Introduction to Korean History

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Korean History

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline
    This course introduces the general history of Korea for international students. For a semester, it is not enough time to accept the knowledge about Korean history. Moreover, it would be quiet difficult and unfamiliar to understand for international students studying on Korean History. Therefore, this class aims to show the historical facts of Korea with easy. For the easier understanding of international students in a class, basic and essential knowledge of Korean traditional culture would be explained with interesting subjects in every class. Comparing and examining the university and specialty of Korean history in the world history would give international students more chance to understand present world-order.

    Course Objective
    Through examining the various aspect of Korean history, international students can understand the life and worldview of Koreans.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.