CHIN-1011 Beginning Chinese Language and Culture I

4 Credits

Introduction to standard Chinese (Mandarin) through listening, speaking, reading, writing, and interpersonal communication activities. Includes introduction to Pinyin, tones, radicals, character structures, sentence structures, and culture awareness to be able to perform real-world communicative tasks in culturally appropriate ways.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

CHIN-1021 Beginning Chinese Language and Culture II

4 Credits

Continued study of standard Chinese with expansion of vocabulary. Practice in conversation on given subjects and transition from speaking to reading.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): CHIN-1011 Beginning Chinese Language and Culture I, or departmental approval.

CHIN-1820 Independent Study/Research in Chinese

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics. (See Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings).

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

CHIN-182H Honors Independent Study in Chinese

1-3 Credits

Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

CHIN-2820 Independent Advanced Study/Research in Chinese

1-3 Credits

Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics. (See Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings.)

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

CHIN-282H Advanced Honors Independent Study/Research in Chinese

1-3 Credits

Advanced Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placment Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.