Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Korean Minor
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The Korean minor equips students with linguistic proficiency in the Korean language and cultural literacy about Korea and its place in the world. Students gain global cultural understanding, develop communication skills, and think analytically. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad programs, internships, student-centered organizations, and experiential learning opportunities through which they can practice the language and deepen their cultural understanding.

Placement Testing

2018 Fall Placement Test: Wednesday, August 29 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Wells Hall B-342

Requirements (17 credits)

1. All of the following courses (11 credits)
KOR 201 Second-Year Korean I (4 cr.)
KOR 202 Second-Year Korean II (4 cr.)
KOR 301 Third-Year Korean I (3 cr.)

2. Two of the following courses (6 credits)
KOR 291 Special Topics in Asian Languages (3 cr.)
KOR 302 Third-Year Korean II (3 cr.) 
KOR 401 Fourth-Year Korean I (3 cr.)
KOR 402 Fourth-Year Korean II (3 cr.) 

Other courses that contain a substantive amount of Korean or Korea-related content may be used for this requirement with approval of the Korean minor advisor.

For more information about the Korean Minor, please contact our undergraduate advisor.