At first, I had no intention of joining Flagship, all I wanted to do was learn the language at my own pace and study in South Korea for at least a semester. However, after taking my first Korean course here at UHM, I was recommended by my KOR 202 teacher. After talking to Dr. Cheon, [...]
I chose KLFC because it is the premier language program for Korean in the entire United States. KLFC has been one of the best experiences of my life. I firmly believe that the KLFC program gives its students a well-rounded approach to Korean studies.
The overseas component of the Korean Flagship Program is, I believe, what distinguishes this program from any other intensive language program out there.
The UHM Korean Flagship program utilizes real, unadulterated material straight from Korea, and comprehensively presents the most current issues affecting U.S.-Korea relations. The accessibility and enthusiasm of the teaching staff impressed me as well. Although I found the rigor of the program very demanding, the Flagship program continues to enable me to handle advanced Korean [...]