Korean Studies

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Korean Studies Introductory

This pathway is suitable for complete beginners or students with very little language experience.

Major

A major in the introductory pathway for Korean Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in the introductory pathway for Korean Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level culture units

1000-level units of study

Language
KRNS1621
Korean 1
6    N KRNS1101 or KRNS1301 or KRNS1631
Intensive December
Semester 1
KRNS1622
Korean 2
6    P KRNS1621 or KRNS1101
N KRNS1102 or KRNS1302 or KRNS1632
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Language
KRNS2621
Korean 3
6    P KRNS1102 or KRNS1622 or HSC Korean Beginners or HSC Korean Continuers with a final mark of less than 80
N HSC Korean Beginners or HSC Korean Continuers with a final mark of more than 80 KRNS2001
Semester 1
KRNS2622
Korean 4
6    P KRNS2001 or KRNS2621
N KRNS2002
Semester 2
Culture
KRNS2641
Premodern Korean History and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Korean Studies or Asian Studies major
N ASNS2641
Semester 1
KRNS2673
Korean Phonology

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P KRNS2621 or KRNS3621 or HSC Korean in Context or HSC Korean Background or near native competency or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Linguistics
N KRNS2317 or KRNS2318
Semester 1
KRNS2674
Korean Grammar
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Korean Studies or Linguistics
N KRNS2319 or KRNS2320
Semester 2
ASNS2004
Korean Popular Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Asian Studies or Korean Studies major
Semester 1
ASNS2642
Modern Korea
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level
N ASNS2502
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Language
KRNS3621
Korean 5
6    P KRNS2002 or KRNS2622 or HSC Korean Continuers with a final mark of 80 or above
N KRNS3001
Semester 1
KRNS3622
Korean 6
6    P KRNS3001 or KRNS3621
N KRNS3002
Semester 2
Culture
KRNS3675
Contemporary Korean Society and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level in Korean Studies or (6 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level in Korean Studies and 6 credit points in 2000 or 3000 level in Asian Studies)
N KRNS2500 or KRNS2675
Semester 2
ASNS3670
Mass Media in East Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Korean Studies
N ASNS2670 or ASNS2600
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
KRNS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
KRNS3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2