Minor in Korean Language

The Minor in Korean Language is an 18-credit hour program. It aims to equip students with basic written and oral skills in Korean language in a range of contexts. Students will have the ability to analyze and translate very short texts from English and Arabic into Korean and vice versa. By the end of the courses, students should have acquired the skills necessary to take an exam set by the Korean Embassy, entitling them to a certificate issued by the embassy.

Program Objectives

  • To enable students to listen to, speak, read and write Korean at beginner and advanced levels (Level 1 to Level 3 of the TOPIK (Test of Proficiency In Korean)).
  • To familiarize students with the Korean culture.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Produce basic conversations related to daily surviving skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the contents related to personal and familiar topics.
  • Write simple and useful sentences related to everyday life.
  • Use formal and informal expressions according to the situation.
  • Use basic language structures necessary to maintain social relationship.
  • Identify aspects of Korean culture.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Korean Language

Core Courses (12.00 hours)

Credit Hours
KOR100Korean I for Beginners3.000
KOR102Korean II for Beginners3.000
KOR202Intermediate Korean3.000
KOR301Advanced Korean3.000

Elective Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
KOR302Korean Language and Culture3.000
KOR401Reading and Writing (Korean)3.000
KOR411Introduction to Translation (Korean)3.000
KOR416Transation of Short Texts into Korean3.000