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.
Spring 2024 Course Offerings
CHIN 1001/01Elementary Chinese IMW 3:40 - 4:4510570
CHIN 1001/W01Elementary Chinese I (synchronous online)TR 11:00 pm - 12:15 pm10571
CHIN 1002/01Elementary Chinese IITR 11:00 pm - 12:15 pm10572
CHIN 1002/W01Elementary Chinese II (synchronous online)MW 6:30 - 7:4510573
CHIN 2001/01Intermediate Chinese IMW 5:00 - 6:1510574
CHIN 2002/01Intermediate Chinese IIMW 3:30 - 4:4510575
CHIN 3200Critical reading and applied writingTR 2:00 - 3:1510576
CHIN 3304Readings in Culture I (66% hybrid)M(WF) 2:30 - 3:2010577
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
There are many compelling reasons to study Chinese:
- China is one of the world’s oldest and richest cultures, over 5000 years old.
- China is currently the second largest economy in the world.
- China is one of largest trading partners of the United States.
- Speaking Chinese is an asset and will open new doors for you.
- Knowing Chinese may give you an edge when applying for competitive positions.
- Knowing Chinese may give you new perspectives to look at the world.
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.
Chinese Language and Culture Club Advisor: Dr. Sha Huang (firstname.lastname@example.org)