Bachelor of Arts in Korean Studies Taekwondo Concentration
- understand and be able to use spoken and written Korean at a level suitable for taekwondo learning and instruction;
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Korean martial arts culture;
- display taekwondo techniques in practice from basic to advanced skill levels;
- demonstrate competence, knowledge, know-how in networking, interacting and managing local, national and international martial arts and taekwondo competitions and federations;
|University Core Courses||3 Credits|
|General Education Courses||30 Credits|
|Korean Studies Major Core Courses||24 Credits|
|Korean Studies Major Elective Courses||6 Credits|
|Korean Language Concentration Core||27 Credits|
|Korean Language Concentration Electives||30 Credits|
Instructors of Program
Underwood’s taekwondo courses are taught by Master Chris Kim and Master Young Mi Youn.
Master Kim is a Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters-certified 9th degree black belt, and is a World Taekwondo Federation-certified International Taekwondo referee. He was a member of the US National Taekwondo Team from 1979 to 1982, and Olympic Training Center coach for the US National Team from 1989-1992. He also served as Olympic Training Center coach for the US Jr. Olympic Taekwondo Team from 1985-1987, and as International Advisor to the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters from 2008-2014. He is the owner of the World Class Taekwondo dojang in Suwanee, GA.
YOUNG MI YOUN
Master Youn is a Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters-certified 8th degree black belt. She is a World Taekwondo certified international Master Instructor and International Referee, Vice-chair of Kukkiwon International Relations bureau, and a member of the WTF Women’s Committee and of the Kukkiwon International Advisory Committee. She is a Grand Master at the World Class Taekwondo dojang in Suwanee, GA.