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Korean: Minor

Minor in Korean

Traditional Korean formal wear.

There are two options to obtain a minor in Korean:

  • Option 1 requires taking four 4-credit Korean language courses (16 credit hours) from Category I and one 3-credit non-language departmental courses (6 credit hours) taught in English from Category II as below. [Total: 19 credits]
  • Option 2, designed for heritage learners, requires taking two 4-credit Second or Third Year Korean language courses (8 credit hours) from Category I and two 3-credit non-language departmental courses (6 credit hours) taught in English from Category II as below. [Total: 14 credits]

CATEGORY I: Language Courses

course course name credits
KOREAN 0001/1001 First Year Korean 1
4
KOREAN 0002/1002 First Year Korean 2
4
KOREAN 0003/1003 Second Year Korean 1
4
KOREAN 0004/1004 Second Year Korean 2
4
KOREAN 0005/1005 Third Year Korean 1
4
KOREAN 0006/1006 Third Year Korean 2
4

 

CATEGORY II: Non-Language Courses

Course Course name credits
KOREAN 0070 World of Korea
3
KOREAN 0075 Introduction to Korea through Film
3
KOREAN 1060 Language and Society in Korea
3
KOREAN 1023 Aspects of the Korean Language
3

 

Contact the Korean Program Coordinator Dr. Mi-Hyun Kim at kimmh@pitt.edu or 412-624-5562 for more information.