Programs and Resources Related to Korean Studies at Stony Brook University
Program in Korean Studies
Faculty: Hyun Choo; Hongkyung Kim; Sung Bae Park (director); Heejeong Sohn
Established in 1982, the Program in Korean Studies at Stony Brook on Long Island has been a vital hub for both academic and community activities related to Korea, New York. As one of the undergraduate minors of SUNY Stony Brook, it currently offers more than a dozen courses in Korean Studies along with diverse opportunities for research and internships.
Minor in Korean Studies
The minor program in Korean Studies is designed to offer students opportunities to build and pursue their academic and career-related interests in Korea through the courses in language, literary and material cultures, history, and religious and philosophical traditions within a broader understanding of Asia’s past and present. The Minor program offers undergraduate scholarships and internship/teaching assistantship opportunities in Korean studies and incorporates the study abroad to Korea through the International Academic Program.
Study Abroad in Korea
Each year, increasing number of Stony Brook students are visiting the universities in Korea for study and cultural experiences under the study abroad program.
Publication Projects in Korean Studies
Korean Studies at Stony Brook has undertaken several major publication projects in Korean studies, especially in the areas of linguistics, humanities, and social sciences, through various funds and strategic partnerships with academic institutions in Korea.
Monthly Seminars in Korean Studies
Korean Studies Monthly seminars have been an arbiter for intellectual contentions in Korean Studies for scholars both from Korea and the United States for many years. Organized by the active members from the Korean community in the New York area, it also has been a strong supporter for the Korean Studies at Stony Brook for over twenty years.
Jeen Hong Kim Scholarship
Thanks to generous supports from the Korean community and the Stony Brook alumni, the Korean Studies Program has been offering scholarship opportunities to undergraduate students each semester.
Challenge Exams in Korean Language
The Korean language program offers 100 through 400-level Korean language courses and the challenge exams are available for those who want to meet language requirements or receive advanced placements, through Academic Advising Office and the Program in Korean Studies.