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Online Enrichment Courses
UWF Continuing Education offers a variety of 6-week online enrichment courses. New courses start monthly with all lessons online, giving you the flexibility to gain new skills on your own time. Personal development topics include:
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Shotokan Karate - Fall
Dates: September 9 - December 9, 2021
Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels welcome! This class examines the methods involved in traditional Karate-do, or 'Way of the empty hand,' through a traditional Japanese style known as Shotokan Karate. With membership in over 100 countries, the JKA is the world’s largest and most prestigious karate organization. Recognized heir to the Shotokan karate tradition, it is the only legal karate entity officially approved by the Japanese government as an association of members for the promotion of karate. This course will further stress the importance of the health benefits and unarmed self-defense techniques resulting from physical conditioning and mental discipline. A plain white Ji (uniform) is required for this class. Uniforms are available from the instructor at an additional cost, or students may provide their own.
Schedule: Tues. & Thurs., 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Skip dates: 11/11, 11/25
Location: UWF Pensacola Campus, Bldg. 72, Rm. 129 (Green Studio)
Certificate in Korean Studies
The personal enrichment Korean Language courses can be taken as part of the Center for Asian Studies Certificate of Completion in Korean Studies. The Center for Asian Studies Certificate in Korean Studies is conferred upon those students who have demonstrated a fundamental knowledge of Korean language, culture, history and society. There are three components to the certificate. The Korean language component builds listening and speaking, and reading and writing skills. Mastery of the hangul writing system and basic grammar and vocabulary are the focus of this sequence. The Korean History, Culture and Society component gives a foundation of knowledge that anybody studying Korean society needs through an academic course that is designed for the Certificate Program. The third component is the experiential component that provides a structured opportunity for students to experience Korean culture first hand.
For more information, contact the Center for Asian Studies.
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