Korean

Korean Course Enrolment Instructions 2020-2021

For your own registration process, please see the instructions specific to your student category. The procedures below are subject to change. In many cases, you are asked to fill in an online form.  If you cannot access the form, please see the bottom of this page for alternative submission instructions. 

APRIL 2020 Placement Results

**EAS110Y1 is not eligible for the CR/NCR option.

INCOMING STUDENTS 

Incoming students with ABSOLUTELY no background:

Please enrol, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS110Y1 or EAS211Y1 via ACORN as soon as your start time begins.  After you have enrolled in the course or added yourself to the waitlist on ACORN, you must submit a mandatory online EAS110Y1/EAS211Y1 Screening Form by August 21, 2020 or you will be removed from the course. Students must attend a mandatory interview that will take place during the first week of classes. Attendance at the first lecture and all tutorials in the first week is mandatory. Students who do not fill in the screening form or miss the interviews will be removed from the class by the department, as will students who have background in the language.

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 interview/test in September. See placement test/interview details below. Afterwards, 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.

RETURNING STUDENTS (this includes everyone who has taken courses at U of T prior to September 2020, including those who will still be in Year of Study 1)

Returning students with no background who wish to take EAS110Y1 or EAS211Y1:

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. Other students will be able to enrol in the course/add yourself to the waitlist in early August.  After you have enrolled in the course or added yourself to the waitlist on ACORN, you must submit a mandatory online EAS110Y1/EAS211Y1 Screening Form by August 21, 2020 or you will be removed from the course. Students must attend a mandatory interview that will take place during the first week of classes. Attendance at the first lecture and all tutorials in the first week is mandatory. Students who do not fill in the screening form or miss the interviews will be removed from the class by the department, as will students who have background in the language.

Returning students who wish to take EAS210Y1, EAS212H1 or EAS310Y1:

Returning students who wish to enrol in an upper-year Korean course must have achieved the minimum grade in the prerequisite or attend the April interviews and receive a placement.

EAS Majors/Specialists: Please enrol or add yourself to the waitlist via ACORN as soon as you are able to. Please note that the priority period is for EAS Specialists and Majors only. Students may not enrol in an EAS program of study on ACORN solely for the purpose of enrolling in a language course. EAS students must have priority enrolment in order to fulfill their program requirements. The department will remove students who have not taken any EAS core courses. Non-EAS students must request enrolment in upper-level language courses via the process outlined below.
**NOTE: If you missed the April placement process, you may register for the placement interview/test taking place on September 1. Please see below. You will be registered in the course in which you are placed, space permitting, by the department after the interviews. If the course is full, you will be added to a waitlist maintained by the department.

Non-EAS Majors/Specialists must submit a request to be enrolled by submitting the online Korean Enrolment Form (available here on July 15, 9 a.m. EDT). Submit your form as soon as possible since enrolments are processed according to the date/time the form is received.  You will be added to the course or the departmental waitlist for the course by the department in mid-August.
**NOTE: If you missed the April placement process, you may register for the placement interview/test taking place on September 1. Please see below. You will be registered in the course in which you are placed, space permitting, by the department after the interviews. If the course is full, you will be added to a waitlist maintained by the department.

*Please note that repeating Korean language courses is not allowed in cases where students have completed over one third of the total class hours in a previous year. If this applies to you, you must take the Korean Placement Test to attempt to proceed to the next level.

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 form below). If you have background, please register for the placement interview/test and bring along this form: Language Course Enrolment Request Form for Graduate Students. 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.

PLACEMENT INTERVIEW/TEST DETAILS

Fall 2020 Online Placement Interviews/Test
Tuesday, September 1
To register for the placement interview/test, please submit the online Korean Placement Form (available here on July 24, 9 a.m. EDT) by August 10. Submit the form as soon as possible; placements will be based on the time of receipt of the online form. Instructions for the online placement process will be emailed to students two weeks in advance of the interview/test.

Alternative placement interview/test times are not available. 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 placement test (see the schedule above) to have your language level assessed. Alternative placement test times are not available.

PDF Forms

If you are unable to access the online forms, please fill in the appropriate PDF form and scan or take photos of your form and email it to eas.undergrad@utoronto.ca. Your submission will be dated and time stamped according to the time your email is sent. Forms will be made available here according to the dates specified above.

EAS110Y1/211Y1 Screening Form (email eas.undergrad@utoronto.ca to request a PDF version)
Korean Placement Form
Korean Enrolment Form – If you cannot access this form, email the following information to eas.undergrad@utoronto.ca as soon as possible; your time stamp will be the day/time the email was received:
Given name:
Surname:
Student Number:
Course you are requesting enrolment in:
If the course has tutorials, your ranked tutorial preference:

Korean Language Coordinator

Name: Prof. Kyoungrok Ko
Office: RL 14089
Email Address: kyoungrok.ko@utoronto.ca