Korean

Korean Course Enrolment Instructions 2017-2018

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. 

SUMMER 2017
EAS110Y1Y Modern Korean I will be offered in the summer session. EAS110Y1Y is for students with no background in the Korean language. After you have enrolled in the course or added yourself to the waitlist on ACORN, you must submit a mandatory online EAS110Y Screening Form by May 5 or you will be removed from the course. The Screening Form will be available here beginning April 6, and should only be filled out after you have enrolled in the course on ACORN, or added yourself to its waitlist. Interviews to confirm your placement in EAS110Y1Y will be held on the first day of class. Students who have background in the language will be removed from the class by the department.

RETURNING STUDENTS (this includes everyone who has taken courses at U of T prior to September 2017, including those who will still be in Year of Study 1)

Returning students with no background who wish to take EAS110Y1 or EAS211Y1:
Please enroll, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS110Y1 or EAS211Y1 via ACORN as soon as registration opens for you. 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 at the beginning of August (date TBA). The waitlist will open to other students (A&S students and students from other campuses/faculties) later in August. A mandatory online EAS110Y1/EAS211Y1 Screening Form must be submitted by August 25, 2017 or you will be removed from the course. The Screening Form will be available here beginning July 17, and should only be filled out after you have enrolled in the course on ACORN, or added yourself to its waitlist. No placement test required. Interviews to confirm your placement in EAS110Y1/EAS211Y1 will be held on the first day of class. Students who have background in the language will be removed from the class by the department.

Returning students who wish to take EAS210Y, EAS212H, EAS310Y or EAS410Y:
Returning students who wish to enrol in an upper-year Korean course, must either achieve the minimum grade in the prerequisite OR must attend the mandatory April placement test and receive a placement in one of the courses (see placement test details below).
EAS Majors/Specialists: Please enroll or add yourself to the waitlist via ACORN as soon as you are able to.
Non-EAS Majors/Specialists should enroll through the department. The Korean Enrolment Form is due in mid-August (date TBA) and will be available here at 9 am on July 14. 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 in mid to late August. 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.

INCOMING STUDENTS 

Incoming students with ABSOLUTELY no background:
Please enroll, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS110Y1 or EAS211Y1 via ACORN as soon as your start time begins. The courses are P* courses with priorities for first-year students and EAS students. After you have enrolled in the course or added yourself to the waitlist on ACORN (waitlist opens at the beginning of August – date TBA), you must submit a mandatory online EAS110Y1/EAS211Y1 Screening Form by August 25 or you will be removed from the course. The Screening Form will be available here beginning July 17, and should only be filled out after you have enrolled in the course on ACORN, or added yourself to its waitlist. No placement test required. Interviews to confirm your placement in EAS110Y1/EAS211Y1 will be held on the first day of class. Students who have background in the language will be removed from the class by the department.

Incoming students with background (informal or formal study of Korean):
Students with any background at all who might qualify for an upper-year course must attend a placement test during the week before classes in September. See placement test details below. After the test, if you have been placed in a course, the department will attempt to register you on ACORN, space permitting, or add you to the 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.

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). If you have background, please register for the Placement Test and bring along this form: Language Course Enrolment Request Form for Graduate Student You will be registered in a graduate course code. The course is graded as credit/non-credit (CR/NCR); 70% or above is required for a CR.

INTERVEW DETAILS

April Placement Test
Thursday, April 6 2017 – Time & location TBA
To register for the Placement Test, please submit Korean Placement Test Form by March 31. The form will be available here beginning February 15 at 9 am. Submit the form as soon as possible; placements will be based on a time of receipt of the online form. Students must arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Location: TBA. The placements will be posted on this webpage after the placement test.

September Placement Test
Tuesday, September 5 2017 – Time & location TBA
To register for the Placement Test, please submit Korean Placement Test Form by August 25. The form will be available here beginning July 17 at 9 am. Submit the form as soon as possible; placements will be based on a time of receipt of the online form. Students must arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Location: TBA. The placements will be posted on this webpage after the placement test.

FULFILLING THE LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT BY PLACEMENT TEST
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 an 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 Interview Form (online) (PDF)
Korean Enrolment Form (online) (PDF)

Korean Language Coordinator
Name: Prof. Yujeong Choi
Office: RL 14229
Email Address: yujeong.choi@utoronto.ca