Courses

CHIN 1003. Elementary Chinese I. 3 Hours.

Elementary Chinese.

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.

CHIN 2003. Intermediate Chinese I. 3 Hours.

Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills.

CHIN 2013. Intermediate Chinese II. 3 Hours.

Continued development of basic speaking comprehension and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills.

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

CHIN 3033. Conversation. 3 Hours.

Guided conversation practice for the post-intermediate student. Prerequisite: CHIN 2013 or equivalent.

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.May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

CHIN 3983. Special Studies. 3 Hours.

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

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

Introduction of key principles, customs, and behaviors in Chinese society to help students understand the Chinese business context. This course is taught in English.

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.