Korean

Korean Course Enrolment Instructions 2015-2016

For your own registration process, please see the instructions specific to your student category. The below procedures are subject to change. In many cases, you are asked to fill in an online Google form.  If you cannot access the Google Form, please see below for PDF forms and submission instructions. The EAS Office will confirm receipt of your Google Form/PDF form within 48 hours of submission. 

INCOMING STUDENTS 

Incoming students with ABSOLUTELY no background:
Please enroll in, or add yourself to the waitlist for, EAS110Y1Y or EAS211Y on ROSI as soon as possible AND register for and attend a mandatory interview in early September (in the week before classes begin). The courses are P* courses with priorities for first-year students and EAS students. First-year students and returning EAS students will be able to register during the priority enrolment period. If you are in those categories, and the course is full when you try to enrol, waitlists open on August 7. The waitlist will open to other students on August 12. Submit the online Korean Interview Form by the designated date (see below). Students who fail to attend the interview will be removed from the course on ROSI.

Incoming students with background (informal or formal study of Korean):
You must attend a September interview during the week before classes. Please submit the online Korean Interview Form to register for an interview (see below). After the interview, the department will attempt to register you on ROSI, space permitting, or add you to the departmental waitlist. Please note that native speakers of Korean and some students with a prior linguistic background in Korean are not permitted to take Korean courses for credit. To find out if you are qualified for a course please read the program policy.

RETURNING STUDENTS 

Returning students who wish to take EAS110Y or EAS211Y:
In order to enrol in EAS110Y or EAS211Y in 2015-2016, you must attend the mandatory April or September interview. The courses are P* courses with priorities for first-year students and EAS students. First-year students and returning EAS students will be able to register during the priority enrolment period. If you are in those categories, and the course is full when you try to enrol, waitlists open on August 7. The waitlist will open to other students on August 12. Returning EAS students who attended the April interviews will receive priority over students who attend the September interviews. Returning students who enrol on ROSI but who did not attend the April interviews may be removed from the course by the department, depending on spots available. Submit the online Korean Interview Form by the designated date (see below).

Returning students who wish to take EAS210Y, EAS212H, EAS310Y or EAS416Y:
Returning students who wish to enrol in an upper-year Korean course in 2015-2016, must either achieve the minimum grade in the prerequisite OR must attend the mandatory April interview and receive a placement in one of the courses.
EAS Majors/Specialists should enroll in the course, space permitting, or join the waitlist on ROSI.
Non-EAS Majors/Specialists should enroll through the department. The Korean Enrolment Form and is due on August 12, 2015. Submit your form as soon as possible since enrolments will be processed according to the date/time the form was received online. You will be added to the course or the departmental waitlist for the course by the department between August 17-20. Please ensure that there is a space available in your course load for the course. Failure to do so will jeopardize your placement in the course.
If you need to attend an interview but missed the April interviews, please register for the September interviews. The department will enrol you in the course after the interviews, space permitting.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Graduate students from within and outside the department who need knowledge of Korean for their research may take a Korean course with the approval of EAS, space permitting. Auditing is not an option. To be enrolled, you will need to provide a statement explaining how learning Korean is relevant to your research as well as an endorsement from your advisor (please use the below form). Please register for the September Placement Interview and bring along this form: Language Course Enrolment Request Form for Graduate Student

INTERVEW SCHEDULE 

September Interview Details
The interviews will take place on September 9, in the week before classes begin, in room RL14217. Please submit the Korean Interview Form (due August 31) to register for an interview. The department will post your interview time on this webpage on September 7. Alternative interview times are not available. The placements will be posted on this webpage after the interviews. If further assessment of your language ability is required after the interview, you will be asked by the Language Coordinator to take the Placement Test.

April Interview Details
Returning students who wish to take a Korean language course in 2016-2017 but who do not have the prerequisite course must attend a placement interview in April, 2016. More details will be posted here closer to the date.
April 2015 Interview Results.

FULFILLING THE LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT BY PLACEMENT INTERVIEW
EAS Majors and Specialists: If you are competent or proficient in the Korean language already and wish to take Society-Culture courses to replace your language courses, you must register for a December, April or September interview (see the schedule above) to have your language level assessed. Alternative interview times are not available.

PDF Forms
If you are unable to access the online forms (for instance, you are in China and the site is blocked), please fill in the appropriate PDF form and scan or take photos of your form and email it to the EAS Program Administrator, Natasja VanderBerg (natasja.vanderberg@utoronto.ca). Your submission will be dated and time stamped according to the time your email is sent.
Korean Enrolment Form
Korean Interview Form

Korean Language Coordinator

Name: Prof. Kyoungrok Ko
Office: RL 14217
Email Address: kyoungrok.ko@utoronto.ca