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, KORE 115.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
KORE 115: Review of Elementary Korean. 3 credits.
This course is designed as a review of elementary Korean for students who have learned or have been previously exposed to Korean-speaking environments. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to KORE 102, KORE 110.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Korean

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. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 102, KORE 110, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Korean
KORE 202: Intermediate Korean II. 3 credits.
Continuation of KORE 201. Online and lab work required. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 201, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Fulfills foreign language requirement., Taught in Korean

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.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 202, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Korean
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 202, appropriate placement score, or permission of department.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in English
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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
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: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in English
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.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 202, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Korean
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.
Recommended Prerequisite: KORE 202, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Korean
KORE 340: Transformation of Language and Culture in North and South Korea. 3 credits.
Develops advanced level North and South Korean reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills and increases culture awareness through authentic Korean visual culture. Distinguishes cross-linguistic and cross-cultural differences of North and South Korean language and culture and develops advanced level Korean linguistic proficiency. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: KORE 202C or 250C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Korean, Title varies by section and/or semester