Korean has been designated as a critically essential language by the US government, and the increasing number of Korean visitors to Hawaii has resulted in an increased demand for Korean language instruction.

KOR 101 and KOR 102 serve as elective credits toward the A.A. degree and applies toward the foreign language requirement at UHM. It is also designed to function in harmony with the college's mission (2008-2009 Catalog). It is accessible to all who want to study Korean, and the instructors hold high standards to ensure student learning. It prepares students to enter the work force and aids in their personal development. In addition, students will learn to work collaboratively and build leadership skills, problem-solving skills, and establish a network of support among their peers within the community. Moreover, students wll have an opportunity to interact with native speakers of Korean which will broaden their horizons as to the diversity of not only the community they live in, but more importantly the world.


Course Descriptions - Korean (KOR)

  • KOR 101: Elementary Korean I (4)
  • KOR 102: Elementary Korean II (4)
  • KOR 201: Intermediate Korean I (4)
  • KOR 202: Intermediate Korean II (4)