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Korea-Related Courses at UH Mānoa

Korea-related courses in the current University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa catalog are listed below. For the latest on-line version of the university catalog, see http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu. Not all courses are offered in every semester. Consult the appropriate course schedule to determine which courses are offered in a particular semester (see available classes).

Anthropology

ANTH 462 East Asian Archaeology (3) Prehistory and protohistory of China, Japan, and Korea from earliest human occupation to historic times. Geographical emphasis may vary between China and Japan/Korea. Pre: junior standing or consent. DH

Apparel Product Design and Merchandising

APDM 416 Costumes/Cultures of East Asia (3) Development of traditional dress as visual manifestation of culture. Ethnic and national dress of China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Okinawa, Tibet, and Vietnam. Pre: 200, two FG courses; or consent.

Art and Art History

ART 384 Art of Korea (3) Ceramics, sculpture, painting, and architecture; neolithic through Yi periods. Pre: 175 or 176, or consent. DH

ART 780 Early Japanese and Korean Art (3) Emphasis on Buddhist art, 6th to 14th century; early secular painting. Lecture and seminar. Pre: consent.

ART 781 Later Japanese and Korean Art (3) Emphasis on secular art, 14th century to modern period. Lecture and seminar. Pre: consent.

Asian Studies

ASAN 320 (Alpha) Asian Nation Studies (3) Multidisciplinary examination of major Asian countries; cultural, social, economic, and political lives of their peoples. (C) China; (I) South Asia; (J) Japan; (K) Korea; (P) Philippines; (S) Southeast Asia; (Z) Other. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent. Repeatable three times in different alphas. DS

ASAN 393 (Alpha) Field Study in Asia (3) Students may submit proposals to have academic course work, field research, or work experience in Asia. See specific center for guidelines and procedures. (C) China; (I) South Asia; (J) Japan; (K) Korea; (P) Philippines; (S) Southeast Asia; (Z) Other. Repeatable one time.

ASAN 470 Sustainable Development in East Asia (3) Interdisciplinary investigation of development in East Asia as an urgent issue. Focus on economic, environmental and cultural aspects. Includes China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Thailand/Indonesia. A-F only. Pre: 201 or 312, or consent. (Cross-listed as FIN 470)

ASAN 491 (Alpha) Topics in Asian Studies (3) Selected topics in Asian studies. (B) Buddhist studies; (C) China; (G) Asia; (I) South Asia; (J) Japan; (K) Korea; (P) Philippines; (S) Southeast Asia; (Z) Other. Pre: 201 or 202, or consent. Repeatable two times. DS

ASAN 600 Asian Studies Seminar: Scope and Methods (3) Scope of Asian studies as a field; contributions of major disciplines to study of Asia; resources and methods of research; preparation of research proposal. (C) China; (I) South Asia; (J) Japan; (K) Korea; (P) Philippines; (S) Southeast Asia. Pre: graduate standing.

ASAN 625 Comparative Development in East and Southeast Asia (3) Comparative developmental analysis of Asia’s leading economic powers. Considers Japanese political and economic developmental model; discusses problems for continued Asian growth; examines Korea, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and other Asian nations. Pre: 312, 600, or consent.

ASAN 750 (Alpha) Research Seminar in Asian Studies (3) (C) China; (I) South Asia; (J) Japan; (K) Korea; (P) Philippines; (S) Southeast Asia. Pre: 600 or consent.

Dance

DNCE 305 Korean Dance I (1) Performance and techniques at the introductory level. Pre: upper division standing or consent. DA

DNCE 405 Korean Dance II (1) Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Repeatable up to eight credits. Pre: 305 or consent. DA

Literature

EALL 281 Korean Literature in Translation—Traditional (3) Survey of Korean literature from earliest times with emphasis on development and cultural context; all readings in English translation. Students write essays about the readings. DL

EALL 282 Korean Literature in Translation—Modern (3) Survey of 20th-century Korean literature with emphasis on development and cultural context; all readings in English translation. Students write essays about the readings. DL

EALL 360 Literary Traditions of East Asia (3) Selected works of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature in English; relationships and parallels. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. DL

EALL 384 Modern Korean Women Writers and Culture (3) Study of fiction by modern Korean women writers in the changing context of Korean culture. A-F only. Pre: 282 or consent.

