Learn Korean language, culture, society, literature, and linguistics from historical and contemporary perspectives. Our classes encourage active participation and communication in a friendly and supportive environment. The Korean minor combines language courses with culture, literature, and linguistics courses. Korean is one of several minors taught within the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures.
Minor in Korean
The Korean minor requires a minimum of six upper-division courses (24 graded credits), which must consist of at least three language courses, two courses in literature, linguistics, and/or culture, and a sixth course with a KRN or EALL subject code. At least three of the six courses must be taken in residence on the University of Oregon campus from the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures.
|Korean language—a mimimum of three courses, at third-year level or higher, chosen from the following:
|Third Year Korean
|Culture, literature, film, linguistics—a minimum of two courses chosen from the following:
|Languages and Cultural Formation in Korea
|Introduction to Korean Linguistics
|Korean Popular Culture and Transnationalism
Upper-division language courses must be taken at the University of Oregon or through an Oregon University System program in Korea. Lower-division courses must be passed with grades of C– or better or P; upper-division courses must be passed with grades of C– or better.