Majors in Korean will acquire
in-depth knowledge of the Korean language as well as the literature and culture
of Korea. Majors will be able to demonstrate oral, reading, and written proficiency
in the language and develop critical skills in analyzing and interpreting
literary, historical, and cultural texts. Students will acquire the literary,
cultural, and linguistic competency necessary for continuing on to postgraduate
study or employment requiring such cultural knowledge and/or linguistic skill.
Students will learn the cultural heritage of Korea within the larger context of
East Asia through a wide and coherent curriculum, which includes courses in the
following humanities and social science disciplines: literature, visual
culture, history, religion, language, and linguistics.
The major in Korean requires
36 credits distributed as follows:
Six courses in
Korean language above the 100-level.
Four courses in
Korean literature, history, and/or culture (under subject code 574).
One course chosen
from East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era (098:241) OR East Asian
Civilizations: Modern Era (098:242) OR Global East Asia (098:250).
Capstone Seminar on
East Asian Societies (098:444).