CHI 1010: Beginning Chinese I

For students who have had little or no previous exposure to the language. Introduces the basics of pronunciation and of the structural and writing systems of standard modern Chinese (Mandarin Chinese).

Credits: 4

Department: Language and Culture
CHI 1020: Beginning Chinese II

A continuation of CHI 1010. Increased time is devoted to reading and writing. Development of oral skills remains the primary object of the course.

Credits: 4

PREREQ: CHI1010

Department: Language and Culture
CHI 1505: Chinese Culture and Social Life

Introduces various aspects of Chinese culture (e.g., values, customs, manners, and festivals) and discusses everyday life in contemporary Chinese society.

Credits: 3

Department: History
CHI 1505: Chinese Culture and Social Life

Introduces various aspects of Chinese culture (e.g., values, customs, manners, and festivals) and discusses everyday life in contemporary Chinese society.

Credits: 3

Department: Language and Culture
CHI 2010: Intermediate Chinese I

Designed for students who have completed CHI 1010 and 1020 or the equivalent. Consolidates the foundation that students have acquired through previous coursework and introduces more complex grammatical structures and background cultural information.

Credits: 4

PREREQ: CHI1020

Department: Language and Culture
CHI 2020: Intermediate Chinese II

A continuation of CHI 2010. Consolidates the foundation that students have acquired through previous coursework and introduces more complex grammatical structures and background cultural information.

Credits: 4

PREREQ: CHI2010

Department: Language and Culture
CHI 3010: Advanced Chinese I

Designed for students who have completed CHI 2010 and 2020 or studied the language for at least two years. Consolidates the knowledge and skills acquired through previous coursework and enhances reading, writing, and oral-expressive skills.

Credits: 4

PREREQ: CHI2020

Department: Language and Culture
CHI 3020: Advanced Chinese II

A continuation of CHI 3010, designed for students who have completed five semesters of college-level Chinese or the equivalent. Consolidates the knowledge and skills acquired through previous coursework and enhances reading, writing, and oral proficiency.

Credits: 4

PREREQ: CHI3010

Department: Language and Culture

Related history courses:

HIS 2820/Introduction to Chinese Arts and Culture
HIS 3145/Chinese Cinema and History
HIS 3310/Politics and Literature in Modern China
HIS 3510/China in the Modern Age
HIS 3770/Traditional China

Related philosophy courses:

PHI 3290/Chinese Philosophy: From Confucius through the Neo-Confucian Synthesis of the Song Dynasty