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Minor in Korean Language and Culture

Program Description

The Minor in Korean Language and Culture focuses on the study of Korean language, culture, and society. It is available to any CSULB student. A minimum of 18 units is required. Students are required to take three core courses in the Korean language. They may choose two upper-division electives in consultation with the program advisor. A C grade in all required and elective classes in the minor is required for continuation in the program.

Requirements

1. Take all of the following courses:

  • KOR 101: Fundamentals of Korean (4)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
  • KOR 102: Fundamentals of Korean (4)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: One GE Foundation course. Completion of KOR 101 or competency equivalent to KOR 101.
  • KOR 201: Intermediate Korean (4)
    Prerequisite: KOR 102 or competency equivalent to KOR 102.

2. Take any two of the following upper-division courses:

  • A/ST 307: Modern Asia (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, one or more Explorations courses, and upper-division standing.
  • A/ST 309: Asia and Globalization (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, one or more Explorations courses, and upper-division standing.
  • A/ST 315: Modern Korea (3)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements and one or more Exploration courses.
  • A/ST 320: East Asia in Fiction and Film (3)
    Prerequisite: Students must have scored 11 or higher on the GWAR Placement Examination or completed the necessary portfolio course that is a prerequisite for a GWAR Writing Intensive Capstone.
  • ASAM 332: Korean American Experience (3)
    Prerequisite: None.
  • HIST/WGSS 406: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asia (3)

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