Chinese - CHIN


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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101 Elementary Chinese I
4 hours. Basic grammar; sentence patterns; vocabulary study; reading and writing with Chinese characters; simple oral practice. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. This course may be taught in a blended-online format. When that is the case, internet access will be required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Please check the online class schedule for blended-online sections.

102 Elementary Chinese II
4 hours. Continuation of Chinese 101. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. This course may be taught in a blended-online format. When that is the case, internet access will be required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Please check the online class schedule for blended-online sections. Prerequisite(s): CHIN 101 or the equivalent.

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. Credit is not given for CHIN 103 if the student already has credit in CHIN 104 or CHIN 112. This is a blended online and classroom course. 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.

104 Intermediate Chinese II
4 hours. Continuation of Chinese 103. Credit is not given for CHIN 104 if the student already has credit in CHIN 112. This is a blended online and classroom course. 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.

111 Chinese for Students from Chinese Background I
4 hours. Principal emphasis is on writing and reading for students who have some knowledge of Mandarin or other Chinese dialect. Credit is not given for CHIN 111 if student has credit in CHIN 101 or CHIN 102. Two additional hours each week in the language laboratory. This course may be taught in a blended-online format. When that is the case, internet access will be required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Please check the online class schedule for blended-online sections. Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on the department placement test. Recommended background: Familiarity with a Chinese dialect (speaking and listening).

112 Chinese for Students from Chinese Background II
4 hours. Principal emphasis is on writing and reading. For students who have some knowledge of Mandarin or other Chinese dialect. No credit given for CHIN 112 if the student has credit in CHIN 103 or CHIN 104. Two additional hours each week in the language laboratory. This course may be taught in a blended-online format. When that is the case, internet access will be required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Please check the online class schedule for blended-online sections. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in CHIN 111; or appropriate score on the department placement test. Recommended background: Familiarity with a Chinese dialect (speaking and listening).

196 Independent Study
1 TO 4 hours. Individual study under faculty direction for qualified students with special interests and needs. 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.

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. Same as ASST 209. Taught in a mix of English and Mandarin Chinese, with more use of Mandarin Chinese over the semester. All assignments are to be completed in Chinese. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in CHIN 104; or placement test score or AP score equivalent to completion of CHIN 104; or instructor's approval. World Cultures course.

296 Independent Study
1 TO 4 hours. Individual study under faculty direction for qualified students at the intermediate level who have special interests and needs. 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.


Information provided by the Office of Programs and Academic Assessment.

This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.