Chinese (CHIN)

Courses

CHIN 101. Elementary Chinese I. 4 hours.

Basic grammar; sentence patterns; vocabulary study; reading and writing with Chinese characters; simple oral practice. Course Information: This course is taught in a blended-online format. Extensive computer use required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Credit is not given for CHIN 101 if the student has credit in CHIN 111. Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on the department placement test.

CHIN 102. Elementary Chinese II. 4 hours.

Continuation of Chinese 101. Course Information: This course is taught in a blended-online format. Extensive computer use required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Course Information: Credit is not given for CHIN 102 if the student already has credit in CHIN 111. Prerequisite(s): CHIN 101; or appropriate score on the department placement test.

CHIN 103. Intermediate Chinese I. 4 hours.

Study of Mandarin Chinese language and culture. Intensive practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing at the intermediate level. Course Information: Credit is not given for CHIN 103 if the student already has credit in CHIN 112. This course is taught in a blended-online format. Extensive computer use and internet access are required. A high-speed internet connection, while not required, is strongly suggested. Prerequisite(s): CHIN 102; or appropriate score on the department placement test or the equivalent AP or IB test score.

CHIN 104. Intermediate Chinese II. 4 hours.

Continuation of Chinese 103. Course Information: Credit is not given for CHIN 104 if the student already has credit in CHIN 112. This course is taught in a blended-online format. Extensive computer use and internet access are required. A high-speed internet connection, while not required, is strongly suggested. Prerequisite(s): CHIN 103; or appropriate score on the department placement test or the equivalent AP or IB test score.

CHIN 196. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Individual study under faculty direction for qualified students with special interests and needs. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the degree and the major.

CHIN 200. Advanced Communication in Chinese. 3 hours.

The study of Mandarin Chinese at the high intermediate to advanced level. Interpersonal, interpretative, and presentational modes of communication used in formal and informal communicative situations. Course Information: Not intended for students with native proficiency in Chinese. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in CHIN 104; or Grade of C or better in CHIN 112; or appropriate score on the department placement test or equivalent AP or IB Test score.

CHIN 209. Advanced Chinese Language and Culture. 3 hours.

Chinese culture as reflected in language, communication, daily life, and creative works. Intensive listening, speaking, reading and writing at the intermediate-advanced level. Course Information: Same as GLAS 209. Not intended for students with native proficiency in Chinese. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in CHIN 104; or Grade of C or better in CHIN 112; or appropriate score on the department placement test or equivalent AP or IB Test score.

CHIN 296. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Individual study under faculty direction for qualified students at the intermediate level who have special interests and needs. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the degree and the major.

CHIN 300. Special Topics in Advanced Chinese Skills. 3 hours.

A content-based approach to developing advanced Chinese language skills. Students will develop real-world skills in Chinese and gain deep understanding of various aspects of Chinese culture, history and society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours, if topics vary. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better or concurrent registration in CHIN 200 or Grade of C or better of concurrent registration in CHIN 209; or consent of the instructor.