Courses in Chinese

A&H faculty members provide descriptions of courses offered each semester. These descriptions are specific to the current/upcoming semester and more detailed than the descriptions below. Be sure to take a look at these Course Descriptions when looking for information specific to each semester.

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Undergraduate Courses

Chinese

CHIN 1311 Beginning Chinese I (3 semester credit hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Chinese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: Completion of the language placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

CHIN 1312 Beginning Chinese II (3 semester credit hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Chinese I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Chinese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: CHIN 1311 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

CHIN 2311 (CHIN 2311) Intermediate Chinese I (3 semester credit hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Chinese. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. Includes the study of Chinese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: CHIN 1312 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

CHIN 2312 (CHIN 2312) Intermediate Chinese II (3 semester credit hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate Chinese I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course focuses on conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, and composition. A major course component will be an emphasis on Chinese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: CHIN 2311 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

CHIN 2350 Business Chinese (3 semester credit hours) Development of communication skills for interacting with Chinese speakers in a business setting. Prerequisite: CHIN 1302 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

CHIN 3330 Medical Chinese (3 semester credit hours) Development of communication skills for interacting with Chinese speakers in a healthcare setting. Prerequisite: CHIN 1302 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

CHIN 3365 Advanced Chinese I (3 semester credit hours) This course is designed to help students to build continuous vocabulary, increase the understanding of Chinese culture, and augment speaking fluency. The course will cover reading comprehension, the discussion of literature, and conversation in business and professional contexts. Prerequisite: CHIN 2312 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

CHIN 4301 Advanced Chinese Conversation (3 semester credit hours) Development of advanced conversational skills. Prerequisite: CHIN 3365 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

CHIN 4364 Advanced Chinese Culture (3 semester credit hours) Study of traditional elements and new trends in Chinese cultures. Prerequisite: CHIN 3365 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R