Modern and Classical Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor in Chinese

For policies governing all minors, see the Undergraduate Policies section of this catalog.

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Minor Requirements (Catalog Year 2016-2017)

Students pursuing this minor must complete 18 credits beyond CHIN 250 (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 2.00 in each course. Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor.

Three courses (9 credits) in language chosen from:

CHIN 300 - Reading Skills Development Credits: 3

CHIN 301 - Advanced Grammar and Syntax Credits: 3

CHIN 305 - Chinese for the Business World Credits: 3

CHIN 480 - Fourth-Year Chinese I Credits: 3

CHIN 481 - Fourth-Year Chinese II Credits: 3

One course (3 credits) in literature taught in Chinese chosen from:

CHIN 318 - Introduction to Classical Chinese Credits: 3

CHIN 355 - Readings in Chinese Poetry and Poetics Credits: 3

CHIN 365 - Readings in Chinese Fiction after Mao Credits: 3

Two courses (6 credits) chosen from either of the two groups above or from the courses below:

No more than one course taught in English may be applied to the minor.

CHIN 310 - Survey of Chinese Literature Credits: 3

CHIN 311 - Modern Chinese Literature in Translation Credits: 3

CHIN 320 - Contemporary Chinese Film Credits: 3

CHIN 470 - Special Topics in Chinese Studies Credits: 3

ARTH 384 - Arts of China Credits: 3

HIST 353 - History of Traditional China Credits: 3

HIST 354 - Modern China Credits: 3

HIST 358 - Post-1949 China Credits: 3

RELI 314 - Chinese Philosophies and Religious Traditions Credits: 3

Total: 18 credits

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