KOR: Korean

KOR 501: Advanced Korean I

An advanced course designed for students who wish to enhance reading comprehension and writing ability in Korean. Reading materials are selected from modern Korean literature, journals, and newspapers. Students are trained in samples of various writing styles. Emphasis is also placed on the idiomatic usage of Korean language and the relation of Korean to Chinese characters.

3 credits, Letter graded (A, A-, B+, etc.)

KOR 502: Advanced Korean II

Advanced Korean II is designed for students who have completed at least two years of Korean instruction at the undergraduate level or who already possess a sufficiently high level of fluency. Classes are conducted in Korean. Reading materials, including excerpts from modern Korean literary works, journals, magazine and newspapers, will be explored and discussed. Other topics such as ancient Korean literature will also be discussed. Through this course students are expected to enhance their ability to grasp the important of literary and academic texts by learning to identify essential points and lines of argument as well as enhance their vocabulary, particularly Sino-Korean terms, and knowledge of idiomatic usage of Chinese-Korean graph dictionaries, including a knowledge of the basic student of graphs and of the most common component radicals, in their original and abbreviated forms. Students will also learn to research in Korean for their term paper

3 credits, Letter graded (A, A-, B+, etc.)

KOR 526: Structure of Korean

This course is an introduction to phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicon, and writing systems of the Korean language as well as the use and functions of the language in relation to the social structures of Korea at large. The goal of this course is to analyze Korean in ways that might be of most use to a KFL (Korean as a foreign language) teacher and KFL student.

3 credits, Letter graded (A, A-, B+, etc.)