EALL 603 (Alpha) Bibliographical and Research Methods (3) Traditional and modern references and other library materials basic to research in all areas of East Asian studies: (C) Chinese; (J) Japanese; (K) Korean. Pre: CHN 402 for (C); JPN 407 (alpha) for (J); KOR 402 for (K).

Ethnic Studies

ES 335 Koreans in Hawai‘i (3) Historical and contemporary experiences, causes and patterns of immigration, conditions on plantations, ties to Korea, community development and roles in society. Pre: one social sciences core course. DH

ES 365 Pacific/Asian Women in Hawai‘i (3) Adaptive strategies of Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Samoan, and Southeast Asian women in Hawai‘i; feminist anthropological and historical analysis. Pre: one ANTH, SOC, or WS course. (Cross-listed as WS 360) DS

History

HIST 309 East Asian Civilizations (3) Characteristics of East Asian civilizations as they developed in pre-modern China; variant patterns in Japan and Korea; the modernization process to 1500. DH

HIST 327 History of Korea (3) Survey of political, economic, social, and cultural developments from earliest times to 1400. DH HIST 328 History of Korea (3) Continuation of 327. From 1400 to the present. DH HIST 499 Directed Reading (V) Individual projects in various fields. History majors with consent. Maximum 5 credit hours. (1) American; (2) Pacific; (3) Japanese; (4) European; (5) English; (6) Chinese; (7) Russian; (8) Hawaiian; (9) South Asian; (10) Southeast Asian; (11) Korean.

HIST 667 (Alpha) Seminar in Korean History (3) Reading major interpretive works, and research in selected topics. (B) reading; (C) research. Pre: 327 and 328. HIST 699 Directed Research (V) Individual research topics. (1) American; (2) Pacific; (3) Japanese; (4) European; (5) English; (6) Chinese; (7) Russian; (8) Hawaiian; (9) South Asian; (10) Southeast Asian; (11) Korean. Restricted to plan A (thesis) students. Maximum 2 credit hours. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

HIST 702 Institutional History of Korea (3) Major political, economic, and social institutions. Repeatable one time. Pre: 327 and 328. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 711 Korean Historical Sources (3) Reading in Korean or classical Chinese of various forms of historical literature, literary sources, reference materials; reading knowledge of Korean or classical Chinese required. Repeatable one time. (Cross-listed as KOR 711) (Alt. years: fall)

Korean

KOR 101 Elementary Korean (4) Listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: consent. HSL

KOR 102 Elementary Korean (4) Continuation of 101. Pre: 101 or consent. HSL

KOR 111 Elementary Conversational Korean I (3) Development of basic skills (listening, speaking and grammar) of spoken Korean, with application to some familiar everyday topics. Pre: consent. HSL

KOR 112 Elementary Conversational Korean II (3) Continuation of 111. Pre: 101 or 111, or consent. HSL

KOR 201 Intermediate Korean (4) Continuation of 101 and 102. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: 102 or placement test; or consent. NI HSL

KOR 202 Intermediate Korean (4) Continuation of 201. Pre: 201 or placement test; or consent. NI HSL

KOR 211 Intermediate Conversational Korean I (3) Further development of listening and speaking skills. The student is expected to be able to comprehend and produce speech at the paragraph level. Pre: 102 or 112, or consent. NI HSL

KOR 212 Intermediate Conversational Korean II (3) Continuation of 211. Pre: 201 or 211, or consent. NI HSL

KOR 301 Third-Level Korean (3) Continuation of 201 and 202. Major emphasis on comprehension of modern written Korean. Chinese characters. Pre: 202 or consent. KOR 302 Third-Level Korean (3) Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 or consent.

KOR 307 Readings in Chinese Characters I (3) Training intermediate and advanced learners of Korean to master the reading, writing and usage of some 250 basic Chinese characters as they are used in a wide variety of Korean reading texts. Pre: 202, or departmental approval.

