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Seoul Courses - 2019 Yonsei Summer

Studying abroad can be a more meaningful and invigorating learning experience than at home—both inside and outside of the classroom. You may be more curious and alert than you usually are so use this heightened energy to enhance your studies as well as your cultural and geographical explorations. You may also encounter different teaching styles and course processes; be prepared to adapt and to learn.


USAC's partnership with Yonsei University provides you with an array of academic offerings taught in English during the six-week summer session. Course offerings are vast and regularly include subjects ranging arts and humanities to business, science, and Asian studies. Areas of study believed to be of most interest to USAC students are included below as a sample of what the university offers. Courses are subject to availability and approval of prerequisites which are determined by Yonsei University. Please visit the USAC website for more details. Yonsei University is AACSB and EQUIS accredited.


All courses at Yonsei University are worth three credits and taught in English. Students must enroll in a minimum of two courses, for a total of six credits.

Recent offerings include:

Arts, Culture, and Humanities

  • Introduction to Art History
  • Music Theory
  • World History: The Modern Era

East Asian Studies

  • East Asian Fiction
  • Modern Asia
  • East Asian Art History
  • Security and Insecurity in Northeast Asia

Korean Language

  • Beginning
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Korean Studies

  • Contemporary Korean Culture & the Korean Culture Wave
  • Modern Korean History
  • Introduction to Korean Studies
  • Korean American History

Management and Economics

  • Econometrics
  • Supply Chain Fundamentals and Strategies
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Innovation and Technology Management

Science, Technology, and Environment

  • Calculus
  • Energy and the Environment
  • General Chemistry
  • General Physics
  • Genetics
  • Innovation and Technology Management

Social Sciences

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Law and Economics
  • Sociology Psychology
  • American Constitutional Law


Students enrolled in the summer program in Seoul are eligible to participate in Yonsei University's Korea Summer Internship Program (approximately 20 hours per week; 3-credit course). The Korea Summer Internship Program offers you direct exposure to global corporate settings in the heart of Seoul, taking advantage of Yonsei University's vast alumni networks, and strong ties with business and educational partners.

Course Descriptions

To obtain course syllabi, click on the link(s) below and follow the prompts to specific course information. Please contact the USAC Student Information department if you have difficulty finding the information.