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  • Locations: Online, United States
  • Program Terms: Summer (Online)
  • Budget Sheets: Summer (Online)
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA (Undergraduate): 2.25 Language of Instruction: Korean
Number of Credits Offered: 6 Eligible Population: 01 Freshman, 02 Sophomore, 03 Junior, 04 Senior, Non-Degree Seeking
Prerequisite: Yes Type of Program: Faculty-led
Language Courses Offered: Korean Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: Korean
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Host: Global Education Office Program eligible for VA Benefits: Yes
Program Description:

Korean Language
Online, Summer 2021

The 3-week virtual Korean Language and Culture summer program aims at enhancing Korean linguistic and cultural competencies of beginning and intermediate level students by offering virtual Korean language classes and cultural activities. Participants will study in the virtual Zoom class from Mondays to Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays will be for in-person cultural activities and field trips  (KORE 300). Students will take KORE 201 or 202, plus KORE 300, which has been designed for introducing Korean culture.

*While this program is virtual, there will be some in-person experiences in and around Northern Virginia.

Program Highlights
·         Korean cooking classes
·         K-pop dance class
·         Korean Calligraphy class
·         Korean movie night
·         In-person field trips: Korean Cultural Center – Washington D.C., Fairfax Korea Town, Korean Tea House (Learning Traditional Folksong)


This program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University.


6 Credits 

Course Credits

Course Options:

Intermediate 2: KORE 202 + 300
*prerequisite: KORE 201

KORE 300 (Korean Culture and Society) will be offered for both courses.

Session 1: 10:00AM - 11:30 AM 

Session 2: 1:30PM - 3:00 PM 

Session 3 (Asynchronous): 3:30PM - 5:00PM 

*Virtual classes are Monday – Thursday; Friday & Saturdays will be in-person class & cultural activities

Program Dates*

May 31 – June 19, 2021


Date Schedule
Week 1: May 31 – June 6
Monday - Thursday: Virtual Language Class 
Friday: In-person KORE 300 class, cooking activity
Saturday: Dance Class, Field trip to Korean Culture Center D.C. 
Sunday: no class | free day 

Week 2: June 7 - 13
Monday - Thursday: Virtual Language Class 
Friday: In-person KORE 300 class, cooking activity
Saturday:Learning Korean Traditional game, Field trip to Fairfax Koreatown 
Sunday: no class | free day

Week 3: June 14 – June 19
Monday - Thursday: Virtual Language Class 
Friday: In-person KORE 300 class, cooking activity
Saturday: Watching Korean Movies Field trip, Korean Tea house, Korean mart
Sunday: no class | free day
Anticipated in-person cultural activities: 
  • Korean Cooking Class (3 times) 
  • K-Pop Dance Class 
  • Korean Calligraphy Class
  • Learning Korean Traditional Games
  • Watching Korean Movie 
  • Field Trip
  • Korean Cultural Center, Washington D.C.
  • Fairfax Korea Town
  • Korean Tea House (Learning Traditional Folksong)
  • Dates and itinerary subject to change. The Global Education Office reserves the right to make changes to a program in light of currency fluctuations, changing security and safety conditions, and/or any other unforeseen circumstances.

Program Cost

Summer 2021:$3,254


  • Tuition for 6 credits
  • Virtual tours and cultural activities

Program Payments

Students on MasonGEO virtual programs must pay the advertised program cost in order to participate. This cost will be made in two payments (Deposit + Final Payment). Students planning on using financial aid should contact their Financial Aid Counselor if they plan to use aid.

Application Deposit: A non-refundable program deposit $200 must be received by the application deadline. This fee is paid online through the MasonAbroad application system and is included in the program cost.

Final Payment: The final balance payment is due by May 10th. This is the difference of your Program Cost minus the $200 you've already paid (Deposit). Students who are using financial aid will need to contact the Financial Aid Office upon applying for the program.

Financial Aid and VA Benefits: Students who intend to use financial aid to fund their program fees (partially or in full) must reach out to the Financial Aid Office directly. The Office of Financial Aid is unable to assess if a student will have aid available for summer until April 5. Please complete the summer aid request form on the Financial Aid Office’s website on/after April 5. If you are using VA Benefits please contact your program officer to request the "Intent to Use VA Benefits Form."

* Students must be enrolled at least half-time for federal loans and the majority of grant funds. Please refer to the Financial Aid Website for a definition of half-time for undergraduate and graduate students:

Withdrawal and Refund Policy: All participants are bound by the Mason GEO Withdrawal and Refund Policy.

Payment Instructions

For more information on payments, financial aid, and information for non-Mason students:


GEO offers a number of need- and merit-based scholarships. All Mason students are welcome to apply:

Application Deadline:

May 1st, 2021


Application requirements:*

Program Deposit: $200 for all applicants.

Course Selection Questionnaire: You will choose the course(s) you would like to be receive credit for on this program. Check the "Academics" tab to see what courses are offered on this program. If you need help selecting your course, check with your academic advisor.

Passport Status Questionnaire: You do not need a passport to complete this questionnaire or the application. However, if you do not have a valid passport, you should begin applying for one now. The Global Education Office offers Passport Grants to help.

Signature Documents: Read and electronically "sign" the documents regarding the acknowledgement of risk, the pre-departure orientation, and your financial responsibility.

Intent to Use Financial Aid Form: For Mason students only. If you use financial aid, this form must be completed by your financial aid counselor and submitted by the 1st payment deadline. The Office of Financial Aid is unable to assess if a student will have aid available for summer until mid to late February.

Additional requirements for non-Mason applicants:

Official transcript: To be mailed or emailed to the Global Education Office at George Mason University.

Non-degree Contract Course/Admission Form: Please complete the form and upload it into the questionnaire.

* Additional application requirements may apply to individual programs. Once you open your application, you will see all application requirements.

Application instructions:

Academic Director

  Dae Yong Kim
Name Dae Kim

GEO Program Administrator

Name Allie Wallace
Phone (703) 993-3082

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.