Korean

First-Semester Korean

CAS LK 111 (4 credits)

Elementary grammar, conversation, reading, writing.

Second-Semester Korean

CAS LK 112 (4 credits)

Continues the text from LK 111; grammar, conversation, reading, writing.

First Year Korean for Heritage Speakers

CAS LK 116 (4 credits)

Designed for students who can understand spoken Korean but who have little or no practice in reading or writing. Comprehensive coverage of first year Korean grammar, reading, writing, and speaking.

Third-Semester Korean

CAS LK 211 (4 credits)

Development of communicative skills acquired in the first year. Readings in Korean. Writing exercises involving more complex grammatical patterns.

Fourth-Semester Korean

CAS LK 212 (4 credits)

Further review of the structures of Korean. Practice in conversation involving specialized topics. Advanced readings from Korean culture. Frequent compositions. Satisfactory completion of LK 212 fulfills the CAS language requirement.

Second-Year Korean for Heritage Speakers

CAS LK 216 (4 credits)

Continues from CAS LK 116. Designed for students who are fluent in spoken Korean but have only basic practice in reading or writing. Comprehensive coverage of second-year Korean grammar, reading, writing, and speaking. Successful completion of CAS LK 216 fulfills the CAS foreign language requirement.

Introduction to Korean Literature (in English translation)

CAS LK 250 (4 credits)

What is Korean literature? How has it evolved through interaction with Chinese, Japanese, European and American literatures and cultures? What roles have regional and global changes played in shaping Korean imaginative writing? No prerequisites; readings and discussion in English. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

Gateway to Asian Cultures

CAS LK 260 (4 credits)

Panoramic introduction to the cultures of East and South Asia in comparative perspective (China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, India). Examines shared foundations, transformative inflection points, sites, peoples, and ideologies over the past two millennia through primary texts and media. Also offered as CAS LC 260, CAS LJ 260, CAS LN 260, and CAS XL 260.

Fifth-Semester Korean

CAS LK 311 (4 credits)

Readings in modern literary writings and journalism. Essays and discussions on issues in politics, society, and culture. Vocabulary building, advanced grammar, and enhancement of speaking ability.

Sixth-Semester Korean

CAS LK 312 (4 credits)

Continues CAS LK 311. Readings in modern literary writings and journalism. Essays and discussions on issues in politics, society, and culture. Vocabulary building, advanced grammar, and enhancement of speaking ability.

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