KOR 308 Readings in Chinese Characters II (3) Continuation of 307, covering an additional 250 basic Chinese characters. Pre: 307 or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 332 Advanced Korean Reading and Writing (3) Web-based training in Korean reading and writing to develop skills at the advanced level. Course activities combine independent work with communicative activities on the website. Repeatable one time. Pre 301 (or concurrent) or consent.

KOR 380 Korean Proficiency Through TV Drama (3) Students who try to elevate proficiency level to Advanced by challenging themselves to understand culturally and situationally-rich text, i.e., Korean drama. Increasing Korean proficiency within context is the main objective of the course. Pre: 302 or consent. (Once a year) KOR 399 Directed Third-Level Reading (V) For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. Offered if staff available. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

KOR 401 Fourth-Level Korean (3) Continuation of 302. Pre: 302 or consent.

KOR 402 Fourth-Level Korean (3) Continuation of 401. Pre: 401 or consent.

KOR 420 Korean Composition (3) Training in modern structural and stylistic techniques; writing on designated themes. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 451 Structure of Korean (3) Introduction to phonology, morphology, and history. Pre: 302 or consent. KOR 452 Structure of Korean (3) Introduction to syntax and semantics. Pre: 302 or consent.

KOR 463 Introduction to Traditional Korean Literature (3) Critical readings from earliest times and presentations that emphasize genre, style, and context. Pre: 402 or consent. DL

KOR 464 Introduction to Modern Korean Literature (3) Critical readings of 20th-century materials and presentations that emphasize context and the development of style. Pre: 402 or consent. DL

KOR 470 Language and Culture of Korea (3) Relation of Korean language to literature, history, philosophy, social structure, values, and interpersonal relationships; social and regional varieties. Pre: 402 or consent. DL

KOR 480 Korean Oral Proficiency Through Film (3) Designed to increase proficiency level from advanced to superior and to deepen cultural awareness. Pre: 402 or concurrent with 470, or consent.

KOR 481 Selected Readings in Korean (3) Selected readings in various disciplines. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 485 (Alpha) Korean for Career Professionals (V) Combined lecture-conference course on functional command of various discourse-level features in Korean in domain of (B) economics; (C) political science; (D) computer science; (E) engineering; (F) travel industry management; (G) business; (H) law; (I) medicine; (J) nursing and public health, and (K) others. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 or diagnostic assessment procedures or consent.

KOR 486 (Alpha) Korean for Academic Purposes (V) Content course taught in Korean by professional school Korean faculty and flagship instructor in domain of (B) economics; (C) political science; (D) computer science; (E) engineering; (F) travel industry management; (G) business; (H) law; (I) medicine; (J) nursing and public health, and (K) others. Repeatable one time. Pre: 485 or diagnostic assessment procedures or consent.

KOR 495 Internship Program (V) Supervised internship with Korean professional hosts on O‘ahu. Students will also attend an on-campus preparatory and follow-up language class. A-F only. Pre: 486, diagnostic assessment procedures; or consent. KOR 496 Korean Abroad (V) Supervised internship with Korean professional hosts in Korea. Students also undergo a one-week training module designed to prepare them to maximize the benefits of the overseas internship. Repeatable up to 9 credits. A-F only. Pre: 495, diagnostic assessment procedures; or consent.

KOR 499 Directed Fourth-Level Reading (V) For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. Primarily for graduate students from other departments. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent of department chair.

KOR 613 (Alpha) Korean Verse (3) Intensive and analytical reading of selected works of Korean lyric and didactic verse (e.g., hyangga, changga, hanshi, sijo, kasa, free form): (M) modern; (T) traditional. Pre: 464 for (M), 463 for (T), or consent.

KOR 614 (Alpha) Korean Narrative (3) Intensive and analytical reading of selected works of Korean narrative (e.g., myth, p’ansori, shaman song, essay, biography, fiction): (M) modern; (T) traditional. Pre: 464 or consent for (M), 463 or consent for (T).

KOR 615 (Alpha) Korean Drama (3) Intensive and analytical reading of selected materials in Korean performing arts (e.g., spectacle, farce play, mask dance, staged narratives, theatrical drama): (M) modern; (T) traditional. Pre: 464 or consent for (M), 463 or consent for (T).

