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KORE 1001 Elementary Korean I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Development of basic communication skills in modern spoken Korean. Introduction to the system of writing, the reading of simple texts, and basic grammatical structures. Introduction to Korean culture. Not open to native speakers of Korean.

KORE 1002 Elementary Korean II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 1001 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 1002
Description

Development of basic communication skills in modern spoken Korean. Introduction to the system of writing, the reading of simple texts, and basic grammatical structures. Introduction to Korean culture. Not open to native speakers of Korean.

KORE 2001 Intermediate Korean I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 1002 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 2001
Description

Continuing development of communicative skills in Korean. Further work with the writing system; reading of simple texts; and intermediate grammatical structures. Korean culture presented.

KORE 2002 Intermediate Korean II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 2001 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 2002
Description

Continuing development of communicative skills in Korean. Further work with the writing system; reading of simple texts; and intermediate grammatical structures. Korean culture presented.

KORE 3001 Advanced Korean I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 2002 with a grade of C or higher, or permission from Korean program coordinator
Description

This course is designed to enable learners to achieve advanced levels of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills in Korean. Global Scholars course.

KORE 3002 Advanced Korean II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 3001 with a grade of C or higher, or permission from the Korean program coordinator
Description

As a continuation of KORE 3001, this course enables learners to achieve the advanced level of speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar skills in Korean. In particular, this course places an emphasis on developing reading and writing skills. Global Scholars course.

KORE 3011 Korean Proficiency Through Korean Television Drama
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 3001 with a C or higher or permission of instructor
Description

This hybrid online course is designed for those students who are trying to elevate their Korean language proficiency level to low advanced by challenging themselves to understand Korean TV drama. Through the contextually rich texts of the drama, and through frequent discussion and feedback sessions, this course will also offer an opportunity to increase students’ awareness about Korean culture as a crucial element in advancing their proficiency. Global Scholars course.

KORE 3012 Korean Fluency Development through Speaking and Listening Practices
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 2002 with C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This intensive course aims to develop speaking and listening skills. The course provides oral fluency opportunities, especially for students not practicing enough pronunciation/speaking/listening in preexisting courses.

KORE 3022 Korean Language and Culture Through Korean Pop Music
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 2002 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This course develops Korean language and cultural proficiency through learning and practicing contemporary Korean popular songs. Through understanding the cultural and societal backgrounds of these popular songs and Korean pop culture in general, students can have broad and deeper knowledge of Korean language and pop culture.

KORE 4003 Reading and Writing in Korean
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KORE 3002 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This intensive course develops advanced Korean writing and reading skills. Through reading, analyzing, and reflecting on various materials on current issues in Korea, students will strengthen reading and writing skills as well as deepen their understanding of Korean society.

KORE 4011 Korean for Professional Purposes
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Korean 3002 with a C or higher or permission of instructor
Description

This course is designed to develop and consolidate students’ advanced level Korean proficiently by discussing a variety of topics related to Korean business world including marketing and business administration, and international trade. This class also aims to improve Korean language in various business situations. To achieve this goal, this course emphasizes 1) a repertoire of business terminology 2) formal language use and 3) business culture and etiquette. Global Scholars course.

KORE 4300 Korean Language, Culture and Society
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces the critical role of language in Korean culture and society. It provides an overview of Korean language, culture, and society and their interrelatedness from evolutionary and dynamic perspectives. There is no prerequisite. Familiarity with Korean or the basics of linguistics will be helpful but not required. Course is taught in English. Global Scholars course.

KORE 4995 Directed Readings B.I.S.-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0 - 4.0
Description

Directed Readings designed for Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies students. This course may satisfy the junior and/or senior-level Critical Thinking Through Writing requirements. Global Scholars course.