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B.A. in Korean for Professionals

The B.A. program aims to prepare American students to function in Korean as professionals in their chosen academic or professional fields. Through the Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures (EALL), a Bachelor of Arts degree in Korean for Professionals is awarded upon successful completion of the program and demonstration of the ability to use Korean at professional levels (ILR 3, ACTFL Superior).


Highlights of the Program

Profession-level proficiency
Upon successful completion of the program, students are able to function in professional-level Korean in their chosen academic or professional fields.

Dual major
Students can apply for two majors to complement their language study. For example, business is one of the most common second majors.

Financial aid
Both merit-based and need-based financial aid are available. For detailed information, please refer to Financial Aid.

Tutorial program
The tutorial assistance program provides one-on-one tutoring for all students. Tutors are Korean native speakers with academic training in the student’s domain.

Overseas component
The one-year overseas component (housed at Korea University) provides intensive language training and domain study in an immersion environment.

Future prospects
Graduates of the program will be prepared to serve in both the public and private sector where they can fully utilize their abilities as Korea specialists.


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