Asian and Near Eastern Languages

Korean Religions and Culture

Korean Religions and Culture
Survey of Korean religious traditions, including Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity, and New Religions. May be taught from different perspectives (focus on one tradition, historical time period, philosophy and thought, society, culture, literature, etc.). All readings in English translation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedKorea 345, Hist 337, Hist 338.
 TaughtFall even years
 ProgramsContaining KOREA 358R
Course Outcomes: 

Korea 358R: Korean Religions and Culture

Cultural Literacy: Students will be able to observe and interpret nuances of Korean religion through its language, history & practices.

Communicate Effectively: Students will be able to write coherent explanations and arguments with attention to the implications of language, and articulate and present messages effectively.

Synthesize Ideas: Students will be able to identify patterns of information, explain their implications, and develop and implement an appropriate research plan.