Graduate Studies in Korean
The department offers graduate studies programs (MA and PhD) in Korean linguistics/pedagogy and Korean culture.
Requirements for the MA program in Korean Linguistics and Pedagogy can be found below. If you are interested in this program (or in pursuing a PhD in Korean linguistics), please contact Lucien Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you would like information on MA or PhD programs in Korean culture, please contact Dong Hoon Kim (email@example.com).
Master of Arts Program Requirements: Korean Linguistics and Pedagogy
The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in East Asian Languages and Literatures with a specialization in Korean Linguistics and Pedagogy requires successful completion of a minimum of twelve graduate-level courses in three categories: (A) Required Core Courses, (B) East Asian Linguistics Electives and (C) Open Electives, as described below. Students are also required to either pass an MA Comprehensive Exam or successfully complete an MA Project or MA Thesis. This program is part of East Asian Linguistics and Pedagogy Program. Summary of the M.A. requirements; Student advising form.
- Prerequisite: Students with no linguistics background are required to take KRN 315: Introduction to Korean Linguistics, or LING 301: Introduction to Linguistic Analysis.
- Course work:
A. Required Core East Asian Linguistics Courses (4 courses)
EALL 540 Japanese and Korean Phonetics
EALL 510 Japanese and Korean Syntax
EALL 543 Chinese, Japanese and Korean Pedagogy
TBA Korean Pedagogical Grammar
B. East Asian Linguistics Electives (at least 3 courses)
EALL 542 SLA of Chinese, Japanese and Korean
EALL 586 East Asian Sociopragmatics
TBA East Asian Conversation Analysis
TBA Chinese, Japanese and Korean Sociophonetics
TBA Chinese, Japanese and Korean L2 Phonetics
TBA East Asian Languages and Society
TBA EALL Linguistics Bibliography and Research Methods
C. Open electives (5 courses)
5 advisor approved courses in EALL linguistics, Linguistics, Literature, and Languages.
(See PDF for a list of sample courses)
- Language Requirement:
Students are required to complete or test out of Fourth-Year Korean.
- MA Comprehensive Exam, MA Project or MA Thesis (4-9 credit hours):
Students are required to either pass an MA Comprehensive Exam or successfully complete an MA Project or MA Thesis.