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Course offered

2024 SISS Course Description


Current Workplace Course Name Name Course Description

Sookmyung Women’s University

Understanding of Korea through Keywords

Dr.Sehjae Chun

This course offers international students a vibrant exploration of modern Korean culture and society through key topics like K-beauty, K-capitalism, K-education, K-pop, K-nature, K-democracy, and K-multiculturalism. Utilizing captivating YouTube clips and multimedia, the lectures provide an enjoyable learning experience. From unraveling the secrets of K-beauty to navigating the complexities of K-capitalism and exploring the dynamic realms of K-pop and K-nature, students gain valuable insights into Korea’s economic, cultural, and political landscapes. Join us for a condensed yet engaging journey into the heart of contemporary Korea!

Sookmyung Women’s University

Korean Language for Foreigners I (Beginner Level)

Dr.HyeYeon Kim

This subject is Korean Language courses for students from foreign countries and its goal is to improve their communicative abilities in the target language and professional language abilities for their majors. This is divided into four courses, Korean Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ,Ⅳ, Ⅴ,Ⅵ and Korean grammar and speaking, listening, reading, writing, etc are mastered in this course.

Sookmyung Women’s University

Taekwondo and Korean Sports Culture

Dr.Chun Hyung Lee

The purpose of the class is to provide opportunities for foreign students to experience Korean culture and spirits through Taekwondo and understand the similarities and differences between Korean sports culture and general sports culture.

Sookmyung Women’s University

Korean Culture and Korean’s Human Relationship Dr.Samsup Jo The purpose of the course is to provide an understanding of the fundamental Korean culture as well as Korean verbal communication and non-verbal communication derived from Korean culture. The students can understand the characteristics of Korean human relationships and deepen their understanding of Koreans. The students are able to build and maintain effective human relationships with Koreans from the course.

Sookmyung Women’s University

Korean Politics and Foreign Policy Dr.Saerom Han This is an introductory course to help students understand what historical, political, and economic factors have led to today’s South Korean politics and the continuity and change of South Korea’s foreign relations, especially with North Korea and the United States. The first part of the course will investigate how Korea has been divided into two Koreas and how South Korea has been democratized. Along with South Korea’s Political development, its economic development will be scrutinized. The second part of the course will focus on inter-Korean relations, nuclear challenges in the Korean peninsula, and South Korea’s relationship with the U.S.