Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Chinese

 

CHIN 111    Elementary Chinese I    3
Open only to students with one year or less of high school study. Basic sounds and structure patterns of Mandarin-Chinese are established through a direct audio-lingual approach. Fall. Skill Area III


CHIN 112    Elementary Chinese II   3
Prereq.:  CHIN 111 or equivalent (normally, two years high school study). No credit given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in Chinese except by permission of the department chair. A continuation of CHIN 111. Spring. Skill Area III

 

CHIN 125    Intermediate Chinese I  3
Prereq.:  One year of college Chinese or equivalent. Further work on the patterns of Chinese structure with readings and conversation in the language. No credit will be given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in Chinese except by permission of the department chair. Fall. Skill Area III [I]


CHIN 126    Intermediate Chinese II 3

Prereq.:  CHIN 125. A continuation of CHIN 125. No  credit will be given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in Chinese except by permission of the department chair. Spring. Skill Area III [I]

 

CHIN 225    Intermediate Chinese III      3
Prereq.:  CHIN 125 or 126, or permission of instructor. Designed to help students improve speaking skills through discussion of Chinese contemporary texts. Taught in Chinese. Fall. Skill Area III [I]


CHIN 226    Intermediate Chinese IV 3
Prereq.:  CHIN 125 or 126, or permission of instructor. Designed to help students improve writing skills by means of frequent composition in Chinese. Taught in Chinese. Spring. Skill Area III [I]


CHIN 261    Business Chinese  3

Prereq.:  CHIN 126 or permission of instructor.  Development of oral and written skills needed for conducting business in the Chinese language. Study of cultural attitudes of Chinese business people. Taught in Chinese. Irregular. Skill Area III [I]

 

CHIN 304    Topics in Chinese Literature  3

Prereq.:  CHIN 225 or 226 (either may be taken concurrently), or permission of instructor.  Representative selections from modern Chinese authors. Taught in Chinese. May be repeated for up to 9 credits with different topics. Irregular. Study Area I [I] [L]


CHIN 315    Topics in Chinese Culture     3

Prereq.:  CHIN 225 or 226 (eigther may be taken concurrently), or permission of instructor.  Aspects of Chinese cultural development. Taught in Chinese. May be repeater for up to 9 credits with different topics. Irregular. Study Area II [I]


CHIN 335    Advanced Chinese for Oral Expression      3

Prereq.:  CHIN 225 or permission of instructor. Student development or oral proficiency in Chinese through discussion of readings, films and other authentic materials. Taught in Chinese. Irregular. [I]

 

CHIN 336    Advanced Chinese Composition  3

Prereq.:  CHIN 226 or permission of instructor.  Student developoment of written proficiency in Chinese based on readings, translations, and frequent compositions. Taught in Chinese. Irregular. [I]


CHIN 475    Studies in Classical Chinese  3

Prereq.:  CHIN 304 or 315, or permission of instructor. Introduction to classical Chinese literature, including etymology, semantics, grammar, and literature Taught in Chinese. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different topics. Irregular. [I]

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