2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses

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CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I 4 cr.
  • Offered: At least once a year
An introductory course in the Chinese language and culture. Students learn rudimentary “survival” skills such as social etiquette, telling time and directions, talking about family, school and work, and writing and recognizing written characters.
CHN 102 Elementary Chinese II 4 cr.
  • Offered: Every other year/after every two CHN101 offerings.
  • Prerequisites: CHN 101 or instructor’s permission.

The second course in the elementary Chinese sequence. An introduction to the Chinese language and culture. Students learn rudimentary “survival” skills, such as social etiquettes; telling time and giving directions; talking about family, school and work; and writing and recognizing written characters. 

CHN 210 Chinese Culture and Customs 4 cr.  (4-0-0)
  • Offered: Fall

An introduction to Chinese culture and customs. Topics include social and business etiquette, written and spoken language and dialects, regional foods, and traditional culture and customs. Cross-cultural comparisons between the East and the West will also be discussed.

Notes:

CHN 210 is taught in English.

CHN 299 Apprenticeship in Chinese 1-2 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Written department permission.

Apprenticeship activities require students to use their knowledge of Chinese and develop their competency in the language. This includes such things as proofreading, editing, translating, and assisting in Chinese language research, as well as assisting in teaching Chinese to others.

Notes:

May be taken for a maximum of two credits.