Korean * : About The Program

About Our Degrees

The curriculum of the Korean program includes: courses designed to develop or improve competence in written and spoken Korean through the advanced level, courses on Korean culture (taught in English), and Korean linguistics.

Acceptance Criteria

A minimum GPA of 2.0 in prerequisite and required courses is needed.
Application should be made when the student has completed the prerequisite courses or during the semester in which they are completed.

Degree Requirements

Please see Degrees and Policies.

About Our Courses

For course descriptions, please see Courses.

About Our Faculty

Dr. EunHee Lee's research centers on formal semantic theories with an emphasis on tense and aspect in Korean.

Practical Experience and Special Academic Opportunities

Programs for study abroad are available for those who pursue studies in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, and it is encouraged particularly for majors and minors in these languages. For more information, see Study Abroad Programs.

Serious students of Korean are strongly encouraged to take Korea-related courses across the university curriculum and to study in Korea for a summer, a semester, or full academic year. For study abroad options, see the Study Abroad section or contact the Study Abroad Programs office at (716) 645-3912.

Of interest to students enrolled in Korean language courses is the Asian Studies Program, which offers a major in Asian Studies and a minor in Asian Studies. For information, contact Dr. Kristin Stapleton, Director, 714 Clemens Hall at (716) 645-3474, or kstaple@buffalo.edu .

Extracurricular Activities

Complementary Programs and Courses

Many students opt to combine a minor in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean with a major in Asian studies, business administration, engineering, geography, international studies, or other humanites and social sciences.

Links to Further Information About this Program

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:36 EST