Korean Courses

KOREAN 1101.01 - Level One Korean I: Classroom Track

4 credit hours

Standard modern Korean: development of listening and speaking skills; basic grammar; reading and writing of the Korean script (hangul). Classroom Track. Not open to native speakers or students with 3+ years at high school level.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 101.01 or 102.01. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 1101.51 - Level One Korean I: Individualized Instruction

1-4 credit hours

Standard modern Korean: development of listening and speaking skills; basic grammar; reading and writing of the Korean script (hangul). Individualized Track.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 101.51, 102.51, or to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit; or to students with 3 or more years of study in this language in high school, except by permission of dept. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 1102.01 - Level One Korean II: Classroom Track

4 credit hours

Continuation of 1101. Classroom Track.

Prereq: 1101.01 or 1101.02, or 4 cr hrs of 1101.51 or equivalent. Not open to students with credit for 102.01, 103.01, or to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 1102.03 - Level One Korean II: Bridge2

3 credit hours

Continuation of 1101. Bridge course for students transitioning from the quarter to semester system.

Prereq: 102.01, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 1102.01, 1102.02, or 4 credits of 1102.51. Not open to native speakers of this language, to students with EM credit, or to students with 3 or more years of study in this language in high school, except by permission of dept. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 1102.51 - Level One Korean II: Individualized Instruction

1-4 credit hours

Continuation of 1101. Individualized Track. Progress is sequential from one cr hr to the next with a demonstrated proficiency at the level of 80% required for advancement.

Prereq: 1101.01 or 1101.02, or 4 cr hrs of 1101.51 or equiv. Advancement to the first credit in this course in the same semester as the completion of the 4th credit for 1101.51 requires registration for both courses, with permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 102.51, 103.51, or to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 1103.01 - Level Two Korean I: Classroom Track

4 credit hours

Modern Korean intermediate level spoken communication, development of reading skills, and written composition. Classroom Track. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1102.01, 1102.02, 1102.03, 1102.05, 101.01, or 102.01, or 4 sem cr hrs of 1102.51, or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 104. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 1103.51 - Level Two Korean I: Individualized Track

1-4 credit hours

Modern Korean intermediate level spoken communication, development of reading skills, and written composition. Individualized Track.

Prereq: 1102.03, 1102.05, 1102.01, or 1102.02 or 4 cr hrs of 1102.51 or equivant; and 101.51 and 102.51. Not open to students with credit for 103.51, 104.51, or to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course. FL Admis Cond course.

KOREAN 2102.01 - Level Two Korean II: Classroom Track

5 credit hours

Continuation of 1103.01.

Prereq: 1103.01 or 1103.02, or 4 cr hrs of 1103.51 or equivalent. Not open to students with credit for 2102.02, 205, or 206; or native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. This course is available for EM credit.

KOREAN 2102.51 - Level Two Korean II: Individualized Track

1-5 credit hours

Continuation of 1103.01/1103.51.

Prereq: 1103.01 or 1103.51, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 5 cr hrs or 5 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

KOREAN 2231 - Elements of Korean Culture

3 credit hours

A survey of the religion, history, customs, performing arts, fine arts, literature, and social institutions of the Korean people from the earliest era to the present. Taught in English.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 231. GE cultures and ideas and diversity global studies course.

KOREAN 2451 - Korean Literature in Translation

3 credit hours

A close examination of masterpieces in Korean literature across genres for students with no previous academic training in Korean literature. All readings and discussions in English; college-level English reading and writing required.

Prereq: English 1110.01 (110), 1110.02, or 1110.03. Not open to students with credit for 251. GE lit or diversity global studies course.

KOREAN 4101.01 - Level Three Korean I: Classroom Track

5 credit hours

Expanding oral and written proficiency in Korean; expansion of vocabulary and knowledge of Chinese characters. Classroom Track.

Prereq: 2102 or equivalent with permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 507.01 or 508.01. This course is available for EM credit.

KOREAN 4101.51 - Level Three Korean I: Individualized Track

1-5 credit hours

Expanding oral and written proficiency in Korean; expansion of vocabulary and knowledge of Chinese characters. Individualized Track. Progress is sequential from one cr hr to the next with a proficiency at the level of 80% required for advancement.

Prereq: 2102 or equivalent with permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 507.51 or 508.51. Repeatable to a maximum of 5 cr hrs or 5 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

KOREAN 4102.01 - Level Three Korean II: Classroom Track

5 credit hours

Continuation of 4101. Classroom Track.

Prereq: 4101 or equivalent with permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 508.01 or 509.01. This course is available for EM credit.

KOREAN 4102.51 - Level Three Korean II: Individualized Track

1-5 credit hours

Continuation of 4101. Individualized Track. Progress is sequential from one cr hr to the next with a demonstrated proficiency at the level of 80% required for advancement.

Prereq: 4101 or equivalent with permission of instructor. Advancement to the first credit in this course in the same semester as the completion of the 5th credit for 4102.51 requires registration for both courses, with permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 508.51 or 509.51. Repeatable to a maximum of 5 cr hrs or 5 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

KOREAN 5101 - Level Four Korean I

3 credit hours

Level Four Korean; development of integrated language skills at an advanced level, formal and informal communication, and discussion of contemporary social issues.

Prereq: 4102 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 610 or 611.

KOREAN 5102 - Level Four Korean II

3 credit hours

Continuation of 5101.

Prereq: 5101 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 611 or 612.

KOREAN 5103 - Level Five Korean I

3 credit hours

Strengthening communication skills through oral and written reports of social and cultural issues; development of advanced proficiency in a variety of genres.

Prereq: 5102 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.

KOREAN 5256 - Interdisciplinary Topics in Korean Politics and Society

3 credit hours

Interdisciplinary Korean studies course in the areas of social science, bridging Korean history, politics, gender, religion, philosophy, education, intercultural communication and international relations, etc. Taught in English.

Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

KOREAN 5315 - Korean Language: Structure, Culture, and Communication

3 credit hours

A comprehensive survey of structural, cultural, and communicative aspects of the Korean language. Taught in English.

Prereq: 1103, or equiv, or permission of instructor.

KOREAN 5380 - Korean Linguistics

3 credit hours

Examination of the phonology, syntax, lexicon, and writing system of the Korean language; some topics related to language use and acquisition.

Prereq: 1103 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 680.

KOREAN 5400 - Performance Traditions of Korea

3 credit hours

Cross-cultural and interdisciplinary exploration of cultural expressiveness in the context of Korean performance traditions; includes guided research, field work, ethnography and performance workshop.

Prereq: 2231 or 2451, or Chinese or Japanese equivalents; or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.

KOREAN 5405 - Korean Dramatic Tradition

3 credit hours

Major works in the Korean dramatic tradition from ancient to contemporary eras. Includes historical and performative discourse, dramatic reading and enactment. Taught bilingually, sometimes in English and sometimes in Korean.

Prereq: 2102.01 or 5 cr hrs of 2102.51 (205 and 206), English 1110 (110), or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

KOREAN 5453 - Readings in Korean Literary and Classical Texts

3 credit hours

Advanced study of Korean language and literature in cross-cultural context, by introducing selected narrative, drama, poetry, and critical essays in Korean. Includes literary translation.

Prereq: Completion of Level Three Korean, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

KOREAN 5455 - Interdisciplinary Courses in Korean Art, Music, Film, and Theatre

3 credit hours

Interdisciplinary course in the history and criticism of Korean art, music, theatre, martial art, healing art and film with reference to their implications to humanity. Taught in English.

Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

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