Korean (KOR)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

KOR 1001. Beginning Korean I. 4 Credits.

Fundamentals of grammar and pronunciation, with graded speaking, reading, and writing practice. Laboratory fee.

KOR 1002. Beginning Korean II. 4 Credits.

Continuation of KOR 1001. Fundamentals of grammar and pronunciation, with graded speaking, reading, and writing practice. Laboratory fee.

KOR 2003. Intermediate Korean I. 4 Credits.

Continuation of grammar, with emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing. Laboratory fee.

KOR 2004. Intermediate Korean II. 4 Credits.

Continuation of KOR 2003. Continuation of grammar, with emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing. Laboratory fee.

KOR 3105. Intermediate Korean III. 3 Credits.

Continuation of reading of texts, writing of short pieces, conversation, and systematic review of grammar, focusing on business Korean. Prerequisite: KOR 2004. Laboratory fee.

KOR 3106. Intermediate Korean IV. 3 Credits.

Continuation of KOR 3105. Continuation of reading of texts, writing of short pieces, conversation, and systematic review of grammar, focusing on business Korean. Prerequisite: KOR 3105. Laboratory fee.

KOR 3111. Korean Literature in Translation. 3 Credits.

An introductory survey of Korean literature read in English translation, including fiction, poetry, drama, essays, diaries, testimonials. The pre-modern period.

KOR 3112. Korean Literature in Translation. 3 Credits.

Continuation of KOR 3111. An introductory survey of Korean literature read in English translation, including fiction, poetry, drama, essays, diaries, testimonials. The modern period.

KOR 3123. Introduction to Korean Linguistics. 3 Credits.

The structure of the Korean language, including such topics as the structure of sounds and words, sentence meaning and structure, the writing system, adaptation of foreign vocabulary, pragmatics, variation, and change. Course conducted in English.

KOR 3124. Introduction to Korean Linguistics. 3 Credits.

Continuation of KOR 3123. The structure of the Korean language, including such topics as the structure of sounds and words, sentence meaning and structure, the writing system, adaptation of foreign vocabulary, pragmatics, variation, and change. Course conducted in English.

KOR 3162. Korean Culture through Film. 3 Credits.

The intersection of gender, class, and nation in contemporary society through the lens of Korean film. English subtitles; lectures and discussion in English.

KOR 4107. Readings in Modern Korean I. 3 Credits.

Readings in selected modern literary works, social science materials, and documentary materials. Prerequisite: KOR 3106 .

KOR 4108. Readings in Modern Korean II. 3 Credits.

Continuation of KOR 4107. Readings in selected modern literary works, social science materials, and documentary materials. Prerequisite: KOR 3106 .