Underwood University’s Bachelor of Arts in Korean Studies is a four-year, 120-credit-hour program designed for students with an interest in the language, history, and culture of Korea. Korea has become a large and growing force in global business, economics, athletics, and cultural inﬂuence. Interest in Korean culture is at an all-time high, and Korean businesses and manufacturing are becoming a major part of the US and world economies. The BAKS program allows students to explore this interest while preparing them for work or further study in Korean language, history, or culture. The degree program has two concentrations: Korean Language and Taekwondo.