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Korea University
Korea University is one of the two oldest private universities in the country. Founded in 1905, the university has stately architecture and sprawling lawns.
Location: 
Seoul, South Korea
Language of Instruction: 
English
Korean
Term: 
Academic Year
Fall
Spring
Academic Disciplines: 
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Art
Biology
Business
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Design
East Asian Languages & Culture
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Studies
Global & International Studies
History
Humanities
International Business
Journalism
Korean
Linguistics
Math
Mechanical Engineering
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
Visual Art
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Highlights: 
  • Study at one of the best universities in South Korea, ranked among the top 200 worldwide
  • Wide range of classes available in English
  • Student life includes a buddy program, field trips to cultural sites, and several clubs to join
Program Summary: 

South Korea has a 5,000 year history with ancient palaces, pagodas and stunning green landscape with majestic mountain tops. It also has ultra-modern skyscrapers and a fast paced city life. In addition, it is one of the world's most technologically and scientifically advanced countries due to companies such as Samsung and LG serving as global leaders in electronics.

Seoul, with a population of over 20 million in its metropolitan area, is one of Asia's largest cities and is the political, financial and cultural center of Korea.

Location: 

Korea University is one of the two oldest private universities in the country. Founded in 1905, the university has stately architecture and sprawling lawns. It is conveniently located in the hilly Anam-dong section of Seoul which is in the northeast part of Seoul (approximately 20 minutes from downtown Seoul) and is also located two miles northeast of the famous East Gate monument which is the entrance to the ancient walled-city of Seoul. Various restaurants, shops and even a famous Buddhist temple are all located within five minutes of the university. Korea University's campus covers over 182 acres and is home to 35,000 students.

Korea University is a top-ranked "Ivy League" private university in the country.  It has received worldwide recognition for its excellence, as one of the few private universities in Asia to be ranked among the top 200 universities by The QS World Rankings 2010.

The university offers a buddy program to assist exchange students in getting settled into the university. Exchange students may also participate in various clubs such as Korean Dance Club, Photography, Drama, Sports Club and a Choir group. Many of the club field trips include visits to palaces, museums and the Folk Village.

Academic Information: 

More than 40% of all classes offered at Korea University are taught in English. Undergraduate course offerings in English are available in the following academic disciplines: Architecture, Biology, Business, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering (Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical), English, Environmental Studies, History, Korean Language, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Strategic Communications.

Most of the courses in the Graduate School of International Studies are taught in English. Graduate courses available in English are Korean Studies, International Area Studies and International Business.

Korean language courses are offered every semester with six different levels available from beginner to advanced.

The following course documents list Korea University courses that are offered in English. Please review the course document for the specific term (Fall or Spring) you are thinking of going abroad for possible courses to take.

Korea University Courses Taught in English - Fall

Korea University Courses Taught in English - Spring

Korea University Course Equivalencies
 
After finding which school and department offers the course at Korea University, go to the course timetable to find the course description and to verify if it will be offered the term you are going abroad. Note that more course options are offered if you click on the “Undergraduate Elective” tab under the Curriculum tab on the far left-hand corner.

Click on English on the top left >Major or General (electives) subject > Select the appropriate Year,

Term, and Department> Click on the course no. for more  detailed course information.

*Courses conducted in English will indicate in brackets, English.

*Please move the scroll bar so that you can see what courses are open to students. Courses marked under ‘X’ are open to exchange students.

Housing: 

Students at Korea University may be housed in the CJ International Hourse or Anam Hall 2.

CJ International House is nestled in the green hillside of the campus and is easily accessible to campus buildings by foot or by a free campus shuttle. It is conveniently located in walking distance from two subways. CJ House is a modern building which offers limited single and double accommodations with air conditioning. Bathroom facilities are connected to the suite and are shared by suitemates. The cafeteria in CJ House serves breakfasts on weekdays. It also includes a state-of-the-art fitness center. All rooms in CJ House have cable TV, high speed internet and free local calls.

Anam Hall 2 is an air-conditioned dorm with triple shared accommodation and community bathrooms. Both Korean and international students live in Anam Hall 2.

For more information about both residence halls visit: https://reslife.korea.ac.kr:5008/v1/index.html

Add Course: 
Introduction to Brain Science
ISC218
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Abnormal Psychology
ISC236
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Social Psychology
ISC263A
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Introduction to Psychology
ISC265A
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
ISC269
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Introduction to Criminal Justice
ISC274
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Social Problems
ISC275
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Developmental Psychology
ISC366A
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Advanced Developmental Psychology
ISC396
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Introduction to Psychology and Human Behavior
PRC204
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
International Trade and Finance
ECON 302
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Money and Banking
ISC 301
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Database Mgmt
ISC 399
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Intro to Information Security Mgmt
BUSS 385
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
IT Innovation Mgmt
BUSS 412
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Management Info Systems
BUSS 215
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Management Mathematics
BUSS 203
The School of Business has determined there is no BUS equivalency.
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2021
Status: 
No Equivalency
Business Economics
BUSS 248
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Consumer Behavior
ISC 319
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Consumer Behavior
BUSS 342
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Integrated Mktg. Comm's
BUSS 238 (01)
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Interntaional (Global)
BUSS 340
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
International Marketing
ISC 306
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Internet Business & E-Commerce
BUSS 388
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Internet Marketing
BUSS 475
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Intro to Marketing
BUSS 205(06 or 07)
This course counts as either MKTG 305 (3) OR MKTG 310 (3).
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Intro to MKTG
ISC 111
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Marketing & Innovation
BUSS 405
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Marketing Engineering
BUSS 391
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Marketing Management
BUSS 205(06 or 07)
This course counts as either MKTG 305 (3) OR MKTG 310 (3).
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Marketing Research
BUSS 252(02)
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Marketing Strategy
BUSS 363
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
2
Services Marketing
BUSS 392
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Corporate Finance
BUSS 384
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Corporate Finance
ISC 305
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Corporate Governance: Theory & Practice
BUSS 413
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Fixed Income Securities
BUSS 414
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Futures and Options Markets
BUSS 386
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Insureance & Risk Mgmt
BUSS 382
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
International Finance
BUSS 344
The School of Business has determined there is no BUS equivalency.
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
No Equivalency
International Financial Management
BUSS 367
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Investment Analysis
ISC 388
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Investments
BUSS 254
The School of Business has determined there is no BUS equivalency.
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
No Equivalency
Risk Management
BUSS 415
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Statistics
ISC 207 A/B
Must have calculus.
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Operations Mgmt
BUSS 211
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Service Operations Management
BUSS 376
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Strategic Forecasting & Revenue Mgmt
BUSS 377
The School of Business has determined there is no BUS equivalency.
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
No Equivalency
Business Strategy
ISC 129
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Spring 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Spring 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Human Resource Management
BUSS 358
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Innovation & Strategy
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Leadership Communication Strategies
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Leadership: Theory & Practice
BUSS 420
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Negotiations
ISC 327
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Organization Design & Competitive Behavior
BUSS 365
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Principles of Organization
ISC 314
This course counts as either MGMT 310 (3) OR MGMT 305 (3).
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2015
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2020
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Service Management
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Social Network & Competitive Advantage
BUSS 425
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Strategic Management
BUSS 402
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Fall 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Fall 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3
Recent Trends in FIN: ENTR FIN & Venture Capital
BUSS 450
Course Prefix: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Date Reviewed: 
Summer 2016
Equivalency Valid Until: 
Summer 2021
Status: 
APPROVED Equivalency
KU Credit Hours: 
3

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