Korean

Description
The concentration in  Korean is designed to enrich and deepen students' understanding of Korea by placing special emphasis on obtaining a high level of language proficiency in Korean, as well as gaining extensive knowledge of Korean literature, culture, film and linguistics, which are necessary for professional or academic endeavors in areas related to Korea or East Asia.

Language Requirement: Students must demonstrate proficiency in the Korean language at the intermediate level. The language requirement can be satisfied by completing the KOR 201 and KOR 202 sequence, one year of study abroad at the intermediate level, or achieving a satisfactory score on a proficiency exam. Language proficiency evaluations will be conducted by Dr. Chan Young Park cypark@asu.edu.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours, taught by ASU, for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Pass/Fail courses cannot be used toward this concentration.
  • Students wishing to add the concentration must have completed KOR 202 with a grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or higher or demonstrate an equivalent level of proficiency on a placement test.


Required Courses -- 6 credit hours

KOR 313 Third-Year Korean I (G) (3) (Prerequisites: KOR 202)

KOR 314 Third-Year Korean II (G) (3) (Prerequisites: KOR 313)

Electives (Select four courses) -- 12 credit hours

KOR 250 Korean Culture and Society, HU & G (3)

KOR 347 Korean Film and Literature (HU) (3)

KOR 350 Women of Korea (H) (3)

KOR 375 / SLC 375 Intercultural Communication in Korea (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only KOR 375 or KOR 394 (Intercultural Communication in Korea) or SLC 375 or SLC 394 (Intercultural Communication in Korea))

KOR 415 / SLC 415 Korean Popular Culture (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better OR minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only KOR 415 or KOR 494 (Asian Popular Culture) or SLC 415 or SLC 491 (Asian Popular Culture) or SLC 494 (Asian Popular Culture))

KOR 457 / SLC 457 Premodern Korea in a Global Context (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only KOR 457 or SLC 457 or KOR 494 (Pre-modern Korean Literature and Cultural Exchange) or SLC 494 (Pre-modern Korean Literature and Cultural Exchange))

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAKOREMPM

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐6281
silc@asu.edu

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