Study Korea at GW

Korean Language Major

With the addition of four new courses (Advanced Conversation and Composition I and II, Introduction to the History of the Korean Language, and North Korean Society and Culture) all approved, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures is offering the major from Fall of 2019.

Please direct your questions regarding the new Korean major to the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (https://eall.columbian.gwu.edu/) and Professor Miok Pak (pakm@gwu.edu).

 

Korean Language Minor

The Korean Program at GW offers undergraduates a minor in Korean Language and Literature. A full course listing is available on the GW Bulletin.

Requirements for the Minor:

  1. General requirements of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
  2. Prerequisite courses: KOR 1001-2, KOR 2003-4.
  3. Additional required courses: KOR 3105-6, plus 12 additional credit hours of 3000-level or above Korean courses.

Department Approval: After completing the minor application form, students may bring the form to be approved to Rome Hall 469, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (EALL). Typically, the form can be picked up within a week

Profile: Please fill out the Minor Profile Form as soon as you have declared your minor.

Study Abroad Program: Students are encouraged to participate in a study abroad program to further their language skills. GW offers several different undergraduate exchange opportunities in Korea.

Placement Exam: If you are not a beginner, you can take the placement exam here. Additional information regarding the minor, scholarships offered, and departmental faculty can be found here.

Korea-related Courses

Spring 2020

CRN

Course

Course Title

Department

Professor

Day

Time

70204

 

KOR 1002

Beginning Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

TR

9:35 am – 10:50 am

76465

KOR 1002

Beginning Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

TR

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

70205

KOR 2004

Intermediate Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

TR

2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

71466

KOR 3106

Intermediate Korean IV

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yungkyung Kang

MW

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

77527

KOR 3112

Korean Literature in Translation

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Immanuel Kim

TR

5:15 pm -6:30 pm

76067

KOR 3124

Introduction to Korean Linguistics

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

MW

12:45 pm -2:00 pm

71364

KOR 4108

Readings in Modern Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yunkyoung Kang

TR

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

77529

KOR 4190

North Korean Society and Culture

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Immanuel Kim

TR

11:00 am -12:25 pm

78140

HIST 3601

History of North Korea

History

James Person

R

5:10 pm -7:00 pm

77747

HIST 6630

Colloqium Modern Korean History

History

Jisoo M. Kim

T

5:10 pm – 7:00 pm

76122

IAFF 3186

Historical Dispute Korea & East Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs

Jack Davey

TR

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

78978

IAFF 3186

North Korean Society and Culture

Elliott School of International Affairs

Immanuel Kim

T

11:00 am -12:25 pm

78696

IAFF 6318

North Korea Nuclear & Missile Program

Elliott School of International Affairs

Alexandre Mansouro

R

5:10 pm – 7:00 pm

77891

PSC 6374

Korean Politics

Political Science

Celeste Arrington

R

5:10 pm -7:00 pm

Fall 2019

CRN

Course

Course Title

Department

Professor

Day

Time

90217

KOR 1001

Beginning Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

TR

2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

96324

KOR 1001

Beginning Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

TR

9:35 am – 10:50 pm

90218

KOR 2003

Intermediate Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

TR

2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

91542

KOR 3105

Intermediate Korean III

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yunkyung Kang

MW

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

95715

KOR 3111

Korean Literature in Translation

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Immanuel Kim

TR

11:10 am – 12:25 pm

92720

KOR 3123

Introduction to Korean Linguistics

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

MW

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

91450

KOR 3162

Korean Culture through Film

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Immanuel Kim

T

7:10 pm – 10:00 pm

91449

KOR 4107

Readings in Modern Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yunkyoung Kang

TR

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

93294

PSC 2368

Politics in the Two Koreas

Political Science

Celeste Arrington

WF

11:10 am – 12:25 pm

96265

HIST 2630

History of Korea

History

Joongho Kim

TR

11:10 am -12:25 pm

98491

HIST 6630

History of North Korea

History

James Person

M

5:10 pm – 7:00 pm

98512

IAFF 6318

History of North Korea

Elliott School of International Affairs

James Person

M

5:10 pm -7:00 pm

98101

IAFF 8318

Political Economy of Two Korea

Elliott School of International Affairs

Joongho Kim

T

5:10 pm – 7:00 pm

98303

IAFF 6318

Korea-Japan Relations

Elliott School of International Affairs

Jack Davey

W

5:10 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Spring 2019

CRN

Course

Course Title

Department

Professor

Day

Time

40209

KOR 1002

Beginning Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

TR

9:35 am – 10:50 am

47848

KOR 1002

Beginning Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

TR

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

40210

KOR 2004

Intermediate Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yunkyoung Kang

TR

2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

41526

KOR 3106

Intermediate Korean IV

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

MW

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

47335

KOR 3124

Introduction to Korean Linguistics

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

MW

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

45925

KOR 3162

Korean Culture through Film

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Eunice Kim

T

7:10 pm – 10:00 pm

45926

KOR 3190

Korean Arts and Culture

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Jungsil Lee

F

12:45 pm – 3:15 pm

41419

KOR 4108

Readings in Modern Korean II

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yunkyoung Kang

TR

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

46071

HIST 2001

History of North Korea

History

James Person

MW

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

47400

IAFF 3186

Politics of the Past in Korea

Elliott School of International Affairs

Jack Davey

TR

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

48880

IAFF 6318

Politics of the Past in Korea

Elliott School of International Affairs

Jack Davey

TR

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

 

