The Center teaches Korean through the third year of study. The Center awards the Certificate in Language and Intercultural Communication in Korean.

Korean is an option to fulfill the language requirement for the Asian Studies and Linguistics majors and is recognized as a critical language by the United States Department of State.

Course Sequence

A decorative inforgraphic showing the sequence of Korean courses. Beginners start with KORE 141 and progress through 142, 263, 264, 301, 302, and 401. Heritage students can begin in 206 and progress through 306 and 401.

Before registering for a Korean course, take the Language Placement Test to find out which course is right for you.

Study Abroad

Rice in Korea is our six-week summer study abroad program. Click here to learn more about Rice in Country programs.

For other study abroad opportunities in Korean, the Study Abroad Office at abroad@rice.edu.


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Eun Young Oh

Lecturer in Korean