KOR 631 History and Dialects of Korean Language (3) Survey of various hypotheses on the genetic relationship of Korean; evolution of Korean from the 15th century to the present; Korean dialects. Pre: 451 and 452, or consent.

KOR 632 Korean Phonology and Morphology (3) Review of Korean vocalic and consonantal phonology. Phonological and morphological analysis of Korean derivation and inflection. Pre: 451 and 452, or consent.

KOR 633 Korean Syntax and Semantics (3) Review of theoretical problems in Korean syntax and semantics; different approaches; and contributions of Korean linguistic study to syntactic and semantic theory. Pre: 452 or consent.

KOR 634 Korean Sociolinguistics (3) Variations in form and use depending on sociocultural factors. Role of language in politics, mass media, group identity, bilingualism, and intercultural communication. Pre: 402, 470; or consent.

KOR 635 Pedagogy of Teaching Korean as a Second Language (3) Identification and analysis of major problems in Korean language learning, teaching, testing, and materials development by examining theoretical issues and conducting classroom research; practical techniques of teaching and testing skills in listening, reading, speaking, writing and culture. Pre: 451 and 452; or consent.

KOR 640 Literary Translation of Korean (3) The art and craft of translating traditional and modern Korean literary works into English. Repeatable four times. Pre: 463 and 464, or consent.

KOR 645 Research in Korean Language Acquisition (3) Integrating the conceptual aspects of statistics and scientific analysis of human language behavior into the study of Korean as a foreign language. Pre: 635 or consent. (Alt. years)

KOR 652 Major Authors in Modern Korean Literature (3) Advanced study of major Korean fiction writers from the 1910s to the present with emphasis on critical reading of their lives and writings to arrive at informed appraisal of their contribution to modern Korean literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 464 or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 655 Practicum: Teaching Korean as a Second Language (3) Designed for graduate students pursuing Korean language teaching, while developing practical teaching skills through class observation, action research and discussion under supervision. Pre: 635 or consent. (Alt. years)

KOR 664 Topics and Issues in Modern Korean Literature (3) Intensive study of selected topics and issues in modern/contemporary Korean fiction, focusing on texts that problematize critical socio-cultural issues in the evolving contexts of modern Korean intellectual history. Repeatable one time. Pre: 464 or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 699 Directed Research (V) CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

KOR 711 Korean Historical Sources (3) Systematic reading in Korean or classical Chinese of various forms of historical literature, literary sources, reference materials; use of reference materials. Repeatable one time. Pre: reading knowledge of Korean or classical Chinese. (Cross-listed as HIST 711)

KOR 720 Research Seminar in Korean Literature (3) Advanced study of an author, school, period, genre, or problem leading to a research paper. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent. KOR 730 Research Seminar in Korean Language (3) Advanced study in history and dialects, phonology and morphology, syntax and semantics, sociolinguistics, or pedagogy, leading to a research paper. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

Law

LAW 575 (Alpha) Topics in International Legal Studies (V) Selected topics presented by faculty members or visiting scholars, focusing upon subjects in the Pacific and Asian area. (C) China; (J) Japan; (K) Korea; (P) Pacific; (S) Southeast Asia.

Management

MGT 460 Asia Pacific Business Systems (3) Business systems in Asia Pacific countries including Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong in terms of particular organization strategies and how they relate to the industrial trade policies. Pre: BBA core excluding BUS 345, or consent.

MGT 670 (Alpha) International Management and Industrial Relations (3) Selected topics in international management and industrial relations: (B) Chinese management systems; (C) Japanese management systems; (D) management of multinational corporations; (E) Asian/Pacific entrepreneurship; (F) contemporary issues in international business foreign direct investment; (G) cross-cultural communication in international business; (H) interactive strategies in Asian culture; (I) international human resource management; (J) international joint ventures; (K) international management of technology; (M) Korean management systems; (N) multinational corporation and environmental issues; (O) strategy of the multinational corporation; (P) international transfer of technology. Repeatable four times. Pre: consent.

