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Korean (KOR)

Department of Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Hyein Kim
Program Director

Associated Programs

KOR Courses

  • The Learning Environment

    The Learning Environment

    The Korean program offers a small lecture courses with features of recitations/practice sessions to allow students’ active interaction and participation in the target language; we do not offer remote courses, although online materials are used to supplement the classroom instruction. The advanced undergraduate content courses are combined with graduate offerings, allowing undergraduates to get early exposure to graduate-style coursework. Faculty also offer independent studies for students interested in areas that do not match the program's regular offerings. The program provides a capstone experience for students to work on a senior project under the guidance of a faculty advisor. It also offers an internship course for students who are interested in teaching Korean as a foreign language.

    About Our Facilities

    The Korean Program is in the Department of Linguistics, which is housed in Baldy Hall, and has several dedicated classrooms and meeting spaces, some of which is used as a tutoring room for languages. The program also holds classes in centrally scheduled space throughout the campus that are technology-equipped to facilitate language and culture instruction and activities. Members of the faculty have offices in Baldy Hall for office hours and individual meetings.

    About Our Faculty

    The faculty of the Korean Program include a tenured full-time faculty, who is specializing in Korean Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, a full-time lecturer, and three graduate teaching assistants. The faculty director oversees the program, ensuring the deliverance of our learning outcomes as well as teaching advanced level language and content courses, and the lecturer and TAs teach lower-level language courses. The faculty of the Linguistics department includes nationally and internationally known and respected scholars, with diverse backgrounds and interests.

    Faculty List Directory

    Please visit the Linguistics Department website for additional information about our faculty.

Visit the Office of the Registrar’s Class Schedules page for more detailed and updated information.
Published: Nov 21, 2022 11:37:45