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Korea - Woosuk University: SCSU Semester
Jeonju, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring,
Year
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 03/03/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Host University Language of Instruction: English, Korean
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Minimum Class Eligibility:
2-Sophomore
Non-SCSU Student: No Housing Options: Residence Halls
Language Courses Offered: Yes Credit Type: Undergraduate
Program Length: Long-Term Program
Program Description:
woosuk

Overview

 
This program is great for East Asian studies, general education credits, and TESL minors.  Students will be housed in the dormitories where other international students and locals also study.  While participating in this program, SCSU students conduct weekly English-language tutoring sessions and cultural activities with Korean students in exchange for their help with Korean language and culture. Woosuk University is located in the gorgeous city of Jeonju.  This city is rich with national history, cultural festivals, and of course, food.  In addition, this city is about two hours from Seoul by train.  

Fast Facts 
 

Academic Calendar:  Fall, Spring
Credits:  12-15 Credits per semester
Faculty & Staff:  On-campus international office available to students
Housing:  Residence Halls
Meals:  Kitchens and cooking areas available; meal plan
Language of instruction:  English; Korean language and culture courses required (6 credits)
Local Currency: South Korean Won
Population of Jeonju: About 655,000 

Academics
 

To participate in this program, students must take 6 credits of Korean Language & Culture.  Students choose another 6 credits that can either fulfill major or goal area requirements at Saint Cloud State University.  Students should meet with an advisor in the Education Abroad office to review course options.  The credits earned at Woosuk University will transfer back to St. Cloud State University.


Attractions 

Students can easily take the fast train to Seoul for a weekend excursion in a vibrant city with interesting palaces, museums, restaurants, and night life.  In addition, this university is located near the celebrated Jeonju Hanok Village.  This village is one of the most famous tourist attractions for architecture in South Korea.

Housing  

SCSU students are housed in dormitories with two to three Korean students.  Adopting a true sense of community is one of the primary goals of Woosuk University.

Admission   
 

  • Sophomore status or above at SCSU
  • Students must have one year of grades at SCSU on transcript
  • GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Open to most majors
  • Students should first apply with SCSU online


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