Korean (KOR)

Courses

KOR 1102. Beginning Korean 2 Activity Lab. Unit: 1

Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 101
Semester Corequisite: KOR 1112 Beginning Korean II or consent of department
Emphasis on conversation and listening practice that corresponds to Beginning Korean 2. Graded Credit/No Credit. Materials fee required.

KOR 1111. Beginning Korean I. Units: 3

Introduction to beginning level Korean, including the basic structures of the written language. Emphasis is on listening, speaking, reading and writing. Formerly KOR 101. Materials fee required.

KOR 1112. Beginning Korean 2. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: 2 years high school language study, placement exam, equivalent college-level course (eg KOR 1111) or consent of department. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 102 or consent of department
Develop listening and active speaking skills with emphasis on reading and writing. Satisfies GE category C2; DI designation; G designation. Materials fee required.

KOR 1114. Conversation in Korean I. Units: 3

Practice of oral Korean with emphasis on familiar surroundings, immediate needs, and basic survival skills. Graded credit/no credit. May be completed up to two times for credit. Formerly offered as KOR 170. Materials fee required.

KOR 2111. Intermediate Korean I. Units: 4

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 1112 and 1102, or consent of department. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 103 or consent of department
Second year course in modern Korean. Develops proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing, with a cultural emphasis. Students learn useful expressions and communication strategies for everyday situations in the language. Formerly KOR 201. Materials fee required.

KOR 2112. Intermediate Korean II. Units: 4

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 2111 or consent of department. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 201 or consent of department
Continuation of second year Korean. Provides students with further conversational and grammatical skills beyond those learned in KOR 2111. Emphasis on communicative skills, speaking, reading, and writing with more complex structures in Korean. Formerly KOR 203. Materials fee required.

KOR 2204. Conversation in Korean. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 1112 or consent of department. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 103
Practice of oral Korean including current topics, panel discussions, debates, and oral presentations. Students will become familiar with day-to-day social and business expressions. Formerly KOR 214.Materials fee required.

KOR 2900. Korean Literature in English. Units: 3

Introduction to Korean literature written in English translation. Students will explore selections of literary texts chosen from various periods with topics concerning Korean language, history, religion, and society. Satisfies GE category C2; DI designation; G designation.Materials fee required.

KOR 3111. Advanced Korean I. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 2112 or consent of department
First course in an advanced-level sequence. Develops students' oral and written Korean language skills, as well as knowledge of Korean culture. Materials fee required. Formerly KOR 301.

KOR 3112. Advanced Korean II. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 3111 or consent of department
Second course in an advanced-level sequence. Develops students' oral and written Korean language skills, as well as knowledge of Korean culture. Materials fee required. Formerly KOR 302.

KOR 3314. Korean Conversation III. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 2202 or consent of instructor. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 203 or consent of instructor
Practice of contemporary spoken Korean through the reading and discussion of current topics. Formerly offered as KOR 314. Materials fee required.

KOR 3370. Studies in Korean. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 1101 or equivalent
Studies in different aspects of Korean culture such as tradition, ritual, art, film, religion, politics, and food. Variable topic course, may be repeated for credit. Materials fee required.

KOR 3950. Korean Language and Society. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 2112 or consent of department. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 203 or equivalent
Study of how language functions in traditional and contemporary Korean society. Analysis of politeness, gender, language attitudes, the mechanics of cross-cultural misunderstandings, and how language incorporates Korean social constructs. Formerly KOR 315. Materials fee required.

KOR 4250. Studies in Korean Culture. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Korean 1101 or equivalent
Studies in different aspects of Korean culture such as tradition, ritual, art, film, religion, politics, and cuisine. Variable topic course, may be repeated for credit. Materials fee required.

KOR 4409. Business Korean. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: KOR 2112 or consent of department. Quarter Prerequisite: KOR 203 or consent of department
Introduction to business vocabulary and grammatical structure of the Korean language and discussion of Korean culture in business settings. Formerly KOR 409. Materials fee required.