Korean Minor

Department of Asian Studies

http://asianstudies.unc.edu

New West 113, CB# 3267

(919) 962-4294

Ji-Yeon Jo, Korean Program Advisor

joj@email.unc.edu

Nadia Yaqub, Chair

yaqub@email.unc.edu

Li-ling Hsiao, Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies

hsiaoll@email.unc.edu

Lori Harris, Department Manager

lori@unc.edu

The Department of Asian Studies offers five major concentrations, nine minors, and instruction in Asian and Middle Eastern languages. In addition to the interdisciplinary minor in Asian studies, there are language-focused minors in Arabic, Chinese, modern Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, and Persian.

Department Programs

Majors

Minors

Requirements 

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

The undergraduate minor in Korean consists of four courses.

Core Requirements
Three courses are language courses beyond KOR 203 (the first semester of Intermediate Korean), chosen from:9-10
Intermediate Korean II
Advanced Korean I
Advanced Korean II
Modern Korean Literature and Culture
Changes and Continuities in Korean History
Topics in Korean Language and Literature
The fourth course must be chosen from among the following courses:3
Introduction to East Asian Art and Architecture
Asian Economic Systems
History, Memory, and Reality in Contemporary Korea
Education and Social Changes in Contemporary Korea
Korean Diasporas
Modern Korean Literature and Culture
Changes and Continuities in Korean History
Topics in Korean Language and Literature
Total Hours12-13

Placement credit (PL) may not be used to meet minor requirements.

See the program page here for special opportunities.