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College Of Arts And Sciences
Korean Studies
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Why Korean Studies?

The Korean Studies Program at Stony Brook has been an intellectual bridge between Korea, Stony Brook, and the United States since 1982. Uniquely poised to be a hub for research and education in Korean religion and philosophy, and supported by an ever expanding library collection in Korean Studies, the Korean Studies Program is now one of the preeminent academic initiatives in Korean Studies in the United States.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Religion
  • Philosophy
  • Literature
  • Arts

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Korean Literature
  • Language and Society in Korea
  • Confucianism and Daoism
  • Meditation and Enlightenment

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the minor requires 18 credits. No more than three language courses may be used towards the minor.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Korean Language Scholar
  • Intern
  • Asian Studies Intern
  • Language & Culture Instructor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • English for Heritage Language Speakers
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • American Enterprise Institute
  • International Center for Language Studies

Interested in this Minor?

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Chair: Hongkyung Kim

Office: Melville Library, N-5520

Phone: (631) 632-7690

College Of Arts And Sciences
Korean Studies
Back to all Programs

Why Korean Studies?

The Korean Studies Program at Stony Brook has been an intellectual bridge between Korea, Stony Brook, and the United States since 1982. Uniquely poised to be a hub for research and education in Korean religion and philosophy, and supported by an ever expanding library collection in Korean Studies, the Korean Studies Program is now one of the preeminent academic initiatives in Korean Studies in the United States.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Religion
  • Philosophy
  • Literature
  • Arts

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Korean Literature
  • Language and Society in Korea
  • Confucianism and Daoism
  • Meditation and Enlightenment

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the minor requires 18 credits. No more than three language courses may be used towards the minor.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Korean Language Scholar
  • Intern
  • Asian Studies Intern
  • Language & Culture Instructor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • English for Heritage Language Speakers
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • American Enterprise Institute
  • International Center for Language Studies

Interested in this Minor?

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Chair: Hongkyung Kim

Office: Melville Library, N-5520

Phone: (631) 632-7690

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