Regular Courses

110111 Creative Thinking & Composition (Beginning, 2 credit hours)

This course focuses on writing as a process with emphasis on essay organization, sentence structure and style.It will guide students through the steps of the writing process to produce the well-organized, clearly developed essays that are essential to academic writing in English, Furthermore, extensive practice will be given to the students in order to assimilate writing in English. Furthermore, extensive practice will be given to the students in order to assimilate writing skills and write with accuracy.

110112 Critical Thinking & Communication (Beginning, 2 credit hours)

This course focuses on writing as a process with emphasis on essay organization, sentence structure and style.It will guide students through the steps of the writing process to produce the well-organized, clearly developed essays that are essential to academic writing in English, Furthermore, extensive practice will be given to the students in order to assimilate writing in English. Furthermore, extensive practice will be given to the students in order to assimilate writing skills and write with accuracy.

110001 Korean 1 (Upper Beginning, 2-hour 2 credits)

Korean 1: Upper Beginning” is designed for students to be able to demonstrate communication and to read, write, and listen to formal and informal passages. Communicative functions include talking about the past, talking about how to get to a specific destination, asking for numbers on the phone, talking on the phone, planning a party, inviting people to a party, and more.

110002 Korean 2 (Low-intermediate, 2-hour 2 credits)

With such basic command of Korean language, “Korean 2: Low Intermediate” is designed for students to be able to demonstrate communicative skills. Communicative functions include asking and answering questions about hobbies, suggesting a pastime activity, talking about one’s favorite season, talking about the weather, asking and answering questions about a travel plan, talking about one’s travel experience, and more.

140174 Korean through Movies and Dramas (Intermediate, 3-hour 2 credits)

The course is designed to help students to improve their listening and speaking skills based on grammar and vocabulary by using Korean soap operas or movies as learning materials. The course will allow students to become aware of the difference between spoken and written language. It will also help students with understanding Korean society, pop culture, and Korean history.

140120 Current News in Korean (Advanced, 3-hour 2 credits)

The course focuses on reading and listening to Korean news articles, magazines, and other materials on the internet so that students will be able to enrich their vocabulary as well as improve their reading and listening skills.

140223 Korean TOPIK I (Intermediate, 3-hour 2 credits)

The purpose of this course is to help students improve their scores on Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK), a test used to assess Korean proficiency of non-natives whose first language is not Korean, focusing on grammatical structures that have frequently been on the TOPIK.

140224 Korean TOPIK II (Advanced, 3-hour 2 credits)

The purpose of this course is help students improve their TOPIK scores corresponding to TOPIK II, focusing on grammatical structures that have frequently been on the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK), a test used to assess Korean proficiency of non-native speakers whose first language is not Korean.