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

For a complete current course listing, please visit the bulletin for more details.

Fall 2020

Course Title

Department

Professor

History of Korea

History

Jisoo M. Kim

Korea-Japan Relations

Elliott School of International Affairs

Jack Davey

Beginning Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

Beginning Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

Intermediate Korean I

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

Intermediate Korean III

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Yunkyoung Kang

Korean Literature in Translation

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Immanuel Kim

Introduction to Korean Linguistics

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Miok D. Pak

Korean Culture through Film

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Immanuel Kim

Readings in Modern Korean

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Insung Ko

The Cold War in the Third World

History

Gregg Brazinsky

Sociocultural Anthropology

Anthropology

Richard Grinker

Psychological Anthropology

Anthropology

Richard Grinker

 

Spring 2020
Course Title Department Professor
Beginning Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Insung Ko
Beginning Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Insung Ko
Intermediate Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak
Intermediate Korean IV East Asian Languages and Literatures Yungkyung Kang
Korean Literature in Translation East Asian Languages and Literatures Immanuel Kim
Introduction to Korean Linguistics East Asian Languages and Literatures Miok D. Pak
Readings in Modern Korean II East Asian Languages and Literatures Yunkyoung Kang
North Korean Society and Culture East Asian Languages and Literatures Immanuel Kim
History of North Korea History James Person
Colloqium Modern Korean History History Jisoo M. Kim
Historical Dispute Korea & East Asia Elliott School of International Affairs Jack Davey
North Korean Society and Culture Elliott School of International Affairs Immanuel Kim
North Korea Nuclear & Missile Program Elliott School of International Affairs Alexandre Mansouro
Korean Politics Political Science Celeste Arrington

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