research is provided students majoring in art with new art field jobs and employments information.


Art Major, Future Aspiration, University Student, University Life Adaptation.

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