Requirements for the Minor in Korean Studies (KOR)

Completion of the minor requires 18 credits. Only one course graded with the S/U credit option may be used toward the minor requirements. No more than three language courses may be used towards the minor.

Requirements for the minor:

1. AAS 217-J Introduction to Korean Culture

2. Two elective courses chosen from the following (see the Director of the Minor to petition to have additional courses count towards this requirement):

  • KOR 111 Elementary Korean I
  • KOR 112 Elementary Korean II
  • KOR 211 Intermediate Korean I
  • KOR 212 Intermediate Korean II
  • AAS 240-J Confucianism and Taoism
  • AAS 246-J Korean and Japanese Religions
  • AAS 260-J Buddhism

3. Nine credits of upper-division courses in Korean Studies chosen from the following:

  • AAS 321-G Korean Literature
  • AAS 367-J Meditation and Enlightenment
  • AAS 300-G Intellectual History of East Asia
  • KOR 311 Advanced Korean I
  • KOR 312 Advanced Korean II
  • KOR 331-F Social Sciences Topics in Korean Studies
  • KOR 332-G Humanities Topics in Korean Studies
  • KOR 351 Studies in Korean Literature
  • KOR 411 Advanced Korean III
  • KOR 412 Advanced Korean IV
  • AAS 346 Philosophy of Education in Korea and Japan
  • AAS 400 Seminar in Korean Studies

Note: Up to six credits taken in Korean Studies-related courses from other institutions and other programs may count for Korean courses with approval of the Director of the Program in Korean Studies