Languages and Cultures

STUDY ABROAD in China!

The Chinese Program

Languages and Cultures: Chinese Track

Requirements (see also below)

Sequence

A minimum of 33 credit hours is required for the BA in Chinese, beginning with Chinese I III (CHINESE 101). Students must receive aminimum grade of C in every course required for the major. Students for the BA in Chinese must complete LANGCULT 200 and LANGCULT 400.

Course # Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite Semester Completed
LANGCULT 200 Comparative Cultural Studies* 3 no prerequisite Spring / Fall 20_____
LANGCULT 400 Comparative Language Studies: History and Linguistics* 3 LANGCULT 200 and at least one intermediate language course or permission of the instructor Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 101 Chinese I 3 no prerequisite Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 102 Chinese II 3 Chinese 1 CHINESE 101 or the equivalent Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 203 Chinese III 3 Chinese II CHINESE 102 or the equivalent Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 204 Chinese IV 3 Chiense III CHINESE 203 or the equivalent Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 490 Comprehensive Chinese 3 Chinese IV CHINESE 204 or the equivalent Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 491 Conversational Chinese 3 Chinese IV CHINESE 204 or the equivalent Spring / Fall 20_____
CHINESE 492 Chinese Listening 3 Chinese IV CHINESE 204 or the equivalent Spring / Fall 20_____

Immersion requirement. No course is required for the required immersion experience. Students will usually fulfill the immersion requirement through study abroad. However, the immersion experience is broadly defined and may include many opportunities both domestic and abroad.
Course # Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite Semester Completed
LANGCULT Immersion Experience in Languages and Cultures varies varies Spring / Fall 20_____

It is the sole resonsibility of the student to make sure that credits required for graduation are counted properly and to exclude Developmental Studies courses from the count. Faculty provide only advice.


The Chinese Minor

The Chinese Minor focuses on language training in particular, requiring students to earn 12 credits in Chinese I-IV, and 6 credits in Chinese culture studies for a total of 18 credit hours. Credits can be transferred with approval. The goal of this curriculum is to help students reach intermediate to advanced proficiency levels.

Required Courses (12 credits):
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
CHINESE 101 Chinese I 3
CHINESE 102 Chinese II 3
CHINESE 203 Chinese III 3
CHINESE 204 Chinese IV 3

Electives (Choose 6 credits from the following):

Course # Course Title Credit Hours
CHINESE 211 Foundations of Chinese Civilization 3
CHINESE 212 China Today 3
HISTORY 131 Asian Civilization to 1500 3
HISTORY 132 Asian Civilization since 1500 3
HISTORY 359 20th Century China 3
HISTORY 355 East Asia since 1800 3
POLISCI 368 Asian Politics 3
POLISCI 360 Nations, States and Governments 3
POLISCI 310 Government and Politics of China 3
POLISCI 370 Government and Politics of China and India 3
ARTHSTRY 346 Art History of the Far East 3

 


Chinese Catalog of Courses