Introduction to Korean Popular Culture

Course Description

An interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary Korean popular culture which explores modern Korean society across a wide range of themes such as identity, gender/sexuality, love/marriage, family and social value systems. Examines multi-levels of the socio-construction of modern Korean society through TV drama (soap opera), film and pop music. Also, it explores the unique patterns of Korean culture and Korean cultural issues related to contemporary Asian societies and global issues. No Korean language or studies experience necessary.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24928 HUMI 13 1 ·T·R··· 11:30 AM-01:20 PM Young Jung MCC-10

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
(Also listed as INTL 13. Students may enroll in either department, but not both, for credit.)


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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