Chinese

The Chinese Studies Program is your gateway to one of the world’s oldest and richest civilization. We open and pave your way to multiple China-related fields with solid preparation in the Chinese language, literature, and culture. We train you to achieve advanced language proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and to think critically about Chinese cultural phenomena.

Fall 2022 Courses Offerings

  • Course
    Title
    Schedule
    CRN
  • CHIN 1001/01 

    Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture I
    Face-to-Face
    T R 11:00 - 12:15
    80466
  • CHIN 1001/02 
    Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture I
    Face-to-Face
    T R 2:00 - 3:15
    80467
  • CHIN 1001/W01
    Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture I
    Synchronous online 
    T R 11:00 - 12:15
    80465
  • CHIN 1002/W01
    Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture II
    Synchronous online
    T R 11:00 - 12:15
    80468
  • CHIN 2001
    Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture I
    Face-to-face
    T R 2:00 - 3:15
    80469
  • CHIN 2002 
    Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture II
    Face-to-face
    T R 11: - 12:15
    80470
  • CHIN 3302
    Practical Conversation
    Synchronous online
    T R 2:00 - 3:15
    80471
  • CHIN 3303
    Grammar and Composition
    66% hybrid
    MWF 11:15 - 12:05 
    80472
  • CHIN 3305
    Reading in Culture II
    66% hybrid
    MWF 1:25 - 2:15
    80473

Chinese Major

The B.A. in Modern Language and Culture has four concentrations to choose from:

  • Second Language and Culture
  • Teacher Certification in Foreign Language (FLED)
  • Applied Business
  • Cross-disciplinary Perspectives

Chinese Minor

Why Study Chinese?

There are many compelling reasons to study Chinese:

  1. China is one of the world’s oldest and richest cultures, over 5000 years old.
  2. China is currently the second largest economy in the world.
  3. China is one of largest trading partners of the United States.
  4. Speaking Chinese is an asset and will open new doors for you.
  5. Knowing Chinese may give you an edge when applying for competitive positions.
  6. Knowing Chinese may give you new perspectives to look at the world.

Career opportunities with Chinese

Internships

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Chinese Club

Every year the Chinese Language and Culture Club organizes a series of cultural events, including a celebration of the Chinese New Year with food and student performances, Chinese cultural workshops, excursion to the local Chinese communities, and guest lectures on China-related topics. To learn more about Chinese Club, join them on Instagram, or check out their OwlLife page.

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