Korean Courses

Elementary Korean

KOR 1001

An introduction to the Korean language and culture with a survey of basic Korean grammar and the development of four linguistic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Korean

KOR 1001 UA - Online

Synchronous online course with Elementary Korean I

KOR 1002

The second part of the introduction to the Korean language and culture, with greater focus on essential grammar structures and daily life expressions

KOR 1002 UA - Online

Synchronous online course with Elementary Korean II


Intermediate Korean

KOR 2001

More extensive review of expressions, grammatical concepts, and vocabulary build-up, with a focus on oral and aural proficiency

KOR 2001 HRT

Intermediate Korean I coursework for Korean heritage students (e.g., Korean-American) with additional attention to written communication skills

KOR 2001 UA - Online

Synchronous online course with Intermediate Korean I

KOR 2002

The second part of Intermediate Korean with more sophisticated conversations on various topics beyond daily living

KOR 2002 HRT

Intermediate Korean II coursework for Korean Heritage students (e.g., Korean-American) with additional attention to written communication skills

KOR 2002 UA - Online

Synchronous online course with Intermediate Korean II

KOR 2691: Intensive Intermediate Korean I (LBAT)

Intermediate Korean I course during the summer LBAT study-abroad period within an immersed-language environment in Korea

KOR 2692: Intensive Intermediate Korean II (LBAT)

Intermediate Korean II course during the summer LBAT study-abroad period within an immersed-language environment in Korea


Advanced Korean

KOR 3001

Further development of students’ effective communication skills, building up their advanced and elaborate idiomatic expression and vocabulary, and expansion of cultural proficiency through discussing current issues in Korean societies

KOR 3001 HRT

Advanced Korean I coursework for Korean heritage students (e.g., Korean-American) with additional and special attention to composition competence as well as accuracy

KOR 3002

The second part of advanced Korean with a focus on students’ critical linguistic and cultural awareness, including Korean social issues and values and more abstract topics

KOR 3002 HRT

Advanced Korean II coursework for Korean heritage students (e.g., Korean-American) with additional and special attention to composition competence as well as accuracy

KOR 3100: Korean Conversation and Culture

Development of communicative ability and cross-cultural awareness through overview of cultural issues in Korean society.

KOR 3410: Korea Old and New

Enhances the appreciation of Korea by comparing aspects of the past and the present with politics, music (K-Pop), family, popular culture, and war. Taught in English.

KOR 3691: Business Korean

Development of spoken and written job-related communication skills and cultural expectation in Korean business situations

KOR 3692: Current Issues and Technology in Korea

An overview of the terminology and expressions related to science and technology, with discussion regarding the current issues in Korea

KOR 3693: Exploring Modern Korea

An exploration of tourist attractions and traditional sites in Korea with discussion about oriental philosophies, folk stories, and legends

 


More Advanced Korean

KOR 4001: Contemporary Korean

A review of writing conventions, orthography, and stylistics in contemporary Korean to help students hone composition and rhetoric competence. Taught in Korean.

KOR 4002: Selected Reading of Modern Korean

A survey of literary texts in various genres, including classic and modern Korean literature, to help students cultivate critical reading proficiency. Taught in Korean.

KOR 4060: Media and Public Culture

Development of cultural awareness and analytical thinking in the context of Korean pop media, such as newspapers, films, drama, TV shows, music, radio, advertisements, and documentaries. Taught in Korean.

KOR 4150: Korean Service-Learning in the Korean Community

Helps students improve their practical skills of Korean through their short-term volunteer “Service” in the Korean business and/or communities in the Metro-Atlanta area. 

KOR 4500: Intercultural Seminar

Integrates cross-cultural research and reflection into discussion of current issues in Korea. Taught in Korean.

KOR 4695: Korean Internship

Professional experience with a business or organization in which students enhance their language skills and cultural knowledge in Korea in relation to the practical goals and objectives of the entity.