Korean

Korean Course Enrolment Instructions 2016-2017

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. 

[April 18 Interview Results] (please note that the PDF has multiple pages)

SUMMER 2016 ENROLMENT PROCEDURES
EAS110Y1Y will be offered in the summer session. Students who enrol on ACORN must ALSO fill out a mandatory EAS110Y Screening Form before April 30, 2016. Please enrol on ACORN, or add yourself to the waitlist, and then submit the Screening Form.

INCOMING STUDENTS 

Incoming students with ABSOLUTELY no background:
Please enroll in, or add yourself to the waitlist for, EAS110Y1Y or EAS211Y on ACORN as soon as registration opens for you 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 in August (Date TBA). The waitlist will open to other students later in August (Date TBA). 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 ACORN.

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 ACORN, 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 2016-2017, you must attend the mandatory April 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 in August (date TBA). The waitlist will open to other students later in August (date TBA). Returning EAS students who attended the April interviews will receive priority over students who attend the September interviews. Returning students who enrol on ACORN 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 EAS410Y:
Returning students who wish to enrol in an upper-year Korean course in 2016-2017, 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 ACORN.
Non-EAS Majors/Specialists should enroll through the department. The Korean Enrolment Form and is due on August 12, 2016. The form will be available on July 15, 2016 at 9 am. 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 in August (Dates TBA). 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 

April Interview Details
Monday, April 18, 2016, RL14217 (Note change of date to April 18! Previously scheduled for April 11)
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 on Monday, April 18, 2016 in RL14217. Please submit the Korean Interview Form (due March 31) to register for an interview. The department will post your interview time on this webpage two days before the interview [April 18 Interview Results] (please note that the PDF has multiple pages). 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. The placements will be posted on this webpage after the interviews.

September Interview Details
Wednesday, September 7, 2016, RL14229 
The interviews will take place in September in the week before classes begin. Please submit the Korean Interview Form (form will be available July 15 at 9 am) to register for an interview. The department will post your interview time on this webpage two days before the interview. 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.

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 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.
PDF forms will become available on July 15, 9 am EDT.

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