Courses

Frequently Taught Courses

Korean 101

First semester Korean introduces students to Korean language and culture by providing language materials in which various aspects of Korean culture are centered. The main objective of Korean 101 is to help students develop effective basic daily communication skills in Korean through the development of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing).

Korean 102

The object of the second semester Korean is to equip students with communicative skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing; students will learn how to suggest an idea, talk about their free time activities, and make appointments. During the course, students will learn useful facts about Korean culture and daily life.

Korean 201

Third semester Korean is designed to develop novice-high level skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar in Korean. This class will focus on the grammar and expressions that are commonly used by Korean speakers; students will learn how to order food at a restaurant, give an excuse, describe routines, talk about past activities, and ask and give directions. During the course, students will learn useful facts bout Korean culture and daily life.

Korean 202

Fourth semester Korean is designed to help students improve all aspects of language learning at the intermediate-low level in Korean. Students will learn how to use the forms of impolite speech, describe past experience, and express supposition. The instructor will use Korean as much as possible, and the use of English will be limited only when grammar points are explained.

Korean 221

This course is an exploration of Korean history, language, religion, and social values through literature, film, and discussion. It counts as a repeat of FLL 216 with the same topic.

Course List

KOREAN 101 First-Semester Korean
5 cr. Undergraduate.
Beginning Korean for students with no previous knowledge of the language.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
KOREAN 102 Second-Semester Korean
5 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of Korean 101.
Prerequisites: Korean 101(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
KOREAN 192 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific humanities topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
KOREAN 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult dept chair.
Prerequisites: 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor, department chair, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
KOREAN 201 Third Semester Korean
5 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of Korean 102.
Prerequisites: Korean 102(NP) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
KOREAN 202 Fourth Semester Korean
5 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of Korean 201.
Prerequisites: Korean 201(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (12 retro cr).
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
KOREAN 221 Korean Culture and Society
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Exploration of Korean history, language, religion, and social values through literature, film, and discussion.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of FLL 216 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2020, Spring 2019, Summer 2018, Spring 2017.
KOREAN 289 Internship in Korean, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of Korean in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
KOREAN 296 UROP Apprenticeship
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Undergraduate research particpation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.
Prerequisites: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc regin UROP seminar.
Course Rules: One cr for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs.
KOREAN 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
KOREAN 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2017.
KOREAN 301 Fifth Semester Korean
3 cr. Undergraduate.
First half of a third year course designed for those who have successfully completed Korean language study up through the 200-level.
Prerequisites: KOREAN 202(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019.
KOREAN 302 Sixth Semester Korean
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Sixth semester course of the Korean language sequence. Korean language skills in speaking, writing, listening, and reading at the intermediate/advanced level.
Prerequisites: KOREAN 301(P).
Course Rules: Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).
KOREAN 489 Internship in Korean, Upper Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of Korean in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
KOREAN 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2015.
KOREAN 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
KOREAN 699 Advanced Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Korean faculty or academic staff member.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor, department chair, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: May be retaken with change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.