Korean Studies Program currently offers the following degree programs

Department Major Master’s Degree Doctoral Degree
Korean Studies Korean Culture Master of Arts in Korean Studies
(Korean Culture)
Doctor of Philosophy in Korean Studies (Korean Culture)
Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language Master of Arts in Korean Studies
(Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language)
Doctor of Philosophy in Korean Studies (Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language)

Academic Requirements for Master’s Degree

- 33 credits & Thesis or 36 credits (additional 3 credits) with a grade point average of 3.00 or above

- Completion of the course requirements of the selected program

- Two years (i.e., four semesters) of regular enrollment

- Completion of all requirements within 7 years

Academic Requirements for Doctoral Degree

- 60 credits with a grade point average of 3.00 or above

- Completion of the course requirements of the selected program

- Two years (i.e., four semesters) of regular enrollment

- Completion of all requirements within 11 years

- Successful completion of the Comprehensive Examination

- Successful completion of a Doctoral Dissertation and Oral Defense

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