KORA - Korean

KORA101 Elementary Korean I (3 Credits)

Introduction to the Korean language. Primary emphasis on oral skills, but Hangul, the Korean alphabet, will also be introduced.

Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Restriction: Must be a non-Heritage student with no background in Korean.

KORA102 Elementary Korean II (3 Credits)

Continued training in elementary spoken and written Korean.

Prerequisite: KORA101; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.

Restriction: Must be a non-Heritage student; and permission of instructor required for new students.

KORA201 Intermediate Korean I (3 Credits)

An intermediate-level course designed for non-Heritage students. It begins the second year of instruction in the University's two-track Korean Program.

Prerequisite: KORA102; or permission of instructor.

KORA202 Intermediate Korean II (3 Credits)

The second stage of an intermediate-level course designed for non-Heritage students. It continues the second year of instruction in the University's two track Korean Program.

Prerequisite: KORA201; or permission of instructor.

KORA211 Introductory Reading for Speakers of Korean I (3 Credits)

Designed to improve the language skills of students already conversant in Korean; instruction entirely in Korean; introduction in hangul; reading and writing of simple journal entries.

Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Restriction: Must not have completed two or more years of schooling in Korea.

KORA212 Introductory Reading for Speakers of Korean II (3 Credits)

Continuation of KORA211; grammar, style, usage, and vocabulary of written Korean.

Prerequisite: KORA211; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.

Restriction: Must not have completed four or more years of schooling in Korea.

KORA241 History of the Korean Language (3 Credits)

The origins of the Korean language and its development from earliest recorded times to the present. The relationship of Korean to other languages. Taught in English.

KORA269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6 Credits)

Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

Repeatable to: 15 credits if content differs.

KORA311 Korean for Heritage Speakers, Advanced-Low I (3 Credits)

Begins the second year of Heritage-language instruction in the University's two-track Korean Program.

Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score; and KORA212. Or permission of instructor.

Restriction: Not open to students who have completed six or more years of schooling in Korea.

KORA312 Korean for Heritage Speakers, Advanced-Low II (3 Credits)

Concludes the second year of the Heritage-language instruction in the University's two-track Korean Program.

Prerequisite: KORA311; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.

Restriction: Not open to students who have completed eight or more years of schooling in Korea.

KORA345 Korean Language and Linguistics (3 Credits)

An exploration of Korean language and society, in particular the role and nature of the alphabet, Korean sounds, lexical and grammatical structures, and usage in today's South Korea.

Prerequisite: KORA102 or KORA211; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Credit Only Granted for: KORA345 and KORA399A.

KORA369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6 Credits)

Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

Repeatable to: 15 credits if content differs.

KORA398 Special Topics in Korean Studies (3 Credits)

Study of particular aspect of Korean language, literature, and/or culture. Topic and language of instruction to be announced when course is offered.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

KORA499 Independent Study Korean (1-3 Credits)

Independent study under faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.