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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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.
- At least 12 credits must be taken from ASU.
- 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 347 Korean Film and Literature (HU) (3)
KOR 350 Women of Korea (H) (3)
KOR/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 401 Advanced Korean I (3) (Prerequisite(s): KOR 314 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KOR 401 or KOR 494 (Korean for Professional Purposes I))
KOR 420 Advanced Korean II (3) (Prerequisite(s): KOR 401 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KOR 401 or KOR 494 (Korean for Professional Purposes II))
KOR/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/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))
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