Courses

CHIN 1003. Elementary Chinese I. 3 Hours.

Elementary Chinese. (Typically offered: Fall)

CHIN 1013. Elementary Chinese II. 3 Hours.

Elementary courses stress correct pronunciation, Aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability. (Typically offered: Spring)

CHIN 2003. Intermediate Chinese I. 3 Hours.

Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills. (Typically offered: Fall)

CHIN 2013. Intermediate Chinese II. 3 Hours.

Continued development of basic speaking comprehension and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills. (Typically offered: Spring)

CHIN 3003. Advanced Chinese. 3 Hours.

Continues to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and presents more complex forms and structures of the language as well as additional characters. Prerequisite: CHIN 2013 (Typically offered: Fall)

CHIN 3033. Conversation. 3 Hours.

Guided conversation practice for the post-intermediate student. Prerequisite: CHIN 2013 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Spring)

CHIN 3103. Chinese Culture through Film. 3 Hours.

This course explores Chinese culture through the lens of Chinese films and with an emphasis on contemporary Chinese communicative culture. The course is designed to give students analytical insights into Chinese culture, especially how Chinese history, philosophy, society, language, education, customs, and economic developments shape contemporary Chinese culture and Chinese people's communication. This course is taught in English; no knowledge of the Chinese language is required. (Typically offered: Fall) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.
This course is cross-listed with AIST 3103.

CHIN 3983. Special Studies. 3 Hours.

May be offered in subject not specifically covered by courses otherwise listed. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

CHIN 4313. Culture and Society in China. 3 Hours.

Social, communicative, technological, and business contexts of contemporary Chinese culture and society, as well as implications for global citizens. Taught in English. No knowledge of the Chinese language required. (Typically offered: Spring)
This course is cross-listed with AIST 4323.

CHIN 4333. Business Chinese Language in Speaking and Writing. 3 Hours.

Introduction of Chinese vocabulary, formats, and expressions in business environments, such as company structures, management, banking and accounting, as well as how to read and write contracts, letters, and other business documents. Prerequisite: CHIN 3003 or equivalent Chinese proficiency. (Typically offered: Fall)