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 major and minor and the Linguistics major. Korean 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

Please visit our Study Abroad pages for information on our 6 week, 6 credit summer faculty led Rice in Country study abroad programs and our CLIC Language Study Scholarship Awards. For additional study abroad opportunities visit the Study Abroad Office’s website.

Korean Language Faculty