Korean Culture

Korean Culture
Selected topics in traditional, modern, and contemporary Korean culture. All readings in English.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining KOREA 345
Course Outcomes

In the Korean Culture class students will:

- become familiar with the historical framework of Korea, the major dynasties and historic events.

- become familiar with major religions including shamanism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity as well as some "new religions".

- learn basic concepts of lineage and family structure, organization and activities, including ancestor veneration ceremonies.

- learn the political structure of South Korea and North Korea