Major and Minor in Korean Language and Literature

Korean Major Requirements

Prerequisite courses

KOR 1001           Beginning Korean I

KOR 1002           Beginning Korean II

KOR 2003           Intermediate Korean I

KOR 2004           Intermediate Korean II

Required for the major

KOR 3105           Intermediate Korean III

KOR 3106           Intermediate Korean IV

KOR 3111           Korean Literature in Translation I

KOR 3112           Korean Literature in Translation II

KOR 4107           Readings in Modern Korean I

KOR 4108           Readings in Modern Korean II

KOR 4121W or KOR 4122W         Adv. Korean Conversation and Composition

Four courses (12 credits) selected from the following:

KOR 3123           Introduction to Korean Linguistics I

KOR 3124           Introduction to Korean Linguistics II

KOR 3162           Korean Culture Through Film

KOR 3190           Korean Arts and Culture

KOR 4109           Intro to the History of Korean Language

KOR 4190           North Korean Society and Culture

Two courses (at least 6 credits) taken outside the department

 

Korean Minor Requirements

Prerequisite courses

KOR 1001           Beginning Korean I

KOR 1002           Beginning Korean II

KOR 2003           Intermediate Korean I

KOR 2004           Intermediate Korean II

Required for the minor

KOR 3105           Intermediate Korean III

KOR 3106           Intermediate Korean IV

12 additional credits in KOR courses at the 3000-4000 level approved by the department.

The First Korean Major

The new major in Korean started last fall, but the honor of GW’s first Korean major actually belongs to Janelle McDowell (rightmost in the photo below), who created her own Korean major back in 2015. Here is her recent letter to us.

Janelle
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