Chinese (CHIN)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(4-0) Cr. 4. F.


Introduction to spoken and written colloquial Mandarin through pinyin and simplified characters.

(4-0) Cr. 4. S.

Prereq: CHIN 101
Introduction to spoken and written colloquial Mandarin through pinyin and simplified characters.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(4-0) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: CHIN 102
Development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Review and expansion of grammar skills, intensification of character acquisition.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(4-0) Cr. 4. S.

Prereq: CHIN 201
Development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Review and expansion of grammar skills, intensification of character acquisition.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Interdisciplinary introduction to Chinese society and culture from earliest times to the present. Topics include ancient literature, philosophy, religion, art, architecture, customs, transition to a modern society, social changes, urban life, popular culture, and contemporary values and ideas.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: CHIN 202 or equivalent
Continuing development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills beyond intermediate level. Expansion of cultural literacy through a variety of texts from the humanities, social sciences, mass media and business.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: CHIN 301 or equivalent
Continuing development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills beyond intermediate level. Expansion of cultural literacy through a variety of texts from the humanities, social sciences, mass media and business.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(4-0) Cr. 4. S.

Prereq: CHIN 202 or equivalent
Introduction to professional language and culture in China and Chinese-speaking regions in Asia. Development of all four language skills, focusing on practical applications in the professional contexts. Development of global awareness and cross-cultural understanding. Preparation for internships.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.

Prereq: ENGL 150 or equivalent
Topics may include traditional prose, poetry, novel and drama; twentieth-century fiction and film. All readings and class discussions in English.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-2) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. S.

Prereq: ENGL 250 or equivalent
Focusing on contemporary society, culture, literature and the arts. All readings, discussions, and papers in English. Topics vary from year to year.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: CHIN 302 or equivalent
Critical understanding of authentic texts at the advanced level through reading, translation, and/or application in professional contexts; consolidation of existing language skills, in-depth analysis of cultural issues, and development of professional language proficiency. Taught in Chinese.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: CHIN 302
Critical understanding of authentic texts at the advanced level through reading, translation, and/or application in professional contexts; consolidation of existing language skills, in-depth analysis of cultural issues, and development of professional language proficiency. Taught in Chinese.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: CHIN 302 or equivalent
Critical understanding of authentic texts at the advanced level through reading, translation, and/or application in professional contexts; consolidation of existing language skills, in-depth analysis of cultural issues, and development of professional language proficiency. Taught in Chinese.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: CHIN 302 or equivalent
Critical understanding of authentic texts at the advanced level through reading, translation, and/or application in professional contexts; consolidation of existing language skills, in-depth analysis of cultural issues, and development of professional language proficiency. Taught in Chinese.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: 6 credits in Chinese and permission of department chair
Designed to meet student needs in areas beyond current course offerings or to accommodate the desire to integrate a study of literature or language with special issues in major fields.