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Last approved: Wed, 28 Jun 2023 03:12:40 GMT

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Spring 2023
Intermediate Korean Microcredential
Belinda Sykes (Office of the Registrar, Catalog & Curriculum Coordinator)
Liberal Arts (10)
School of Language, Culture & Society

Other Request


Early Alert


These questions are designed to produce the equivalent of a 2-page summary of the proposed program that can be used to create an Early Alert document that will be submitted to the Statewide Provosts Council.
4. What is the anticipated enrollment (Fall Term headcount) at the launch of the program and the planned goals for 5 and 10 years out?

Create, Change or Terminate a College or Academic Unit


Executive Summary





Curriculum Mapping


Objectives, Functions, and Activities






Strategic Plan


External Impacts





New Subject Code



The proposed course designator should have an identified purpose within the curricular structure of Oregon State University.


Responsibility for the integrity and oversight of the proposed course designator should be clearly identified.


Who will benefit from the new course designator, and what changes will result from its implementation.

Mass Subject Code Change


Change College Requirements (Obsolete)



Microcredential Request

General Information

Intermediate Korean Microcredential
Sun Young Kim, Korean Instructor,

Description and Requirements

Intermediate Korean Program is designed to increase fluency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through pragmatic topics necessary for survival and daily activities in target language culture. Topic-based lesson consists of model dialogues, narration, vocabulary, grammar and culture corresponding to the Intermediate level.
Korean Intermediate program is a student-centered, proficiency-based, communicative language program designed to prepare students for life as members of multilingual and multicultural communities locally and globally.
Builds Intermediate Korean skills that can be applied to any academic, career or professional objective. Students will practice speaking, listening, reading and writing in addition to expanding awareness of sociocultural elements related to communities where Korean is spoken.
To complete the Intermediate Korean program, students are required to complete the second-year Korean courses; KOR211, KOR212, and KOR213 through Ecampus. KOR211, KOR212, and KOR213 courses are offered in Fall, Winter and Spring in sequence.
Whoever completes this program will be able to get the microcredential certificate which approves their completion of the Korean intermediate (200) level courses requiring 360 hours of online learning participation equivalent to twenty (12) college level credits.
Completing the micro credential also prepares students to take the TOPIK (The Test of Proficiency in Korean administered by the Korea National Institute for International Education) level 2 test.
KOR211 is offered in Fall
KOR212 is offered in Winter
KOR213 is offered in Spring


Listening & Speaking at the TOPIK Level 2
Reading at the TOPIK Level 2
Writing at the TOPIK Level 2
Definition of TOPIK: The Test of Proficiency in Korean is a Korean language test for non-native speakers of Korean. The test is offered six times annually within Korea and less often to people studying Korean in other countries.

Strategic Plan

Transformative Education that is Accessible to All Learners
Significant and Visible Impact in Oregon and Beyond
A Culture of Belonging, Collaboration, and Innovation
Goal 2: Prepares students for using Korean in their fields via online learning. Lays the foundation for ongoing lifelong learning of Korean.
Goal 3: Course design invites students from Oregon and beyond to share their experiences and cultures via the course activities.
Goal 4: Course design includes collaborative work and other inclusive approaches to teaching and learning.

Administrative Resources


Request to Retain a Course

Course Details

Memorandum of Understanding

MOU for Offering an Existing Academic Program at a Different Physical Campus


Program Coordination Requirements

OSU-Cascades leadership and the College Dean agree that there is sufficient coordination of the program between all campuses offering the program.

Both (all) campuses agree that the following individuals are appointed as the primary lead for program development coordination, unless otherwise notified of an alternate:

Course Delivery

Program Maintenance

A major factor in continued excellence is the maintenance and refreshment of courses and the program. As part of maintenance, the College and any campus offering the program commit to the following:


Partnership Agreement

CIP Code Change

Is this a STEM CIP?

Is this a STEM CIP?


Alternative Summative Assessment

Alternative Summative Assessments (ASA) are a substitution for the committee-driven oral exam present in most MA/MS degrees. The ASA should provide similar insights as the oral exam into the program and graduate learning outcomes.


Is the student assigned a traditional three-graduate-faculty member committee?


Statement of Intent



Proposed Course Details

Are you proposing more than one CoreEd course in this form?

Is this a new OSU course?

Is this course part of a College of Science series?

Is this a Common Course Numbered (CCN) course?

Additional Courses

Prerequisites and Restrictions





Faculty (Re)Designing The Course/s


In-person and Hybrid Courses


Ecampus Courses


Ecampus and Other Locations


WIC Courses


DPO Courses


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