Note: UO credits listed below are estimates and are subject to change. Please refer to the Yonsei links for the updated credit information on their classes. One credit at Yonsei is equal to 1.5 UO quarter credits.
Semester and Yearlong program:
You will select from classes taught in English from the following Schools: Liberal Arts, Commerce and Economics, Business, Science, Engineering, Life System, Theology, Social Science, Human Ecology, Sciences in Education, Underwood International College, and Korean Language (KLI).
Exchange students often take many of their classes in the Underwood International College alongside other international students and Korean students. This college offers a variety of classes on subjects such as Korean and Asian studies, economics and business, arts and culture, political science, history, sociology, and more. Students with an advanced level in Korean may also be able to directly enroll in regular classes taught in Korean. See below for additional requirements.
Yonsei University is AACSB accredited and has a strong business program, however, please note that business courses are restricted to business majors only, and students can take a maximum of four business classes per semester.
You have the choice to take Korean language class while at Yonsei. You can take a Korean language course in the Underwood International College, which is usually worth 3 semester credits (5 UO credits), or you can take a Korean language class in the Korean Language Institute, which is usually worth 6 semester credits (9 UO credits), or you can take one of each.
Students usually take 3-6 content classes per semester for around 15-30 UO credits.
In this program, you will earn around 15-30 UO credits per semester. Up to 14 of these credits can be Korean language credit.
Yonsei International Summer School:
You will take 2 or 3 classes, for around 10-15 UO credits total. You will have more than 100 classes in English to choose from in the following areas: arts, culture, humanities, Korean studies, management, economics, social sciences, Korean language, East Asian Studies, science, technology, and environment. Finalized classes and syllabi are usually posted several months before the start of the program, allowing you to work on the course equivalency process before going abroad. View the summer classes here.
Students who want to participate in the summer internship would receive around 3 semester credits (5 UO credits) from the internship and would take one additional class. Most internship placements require an advanced level in Korean, but there are a limited number of placements available for students with beginner or intermediate levels in Korean language. See more information about the internship option here.
In the summer program, you will earn around 10-15 UO credits.