Minor (Asian Studies with emphasis in Chinese, 20 credits)
111, 112 Elementary Chinese. (4,4)
Introduction to the basic elements of the Chinese language. Practice in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing, including work with grammar, pronunciation, and culture.
211, 212 Intermediate Chinese. (4,4)
Review and continued study of grammar together with additional training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. 211 and 212 emphasize Chinese culture and civilization. Satisfactory completion of Chinese 211 fulfills the core foreign language proficiency requirement.
311, 312 Advanced Chinese: Conversation, Reading, and Literature. (4, 4)
Designed to help students solidify and further their communicative and reading ability in Chinese through contact with various written and spoken styles of modern Chinese. Advanced Chinese also provides a basic introduction to contemporary Chinese literature and culture.
Courses taught abroad
115 Elementary Chinese I Abroad.
116 Elementary Chinese II Abroad.
215 Intermediate Chinese I Abroad.
271 Individual Learning Project. (1-4)
Supervised reading or research at the lower-division level. Permission of department chair required. Not available to first-year students.
371 Individual Learning Project. (1-4)
Supervised reading or research at the upper-division level. Permission of department chair and completion and/or concurrent registration of 12 credits within the department required. Not available to first-year students.