Korean

 

Spoken by over 75 million people in the world, Korean studies open the door to numerous opportunities. Korea is a multi-faceted country, home to up and coming pop-culture, established technology brands, and a rich history with palaces and temples across the country. By studying Korean, students gain global cultural understanding, develop communication skills, and learn to 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.

We offer

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Close Class Interaction and Engagement/Small Classes

Smaller class sizes provide a more personal environment for students to learn and participate on an individual basis with classmates and professors

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Out of Class Opportunities

Set up in affiliation with the Korean department, students can engage in various activities out of class such as Korean Help Hours or the Korean Conversation Table

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Study Abroad

Students can immerse themselves in both language and culture in exchange studies in Seoul

We Offer

Close Class Interaction and Engagement/Small Classes

Out of Class Opportunities

Study Abroad

Smaller class sizes provide a more personal environment for students to learn and participate on an individual basis with classmates and professors

Set up in affiliation with the Korean department, students can engage in various activities out of class such as Korean Help Hours or the Korean Conversation Table

Students can immerse themselves in both language and culture in exchange studies in Seoul

Degree

Korean Minor

The Korean minor equips students with linguistic proficiency in the Korean language and cultural literacy about Korea and its place in the world. The Korean minor requires 17 credits total. It could take from one and a half to three years, depending on academic plans or beginning proficiency.  

For details, click here. 

Study Abroad Program

French Language, Literature and Culture in Tours

1

summer

1

city

9

credits

Tours is located in the beautiful Loire Valley, often called the garden of France – a region of great cultural importance, famous for its historic and architectural heritage and majestic châteaux.

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 in Wells Hall B-342

Minor Requirements (17 credits)

  1. All of the following courses (11 credits)
    1. KOR 201: Second-Year Korean I (4 cr.)
    2. KOR 202: Second-Year Korean II (4 cr.)
    3. KOR 301: Third-Year Korean I (3 cr.)
  2. Two of the following courses (6 credits)
    1. KOR 291: Special Topics in Asian Languages (3 cr.)
    2. KOR 302: Third-Year Korean II (3 cr.) 
    3. KOR 401: Fourth-Year Korean I (3 cr.)
    4. 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.

MSU Korean Student Association

President: Hyunna O’Sullivan
Advisor: Ok-Sook Park
Email: msukoreanstudentassociation@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/msuksa.msu