Korean Courses

Korean: KOR

Lower-Division Courses

KOR 604. Accelerated First-Year Korean.

Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Korean. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Six class hours a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Korean 604 and 507 may not both be counted.

KOR 506, 606. First-Year Korean I.

Intended for non-native speakers of Korean. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 506, 606 may not both be counted.

KOR 507, 607. First-Year Korean II.

Continuation of Korean 506, 606. Intended for non-native speakers of Korean. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 507, 607 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 506, 606 with a grade of at least C.

KOR 612. Accelerated Second-Year Korean.

Not open to native speakers of Korean. Continuation of Korean 604. Six class hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Korean 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 604 with a grade of at least C.

KOR 312K, 412K. Second-Year Korean I.

Intended for non-native speakers of Korean. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 312K, 412K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 507, 607 with a grade of at least C.

KOR 312L, 412L. Second-Year Korean II.

Intended for non-native speakers of Korean. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 312L, 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 312K, 412K with a grade of at least C.

KOR 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Korean.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

KOR 320K. Third-Year Korean I.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Korean 612 or 412L with a grade of at least C.

KOR 320L. Third-Year Korean II.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Korean 320K with a grade of at least C.

KOR 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Korean.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

KOR 330. Topics in Advanced Korean.

Fourth-year Korean readings on special topics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Korean 320L with a grade of at least C.

Topic 1: Advanced Conversation in Korean. Emphasis on achieving an advanced level of proficiency in modern conversational Korean, with additional practice in advanced writing and listening skills. Korean 330 (Topic: Advanced Conversation) and 330 (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Topic 2: Advanced Readings in Korean I. Selected modern Korean poems, short stories, and essays to develop reading and writing skills in advanced Korean. Includes discussion of cultural and historical issues. Korean 330 (Topic: Readings in Advanced Korean I) and 330 (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

KOR 360. Conference Course in Korean Language and Literature.

Supervised individual study of selected problems in Korean language or literature. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Korean 312L or 412L and written consent of instructor on form obtained from the undergraduate adviser.

Graduate Courses

KOR 381. Conference Course in Korean Language and Culture.

Supervised individual study in Korean language or culture. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Korean, and written consent of instructor on a form obtained from the graduate coordinator.

KOR 384. Topics in Korean Language and Culture.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Korean or consent of instructor; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

Professional Courses