100 Level Courses

KORE 110: Elementary Korean. 6 credits.
Introduces elements of grammar, vocabulary, oral skills, listening comprehension, and reading. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to KORE 101, KORE 102.
Schedule Type: Lecture

200 Level Courses

KORE 201: Intermediate Korean I. 3 credits.
Continuation of basic Korean listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Online and lab work required. Notes: Students may not receive credit for KORE 201 and KORE 210. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to KORE 210.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 102, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 202: Intermediate Korean II. 3 credits.
Continuation of KORE 201. Online and lab work required. Notes: Students may not receive credit for KORE 202 and KORE 210. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to KORE 210.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 201, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 210: Intermediate Korean. 3 credits.
Continuation of the development of basic components of the language, with focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Introduces students to the cultures and histories of Korean-speaking regions. Notes: Students may not receive credit for KORE 210 and KORE 201 or 202. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to KORE 201, KORE 202.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 110 or appropriate placement score.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 250: Gateway to Advanced Korean. 3 credits.
Develops advanced-intermediate level reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills through a comparative analysis of Korean cultural products and practices and a critical analysis of the influence of globalization and East Asian regional dynamics. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 210; appropriate placement score; or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

300 Level Courses

KORE 305: Business Korean. 3 credits.
Develops intermediate- to high- level Korean reading, writing, listening and speaking skills while increasing culture awareness in Korean business settings through authentic materials and hands-on projects with people in the Korean business community. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Taught in Korean
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 250; appropriate placement score; or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 310: Classical Korean Literature. 3 credits.
Develops students' advanced-intermediate Korean language skills and cultural awareness through an extensive overview of classical Korean literature. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 250; appropriate placement score; or permission of department.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 311: Modern Korean Literature in Translation. 3 credits.
Explores twentieth and twenty-first century Korean literary works through the critical and comparative analysis of Korean cultural products, practices and perspectives of the past and the present. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Literature
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGH 101; appropriate placement score; or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 320: Korean Popular Culture in a Global World. 3 credits.
Develops students' critical understanding of transnational and global perspectives of culture flow using various cultural products and art forms of Korea. Provides students with the understanding of the histories and social contexts of Korean popular culture. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Specialized Designation: Taught in English, Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 321: Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture. 3 credits.
Develops Intermediate-high level Korean reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills while increasing understanding of Korean culture through authentic Korean visual culture such as films, TV dramas, commercials, and music videos. Students who complete the course will gain an understanding of local and global Korean visual culture as well as acquire upper level Korean linguistic proficiency. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Specialized Designation: Taught in Korean
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 250, placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
KORE 330: Advanced Korean Language and Culture. 3 credits.
Develops advanced level Korean language skills and cultural awareness in interpersonal, interpretive and presentational modes of communication. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Taught in Korean
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 250; Appropriate Placement Score; or Permission of Instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture