KORE1021. Introduction to Korean Studies
Interdisciplinary Elective Course
In this content elective course, students will be led by an experienced faculty member on a supervised 2 or 3 weeks’ educational field trip to Korea. This course is offered to Korean Studies majors between their second and third years of study. The rationale is to closely observe and study an aspect of Korea introduced in one of the courses on Korean Studies or in a related course. The field trip will take place in the early summer, and students must participate in workshop-type meetings leading up to the field trip in the second semester in Hong Kong. After returning to Hong Kong, students may be required to attend class meetings for one week. In addition, students will be required to complete a written report of about 3,000 words based on the experience and knowledge they have acquired during the field trip.