The Department of Korean Language and Literature is aimed at producing individuals who can adapt to the rapidly changing modern society of ours with knowledge and proper understanding of our language and literature. To this end, the Department offers traditional courses in modern literature, classical literature, Korean linguistics as well as courses in creative writing and Korean informatics.
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Study of Classic Korean Novels
This course covers in general, the historical progress and types of old Korean novels along with the famous writers and works of the time, and also attempts to conduct a distant overview of old novels with an emphasis on the abundance of literary heritage.
History of Classical Literature
This course is aimed at understanding the origin and development of Korean classical literature as well as its historical structure.
Theories on Classical Poetry
In this course, students are invited to the world of Shilla's Hyangga and Goryeo's Gayo, two of the oldest poetic forms in Korea.
This course is focused on the oral tradition of Korea, and deals with narrative literature, folk song, shamanist song, Pansori, folk theater and proverbs.
Understanding of Korean Classical Narrative Literature
This course conducts a chronological review of inception and developments of classical Korean literature spanning from ancient times to Gabo-gyeong-jang(a period of political reform during the Chosun dynasty between 1894~1895).
Classic Poems and Songs
This course covers the general values and peculiarities of Shilla folksongs, Koryeo folksongs and Chosun poems and songs, and advances on to study the meaning of ancient poems and songs in the broad context of Korean literature.
Understanding of Chinese Writing and Classics
This course is designed to help students learn and understand the writings and classics of ancient China and Korea, which permeate every aspect of our daily life. This course aims at helping students to understand Chinese with ease.
History of Classical Poetry
This course is designed to study the historical development of classical poetry.
Understanding of Chinese Writing and Classics
This course explores the writings and classics of ancient Chinese and Koreans which have always enlightened us with wisdom, knowledge, and untarnished value. This course aims at helping students to understand Chinese with ease.
Narrative Creation and Writer Mind
This course aims to acquire the necessary knowledge required to understand certain types of narration which are newly embossed in new media of the multi-medium period.
History of Modern Korean Literature
This course is designed to conduct diachronic examinations on Korean modern literature such as poetics, novel and criticism, with an emphasis on comprehensive understanding through a topographical overview of modern literature.
Theory and Practice of Criticism
This course is to cultivate critic recognition ability regarding various conflicts of Korean society through literature and critic education. We will aim to practive actual criticism based on the study of various criticism theories. Critic recognition ability and its expressive ability are skills needed in various fields of society, as well as literature.
Poetic Recognition and Daily Aesthetics
The purpose of this subject is to acquire the necessary knowledge in order to understand general Korean modern poetics. Most of all, the important thing in college is, not only to maximize creation and appreciative ability about poetry through studying, but also to develop an 'eye' capable of discovering beautiful values in the concrete life, in which a poetry genre, unlike a narrative genre, is a unique art recognition and form. Therefore through this course students can deepen their knowledge about Korean modern poetry and through poetic recognition, cultivate the ability to discover beautiful values which breathe with us in daily life.
Readings in Modern Literature
This course is designed to gain an overall understanding of Korean contemporary literature. Respecting the separate characteristics of poetry and novel as a genre, we will aim to cultivate the ability of understanding both poetry and novel at the same time and studying fusion for poetry and novel.
Modern Novel Theory
This course deals with fundamental understanding of the Korean contemporary novel. We will analyze a contemporary novel through an approach of the subject theory a little more systematically, and try to grope for methodology to study the result of the literature that main problem products mastered of the exiting pair novel for the depths.
Modern Poetic Theory
This course deals with fundamental understanding of Korean modern poetry. Watch main poetry theory criticism for an issue by poetry historic well in the Korea present age; plant it, raise width and depth of the understanding for the modern poetry through an approach of the depth for the problem products.
Media Environment and Publication Planning
Due to recent emergence of all kinds of advanced media, drastic change of environment has made our everyday life rapidly change. Therefore, social needs to newly plan and publish all sorts of publications(books, e-book, advertisement copy, naming, digital contents erc.) are very high. This course is not to acquire planning ability of existing printed media, but to acquire practical ability based on professional knowledge to plan publications actively confronting media environment inappropriate to the information era.
Practice of Literary Creation
It is a main problem to correspond to the society where various notes are demanded actively. A poetry, a novel, not to mention reviews, a drama scenario, scenarios cultivate the creative ability of the language by, actually, practicing a note of the literary arts of various fields.
Practice of Modern Literature
Poetry, A novel, reviews, I was based on ability of the diversity for contemporary literature brought up through the basics for the review and deepening learning, it gets closer to the various subjects and the sight that are new in a study of the contemporary literature. Not to mention recognition of a letter peculiar to literature, various negotiations with the characteristic of the picture, I search contemporary literature and various problems for the connection with the modern culture.
Understanding Korean Phonology
In this course, students will be introduced to the analyses and theories on Korean phonemes, as a basis for phonetic knowledge of the Korean language.
Aspects of the Korean Language
This course is aimed to help students understand the Korean language in a more comprehensive way via selected writings, both Korean and overseas.
Understanding the Korean Language
This course is aimed at providing basic knowledge of the Korean language, and deals with its phonetics, phonemics, syntax, morphology, history, dialects and its relation with other disciplines such as sociology, psychology, literature and philosophy.
Teaching Korean Language Culture
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of Korean culture (with strong emphasis on Korean language), necessary for teaching Korean as a foreign language.
Practice of Teaching Korean
This course is designed to provide practical teaching experience of Korean as a foreign language.
Teaching Korean Pronunciation
This course is designed to provide an understanding of Korean pronunciation necessary for teaching Korean as a foreign language.
Teaching Korean Grammar
This course is designed to provide an understanding of Korean Grammar necessary for teaching Korean as a foreign language.
Understanding Korean Grammar
This course is designed to introduce students to the world of Korean language, with a special focus on the latest academic grammar achievements.
Syntax of the Korean Language
This course is focused on understanding the syntax of the Korean language, based on Chomsky's theory of generative grammar. Comparing Chomsky's theory with the traditional theories of grammar is also an important part of the course.
The Korean Language in the Information Era
This course deals with the Korean language in the information era with a main focus on how to construct a computer-assisted database of the Korean language.
The Korean Language and Linguistics
This course aims to help gain a better understanding of the Korean language based on the latest academic achievements.
Career Development and Job Search Strategy
This course is designed to assist students prepare for the competition within the job market.