Minor in Korean Studies

Catalog Year: 2021-2022

The minor in Korean studies focuses on the acquisition of Korean linguistic and cultural knowledge from various languages and interdisciplinary courses.

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

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Core Courses

Select four courses in Korean from the following: 12
Advanced Korean Language and Culture
Business Korean
Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture
Special Topics in Advanced Korean Reading
Special Topics in Advanced Korean Speaking
Transformation of Language and Culture in North and South Korea
Advanced Korean Writing
Special Topics in Korean Linguistics
Special Topics in Translation of Korean
Korean Cultural Studies
Internship in Korean Studies
Total Credits 12


Select two courses from the following: 6
Korean Culture and Society
Traditional Korean Literature in Translation
Modern Korean Literature in Translation (Mason Core)
Korean Popular Culture in a Global World
Major North and South Korean Writers
Introduction to Korean Linguistics
Survey of Asian Art (Mason Core)
GOVT 333
Government and Politics of Asia
GOVT 433
Political Economy of East Asia
Survey of East Asian History (Mason Core)
Survey of East Asian History (Mason Core)
Religions of Asia (Mason Core)
Buddhism (Mason Core)
Korean Philosophy and Religions