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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "KORA-Korean"

KORA - Korean

KORA 101 Elementary Korean I (3) Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Restriction: Must be a non-Heritage student with no background in Korean. Introduction to the Korean language. Primary emphasis on oral skills, but Hangul, the Korean alphabet, will also be introduced.

KORA 102 Elementary Korean II (3) Prerequisite: KORA101; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score. Restriction: Must be a non-Heritage student; and permission of instructor required for new students. Continued training in elementary spoken and written Korean.

KORA 201 Intermediate Korean I (3) Prerequisite: KORA102; or permission of instructor. An intermediate-level course designed for non-Heritage students. It begins the second year of instruction in the University's two-track Korean Program.

KORA 202 Intermediate Korean II (3) Prerequisite: KORA201; or permission of instructor. The second stage of an intermediate-level course designed for non-Heritage students. It continues the second year of instruction in the University's two track Korean Program.

KORA 211 Introductory Reading for Speakers of Korean I (3) Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Restriction: Must not have completed two or more years of schooling in Korea. Designed to improve the language skills of students already conversant in Korean; instruction entirely in Korean; introduction in hangul; reading and writing of simple journal entries.

KORA 212 Introductory Reading for Speakers of Korean II (3) Prerequisite: KORA211; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score. Restriction: Must not have completed four or more years of schooling in Korea. Continuation of KORA211; grammar, style, usage, and vocabulary of written Korean.

KORA 241 History of the Korean Language (3) The origins of the Korean language and its development from earliest recorded times to the present. The relationship of Korean to other languages. Taught in English.

KORA 242 Introduction to Korean Linguistics (3) An introduction to the sound system and grammatical structure of the modern Korean language; Korean writing and orthography; Korean language and society, with an emphasis on speech styles. Taught in English.

KORA 269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

KORA 311 Korean for Heritage Speakers, Advanced-Low I (3) Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score; and KORA212. Or permission of instructor. Restriction: Not open to students who have completed six or more years of schooling in Korea. Begins the second year of Heritage-language instruction in the University's two-track Korean Program.

KORA 312 Korean for Heritage Speakers, Advanced-Low II (3) Prerequisite: KORA311; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score. Restriction: Not open to students who have completed eight or more years of schooling in Korea. Concludes the second year of the Heritage-language instruction in the University's two-track Korean Program.

KORA 345 Korean Language and Linguistics (3) Prerequisite: KORA102 or KORA211; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Credit only granted for: KORA345 and KORA399A. An exploration of Korean language and society, in particular the role and nature of the alphabet, Korean sounds, lexical and grammatical structures, and usage in today's South Korea.

KORA 369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

KORA 398 Special Topics in Korean Studies (3) Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Study of particular aspect of Korean language, literature, and/or culture. Topic and language of instruction to be announced when course is offered.

KORA 499 Independent Study Korean (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Independent study under faculty supervision.

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