Reillumination of Western History

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Reillumination of Western History

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Objective
    The class is designed to first understand a piece of primary source and second expand the study by reading secondary sources which will ultimately lead to re-examination of the history from the 5th century BC to the 17th century AD.

    Textbook, Material
    Bonhomme, B.(ed.), Milestone Documents in World History; Exploring the Primary Sources that shaped the World (Texas, 2010).


    * Edited version of the textbook will be uploaded on 'blackboard' two weeks before the beginning of the term.
    * There will be additional material every week which will also be uploaded or be available at the print shop in the central library(TBA).


Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.