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Korean Minor - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: , CIP: 16.0102 Linguistics)

Department of Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Hyein Kim
Program Director

Associated Programs

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Becoming a Korean Minor Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores, if applicable. UB supports SUNY’s decision to temporarily suspend SAT and ACT requirements for admissions. This temporary change of admissions eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021, spring 2022, fall 2022, spring 2023, fall 2023 and spring 2024 cycles. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Students are required to apply to the director of the Korean program for acceptance into the minor. Students may apply to the minor when they have completed the prerequisite courses or during the semester in which they are completed but they are encouraged to discuss their academic plans with the director as early as possible. A minimum GPA of 2.000 in prerequisite and required courses is needed.

Suggested Introductory Courses

KOR 101- KOR 102 First Year Korean

Published: Jan 30, 2023 10:57:27