Korean Major

Requirements: 10 Courses

Of the 10 courses, 8 must be at the 200 level or above. These courses should be distributed as follows:

Korean Language Courses: 3 to 6 Courses

  • All must be above the elementary level
  • 2 of these must be at the 300 level or above

Korean Literature/Culture Courses: 3 to 6 Courses

  • All must be at the 100 level or above
  • 2 of these must have an AMES course number

Literature/Culture Courses outside of Korean Concentration: 1 to 2 Courses

  • Must be at the 100 level or above
  • Must have AMES course number

Example Course Plan for Students Taking Intermediate-level Korean:

Language Courses
KOREAN 203—Intermediate Korean I
KOREAN 204—Intermediate Korean II
KOREAN 305—Advanced Korean I
KOREAN 306S—Advanced Korean II

Literature and Culture Courses
AMES 378S—Korean Sociolinguistics
AMES 272S—Korean Literature in Translation: Local and Global Connections
AMES 209—Critical Inter-Asia: Rethinking Local and Global Connections
AMES 410S—Trauma and Space in Asia
AMES 376S—Modern Korean Buddhism in the Global Context
AMES 473—Trauma and Passion in Korean Culture
AMES 471—World of Korean Cinema
AMES 490S—Religion and Culture in Korea
ENGLISH 275S—Asian American Literature

Literature and Culture Courses Outside of Concentration
AMES 308S—Bilingualism
AMES 365S—The World of Japanese Pop Culture