Music

MUS 311 (Alpha) Ethnic Music Ensembles I (1) Performance of literature for groups of various sizes and kinds at introductory level (B) Hawaiian; (C) Japanese; (D) Chinese; (E) Korean; (F) Okinawan; (G) Philippine; (H) gamelan; (I) gagaku; (J) Tahitian; (K) Oceanic; (M) other. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: upper division standing or consent. DA

MUS 411 (Alpha) Ethnic Music Ensembles II (1) Performance of literature for ensembles and performing groups of various sizes and kinds, (B) Hawaiian; (C) Japanese; (D) Chinese; (E) Korean; (F) Okinawan; (G) Philippine; (I) Asian. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: 311 in same section or consent. DA

MUS 478 (Alpha) Musical Cultures (3) The study of a musical culture area. (B) Hawai‘i; (C) China; (D) Japan; (E) Korea; (F) Indonesia; (G) Philippines; (H) India; (I) Polynesia; (P) Africa; (Q) other. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: junior standing or consent.

Political Science

POLS 685 (Alpha) Topics in Asian and/or Pacific Politics (3) (C) Korean politics. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

Religion

REL 308 Zen (Ch’an) Buddhist Masters (3) Study of lives, teachings, practices of Zen masters in China, Japan, Korea, and the West. Pre: one of 150, 203, 204, 207; or consent. DH

Sociology

SOC 358 Sociology of Korea (3) Social institutions, family, education, religion, cultural values, social classes, economic development, social movements, gender relations, North-South relations, and unification issues. A-F only. Pre: 100 or any 200-level SOC course or junior standing, or consent. DS

Translation and Interpretation

TI 411 (Alpha) Technical Translation (English) (3) Language specific course. Basic techniques and procedures used in bilingual translation of nonfiction texts. Emphasis on the stylistic, syntactic, cultural, lexical, and terminological problems. Translation into English only. (G) general skills; (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: senior or graduate standing and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite: 401, 413 and 421.

TI 412 (Alpha) Technical Translation (English) (3) Translation of nonfiction texts into English. Forms and formats. Emphasis on editing target version and producing camera-ready copy. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: 411, senior or graduate standing, and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite: 402, 414, and 452.

TI 413 (Alpha) Translation Skills (Second Language) (3) Language specific course. Basic techniques and procedures used in bilingual translation of nonfiction texts. Emphasis on the stylistic, syntactic, cultural, lexical, and terminological problems. Translation from English into student’s working languages. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: senior or graduate standing, and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite: 401, 411, 421.

TI 414 (Alpha) Technical Translation (into Second Language) (3) Translation of nonfiction texts into English. Forms and formats. Emphasis on editing target version and producing camera-ready copy. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: 413, senior or graduate standing, and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite: 402, 412, 422, 452.

TI 432 (Alpha) Consecutive Interpretation (3) Extensive note-taking and note-reading in a bilingual context. Focuses on the translation of numbers, acronyms, initials, and economic and financial information. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: 431, senior or graduate standing, and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite: 402, 422, and 452.

TI 442 (Alpha) Simultaneous Interpretation (3) Simultaneous interpretation of speeches. Focus on the study of formulaic and frozen language characteristically used in international meetings. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: 441, senior or graduate standing, and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite: 402, 432, and 452.

TI 452 (Alpha) Sight Translation (3) Basic course. Focus on the ability to translate orally information from a written text. Emphasis on improving linguistic (discourse analysis) and communicative (public speaking) skills. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) other. Repeatable one time. Pre: 451, senior or graduate standing, and pass CITS screening exam. Co-requisite for translation students: 402, 412, 414, and 422. Co-requisite for interpretation students: 402, 432, and 442.

TI 499 Directed Reading/Studies (V) Basic course. Focus on the ability to orally translate information from a written text. Emphasis on improving linguistic (discourse analysis) and communicative (public speaking) skills. (J) Japanese; (K) Korean; (M) Mandarin; (S) Spanish; (O) Other. Repeatable one time.

Women's Studies

WS 360 Pacific/Asian Women in Hawai‘i (3) Adaptive strategies of Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Samoan, and Southeast Asian women in Hawai‘i; feminist anthropological and historical analysis. Pre: any ANTH, SOC, or WS course. (Cross-listed as ES 365) DS