Chinese

Courses

CHIN 101 Chinese I 4.0 Credits

Introductory Mandarin Chinese. Includes listening, speaking, and reading, with individual audiolingual practice. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHIN 102 Chinese II 4.0 Credits

Continues CHIN 101. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 101 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 103 Chinese III 4.0 Credits

Continues CHIN 102. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 102 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 104 Chinese Speaking, Level II (Pinyin Only Track Option) 4.0 Credits

Chinese Speaking, Level II (Pinyin Only Track Option) includes listening, speaking, reading, and some writing solely using the Chinese phonetic system: pinyin. This course will continue to introduce standard (Mandarin) Chinese to students who have had little or no previous knowledge of the language. The course is designed to help students to continue acquiring the rudimentary knowledge of Chinese and develop basic skills in listening and speaking in the language. In this class, more emphasis will be given to the training of standard pronunciation and listening comprehension as well as some basic grammar and vocabulary usage. Students will be expected to work solely in recognizing and writing pinyin, placing a much heavier emphasis on learning Chinese as a spoken language.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 101 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 105 Chinese Speaking, Level III (Pinyin Only Track Option) 4.0 Credits

Chinese Speaking, Level III (Pinyin Only Track Option) includes listening, speaking, reading, and some writing solely using the Chinese phonetic system: pinyin. This course will continue to introduce standard (Mandarin) Chinese to students who have had little or no previous knowledge of the language. The course is designed to help students to continue acquiring the rudimentary knowledge of Chinese and develop basic skills in listening and speaking in the language. Students will be expected to work solely in recognizing and writing pinyin, placing a much heavier emphasis on learning Chinese as a spoken language. This course is specifically designed for spoken language acquisition. Students who take Chinese Speaking, Level III will not be able to continue on to Chinese 201.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 104 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 201 Chinese IV 4.0 Credits

This course includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing practice, with a focus on cultural competency and conversational skills. Builds on CHIN 103.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 103 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 202 Chinese V 4.0 Credits

This course includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing practice, with a focus on cultural competency and conversational skills. Builds on CHIN 201.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 201 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 310 Advanced Writing and Speaking 4.0 Credits

Provides advanced practice in written and oral communication, including journalistic, professional, and creative writing. Examines contemporary cultural contexts through media and news. Taught in Chinese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHIN 202 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 320 Introduction to Language for the Professions 3.0 Credits

Introduction to communication skills in areas such as contemporary business, health, and law in a culturally sensitive fashion. Taught in Chinese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: CHIN 310 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 340 Introduction to Power and Resistance 3.0 Credits

Introduction to the analysis of power relations and issues of (in)equality rooted in contemporary political and socio-economic systems. Taught in Chinese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: CHIN 310 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 350 Introduction to Language, Media, and Society 3.0 Credits

Introduction to the role of language and media in society, including sociolinguistics, gender, media studies, and communication. Taught in Chinese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: CHIN 310 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 420 Advanced Topics in Language for the Professions 3.0 Credits

Advanced communication skills in areas such as contemporary business, health, and law in a culturally sensitive fashion. Taught in Chinese. Topics will vary according to the instructor's expertise.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: CHIN 310 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 440 Advanced Topics in Power and Resistance 3.0 Credits

Advanced analysis of power relations and issues of (in)equality rooted in contemporary political and socio-economic systems. Taught in Chinese. Topics will vary according to the instructor's expertise.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: CHIN 310 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 450 Advanced Topics in Language, Media, and Society 3.0 Credits

Advanced analysis of the role of language and media in society, including sociolinguistics, gender, media studies, and communication. Taught in Chinese. Topics will vary according to the instructor's expertise.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: CHIN 310 [Min Grade: C]

CHIN 480 Chinese Minor Thesis Course 0.5-4.0 Credits

Independent research study on a topic selected by the student. Independent study is supervised by a faculty member and guided by a plan of study. At the end of the course, the student is required to produce a paper and oral defense on the topic of his paper.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHIN I199 Independent Study in CHIN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN I299 Independent Study in CHIN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN I399 Independent Study in CHIN 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN I499 Independent Study in CHIN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN T180 Special Topics in Chinese 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN T280 Special Topics in Chinese 12.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN T380 Special Topics in Chinese 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHIN T480 Special Topics in Chinese 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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