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Students must reach a proficiency equivalent to the completion of third-year Korean at the University of Washington.
Korean History from 1860 to the present. Topics covered are traditional institutions and society, Japanese colonial rule, liberation and the Korean War, early Korean communist movement, and North and South Korea since 1945.
While focusing on Korea, students may take courses on China or Japan, as well as courses offered through the general International Studies program.
These courses should be at the 400 level or above. A minimum of 7 credits must be at the 500 level or above.
Students must form a Supervisory Committee consisting of at least two full-time graduate faculty members approved by the graduate program coordinator. This committee oversees the following:
Students must submit to their committee for approval either two papers or an Essay of Distinction.
At the end of their last quarter, students must pass an oral exam administered by their committee. This exam covers both their course work and their final paper(s).
Last updated 7/14
|African Studies Program|
|University of Washington|
|326 Thomson Hall|
|Seattle, WA 98195|
|Joel Ngugi / Chair|
|Associate Professor, School of Law|
|Mary Kay Gugerty/Adjunct Director|
|Associate Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs|
|Erin Murphy/Program Assistant|
|Autumn Quarter Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 9-12, or by appt.|