Chinese Course Offerings

CO = Co-requisite ● POI = Permission of Instructor ● PR = Prerequisite ● RE = Recommended ● XL = Cross-listed

101 Introductory Chinese I (4) A basic course designed to develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills and an awareness of the Chinese culture.

102 Introductory Chinese II (4) (PR: CHIN 101 or placement) A continuation of CHIN 101.

201 Intermediate Chinese I (3) (PR: CHIN 102 or placement) A continuation of the study of the Chinese language at the intermediate level.

202 Intermediate Chinese II (3) (PR: CHIN 201 or placement) A continuation of CHIN 201.

301 Chinese Composition and Conversation I (3) (PR: CHIN 202 or placement) This course is designed to enhance students’ oral proficiency, with additional emphases on reading comprehension and basic composition.

302 Chinese Composition and Conversation II (3) (PR: CHIN 301 or placement) As a continuation of Chinese Composition and Conversation I, this course is for students who have studied Chinese for five semesters (or placement equivalent) and have developed a basic sense of Chinese culture and language. The objective of this course is to improve students’ oral communication and writing skills.

341 Business Chinese (3) (PR: CHIN 301) This course is designed to develop skills in the Chinese language and current practices used when conducting business in Chinese. The skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese will be taught and practiced in audio materials, motivating texts, and other sources in business topics in the Chinese context.

442 Directed Studies in Chinese (1-9) (PR: CHIN 202) Directed independent study in Chinese on a topic approved by the department. See Catalog.

444 Internships (1-6) See Catalog.
446 Readings (1-9) See Catalog.
448 Research (1-9) See Catalog.
450 Seminar (1-9) See Catalog.
452 Special Projects (1-9) See Catalog.
458 Special Topics (1-6) See Catalog.

Chinese Studies Courses

1110 Chinese Calligraphy (1) An introductory course on Chinese calligraphy, the art of brush writing. Through this course, students will learn the history, basic styles, and techniques of Chinese calligraphy. It is a hands-on course for learning brush writing. Chinese culture in this respect is introduced as well. The instruction will be in English. No Chinese learning background is required.

3470 Special Topics (1-6) See Catalog
4004 Readings (1-9) See Catalog
4005 Directed Study (1-6) See Catalog.
4006 Seminar (1-9) See Catalog.
4007 Internship (1-6) See Catalog.