Fall 2018

 

 

CRN

Course Course Title Department Professor Day Time
20220 KOR 1001 Beginning Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok Pak TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
27732 KOR 1001 Beginning Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok Pak TR 9:35 am – 10:50 pm
20221 KOR 2003 Intermediate Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyoung Kang TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
21678 KOR 3105 Intermediate Korean III East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok Pak MW 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
26951 KOR 3111 Korean Literature in Translation East Asian Languages and Literatures TBA TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
23001 KOR 3123 Introduction to Korean Linguistics East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok Pak TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
21579 KOR 3162 Korean Culture through Film East Asian Languages and Literatures Eunice Kim T 7:10 pm – 10:00 pm
21578 KOR 4107 Readings in Modern Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyoung Kang TR 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
27662 HIST 2630 History of Korea History Jisoo Kim TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
23640 PSC 2368 Politics in the Two Koreas Political Science Celeste Arrington WF 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
27121 PSC 6374 Korean Politics Political Science Celeste Arrington W 5:10 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Spring 2018

 

CRN

Course Course Title Department Professor Day Time
83977 KOR 3190 Korean Arts and Culture East Asian Languages and Literature Jung-Sil Lee F 12:45 pm – 3:15 pm
30217 KOR1002 Beginning Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 9:35 pm – 10:50 pm
30218 KOR2004 Intermediate Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
31598 KOR3106 Intermediate Korean IV East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang MW 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
31487 KOR4108 Readings in Modern Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
33396 KOR3112 Korean Lit in Translation East Asian Languages and Literatures Seong-kon Kim TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
37197 KOR3162 Korean Culture through Film East Asian Languages and Literatures Seong-kon Kim T 7:10 pm – 10:00 pm
37416 HIST 6630 Colloquium on Modern Korean History Department of History Jisoo M. Kim TR 5:10 pm – 7:00 pm
38029 IAFF 3186 North Korean Political Economy Elliott School of International Affairs Joongho Kim W 11:10 am – 01:00 pm
37378 HIST 2001 History of North Korea Department of History James F. Person MW 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Fall 2017

 

CRN

Course Course Title Department Professor Day Time
86859 HIST 3601 Issues of Human Right in Korean History Department of History Jisoo M. Kim T 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
83977 PSC 2368 Politics in the Two Koreas Department of Political Science Jihwan Hwang TR 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
80226 KOR1001 Beginning Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
80227 KOR2003 Intermediate Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
81765 KOR3105 Intermediate Korean III East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok Pak MW 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
81657 KOR4107 Readings in Modern Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
83227 KOR3123 Intro to Korean Linguistics East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
81658 KOR3162 Korean Culture through Film East Asian Languages and Literatures Eunice Kim T 7:10 pm – 10:00 pm
Spring 2017

 

CRN

Course Course Title Department Professor Day Time
57952 HIST 3601 History of North Korea Department of History James Person MW 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
50224 KOR 1002 Beginning Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 9:35 am – 10:50 am
50225 KOR 2004 Intermediate Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
51710 KOR 3106 Intermediate Korean IV East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak MW 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
53857 KOR 3112 Korean Literature in Translation East Asian Languages and Literatures Eunhee Kim TR 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
53405 KOR 3124 Intro to Korean Linguistics East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
51592 KOR 4108 Readings in Modern Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 3:34 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall 2016

 

CRN

Course Course Title Department Professor Day Time
14464 PSC 2368 Politics in the Two Koreas Department of Political Science Celeste Arrington WF 11:10 am – 12:25 am
18146 PSC 3192W Korean Politics Department of Political Science Celeste Arrington W 5:10 pm – 7:00 pm
16763 PSC 6374 Korean Politics Department of Political Science Celeste Arrington W 5:10 pm – 7:00 pm
10232 KOR 1001 Beginning Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
10233 KOR 2003 Intermediate Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
11878 KOR 3105 Intermediate Korean III East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak MW 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
13534 KOR 3123 Introduction to Korean Linguistics East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm
11765 KOR 3162 Korean Culture Through Film East Asian Languages and Literatures Eunhee Kim T 7:10 pm – 10:00 pm
11764 KOR 4107 Readings in Modern Korean I East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Spring 2016

 

73965

HIST 3630 History of Korea Department of History Jisoo M. Kim MW 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
77148 HIST 6601 Human Rights in the Two Koreas Department of History Jisoo M. Kim M 5:10 pm – 7:00 pm
70240 KOR 1002 Beginning Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 9:35 am – 10:50 am
70241 KOR 2004 Intermediate Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm
71867 KOR 3106 Intermediate Korean IV East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak MW 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
74521 KOR 3112 Korean Literature in Translation East Asian Languages and Literatures Eunhee Kim TR 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
73925 KOR 3124 Introduction to Korean Linguistics East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak TR 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
71739 KOR 4108 Readings in Modern Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyong Kang TR 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm