Bachelor of Arts in Korean
Students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours, including:
I. Required Core Courses (24 credits)
Language Skills Courses
- KOR 301-302 Third-Level Korean (3-3 cr.) (Pre: 202 for 301; 301 for 302)
- KOR 401-402 Fourth-Level Korean (3-3 cr.) (Pre: 302 for 401; 401 for 402)
- EALL 281 Korean Literature in Translation: Traditional (3)
EALL 282 Korean Literature in Translation: Modern (3)
- KOR 451 Structure of Korean (3) (Pre: 302)
- KOR 452 Structure of Korean (3) (Pre: 302)
- KOR 470 Language and Culture of Korea (3) (Pre: 402)
II. Upper-Division Electives (select 9 credits)
- EALL 384 Modern Korean Women Writers and Culture (3) (Pre: 282)
- KOR 307 Readings in Chinese Characters (3) (Pre: 202)
- KOR 308 (pre: KOR 307 or consent)
- KOR 380 (pre: KOR 302 or consent)
- KOR 420 Korean Composition (3) (Pre: 402)
- KOR 425 Selected Readings in Korean (3) (Pre: 402)
- KOR 480 Korean Oral Proficiency Through Film (3) (Pre: 402 or concurrent with 470)
- KOR 493 Introduction to Traditional Korean Literature (3) (Pre: 402)
- KOR 494 Introduction to Modern Korean Literature (3) (Pre: 402)
III. Outside Electives (select 3 credits)*
- Anth 462 East Asian Archaeology (3) (Pre: Anth 210 or consent)
- Art 384 Art of Korea (3) (Pre: Art 180)
- Asan 310 Asian Humanities (3) (Pre: Asan 201, 202, or consent)
- Hist 309-310 East Asian Civilization (3-3) (Pre: Hist 151, 152, or consent)
- Hist 327-328 History of Korea (3-3) (Pre: Hist 151, 152, or consent)
- Music 478E Musical Cultures (3) (Pre: junior standing or consent)
- Sociology 358 People and Institutions of Korea
*Other courses may be used to satisfy this requirement with approval of the Undergraduate Adviser.
- Thirty-six credits must be taken from this list (or approved substitutions as noted above) in order to fulfill the Korean B.A. requirements. Students who test out of required courses (e.g., 301, 302, etc.) must take one additional course from either Section II or Section III for each required course they test out of. These additional courses will be selected upon consultation with the Academic Adviser.
- At least 18 of the 36 required credits must be taken within the University of Hawaii system, or else through a study abroad or exchange program administered by an official University of Hawaii organ (e.g., the Study Abroad Center, the Center for Korean Studies, etc.).
- Prerequisites for all Korean courses must be passed with a "C" or better. They may also be waived with the consent of the instructor.
- All courses must be taken for a letter grade and must be passed with a "C" or better in order to be applicable toward the fulfillment of one's major requirements.
- All Korean majors are required to consult with the Student Adviser (in Moore 378) prior to registering for each semester.