KOREAN (KOR)

KOR 101. Elementary Korean I. 4 Credits.

Introduction to the basics of modern Korean, including the pronunciation of spoken Korean, the writing system of Hangul, communication and reading skills in controlled contexts, and fundamentals of grammar.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 102. Elementary Korean II. 4 Credits.

Develops speaking and listening skills for everyday communication, reading skills for simple narratives and descriptive texts, and understanding for core grammatical patterns.
Requisites: Prerequisite, KOR 101.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 150. History, Memory, and Reality in Contemporary Korea. 3 Credits.

This course will provide an introduction to Korean studies and examine contemporary issues in Korean society and culture through social and cultural movements, multiple genres of texts, and artistic manifestations.
Gen Ed: SS, BN.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 151. Education and Social Changes in Contemporary Korea. 3 Credits.

This course will provide an introduction to Korean studies and examine contemporary issues in Korean society through policies and systems in education, social and cultural trends and phenomena, and globalism.
Gen Ed: SS, BN.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 203. Intermediate Korean I. 4 Credits.

Continues developing reading and writing skills for narrative and descriptive texts and increasing communicative competence in applied social contexts.
Requisites: Prerequisite, KOR 102.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 204. Intermediate Korean II. 4 Credits.

Develops and applies comprehensive grammatical knowledge and vocabularies in complex listening, speaking, reading, and writing contexts. Emphasis on Korean cultural and historical understanding.
Requisites: Prerequisite, KOR 203.
Gen Ed: FI, FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 305. Advanced Korean I. 3 Credits.

Advanced study of written and spoken Korean language and Korean culture. Three hours per week.
Requisites: Prerequisite, KOR 204.
Gen Ed: FI.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 306. Advanced Korean II. 3 Credits.

Advanced study of written and spoken Korean language and Korean culture. Three hours per week.
Requisites: Prerequisite, KOR 305.
Gen Ed: FI.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 327. Korean Diasporas. 3 Credits.

This course will explore multiple contexts of the Korean diaspora such as historical, political, social, and educational contexts. Examines uniqueness and commonalities among various Korean diasporic communities around the world.
Gen Ed: GL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 407. Modern Korean Literature and Culture. 3 Credits.

Modern Korean literature by major authors, from around 1940 to the present. Emphasis on reading, translation, and criticism. Students will improve their written and oral communication skills in Korean through the study of literary works in their social, cultural, and historical context.
Requisites: Prerequisite, KOR 306.
Gen Ed: BN, CI.
Grading status: Letter grade.

KOR 496. Independent Readings in Korean. 1-3 Credits.

Permission of the department. For the student who wishes to create and pursue an independent project in Korean under the supervision of a selected instructor. Maximum three credit hours per semester.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit; may be repeated in the same term for different topics; 12 total credits. 4 total completions.
Grading status: Letter grade.