The Department of Global Korean Studies
The Department of Global Korean Studies aims to educate and train students to become regional experts on Korea and East Asia and play a leading role in the field of global cooperation and development. By bringing in both historical material and contemporary text, the department offers a wide range of courses in Korean language, humanities, arts and design, and social sciences in English with an emphasis on the multidisciplinary approaches to understanding Korea in a systematic way. The department offers four tracks: Business and Economics, Arts and Design, Politics and Society, and Korean Language and Literature
Core and Required CoursesBeginner Korean 1 & 2, Culture and Society of Korea, Korean Politics and Economy, Korean Wave and Culture Issues, K-Pop: Korean Pop Culture, Understanding Korean Business
Selective CoursesBusiness and Economics Track:Consumer Behavior, Corporate Finance, International Business, Introduction to Economics I & II, Investment Analysis, Korean Economy and Development, etc.
FacultyThe faculty of the Department of Global Korean Studies are experts in research related to Korea and Asia in various fields such as art design, Korean language, business administration, economics, political science, international relations, Korean studies, and law. Detailed research topics include Korean companies, international finance, environment and climate change, international law, and Korean politics.