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KORE 1411 (4 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added May 9, 2015
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC

Beginning Korean I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: This is the first semester of academic transfer Korean. This course is an introductory course intended for students with little or no knowledge of the language. Its aim is to present essential vocabulary and grammar, and to develop the pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing skills necessary for basic communication and comprehension. Customs and cultural insights are also presented. This course is cross-listed as KORE 1311, which is also used in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either KORE 1311 or KORE 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603035113

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


KORE 1412 (4 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added May 9, 2015
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC

Beginning Korean II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: KORE 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Korean. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in KORE 1411. Students are expected to acquire a substantial amount of vocabulary and begin to deal with idiomatic language and more advanced syntax. This course is cross-listed as KORE 1312, which is used only in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either KORE 1312 or KORE 1412 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603035113


KORE 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC

Intermediate Korean I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: KORE 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Korean. This course is designed to further develop students' overall language proficiency and cultural knowledge through more advanced reading, listening, speaking and writing exercises. Grammatical concepts are reviewed and expanded. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603035213

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


KORE 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC

Intermediate Korean II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: KORE 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Korean. This course is a continuation of KORE 2311. The stress is on reading, composition, grammatical complexities, and intense oral practice, with continued studies of the culture. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603035213



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.