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Courses - Fall 2017
CHIN
Chinese Department Site
CHIN101
(Perm Req)
Intensive Elementary Chinese I
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Introduction to speaking, reading, and writing Chinese with an emphasis on mastering the essentials of pronunciation, basic characters and structural patterns.
CHIN105
Elementary Chinese - Accelerated Track
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not have completed CHIN103, CHIN102, or CHIN101.
Accelerated instruction in Mandarin Chinese at the elementary level for students with prior Chinese language background, either through home use or formal instruction.
CHIN201
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Spoken Chinese I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: CHIN102; or must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Corequisite: CHIN202.
Additional information: Must be taken in conjunction with CHIN202.
Emphasis on development of conversational skills with vocabulary build-up and controlled conversation.
CHIN202
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Intermediate Written Chinese I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: CHIN103; or must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Corequisite: CHIN201.
Additional information: Must be taken in conjunction with CHIN201.
Reading and writing skills with emphasis on grammar and Chinese characters.
CHIN301
(Perm Req)
Advanced Chinese I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN202; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And must have taken a placement interview offered by the department for Non-majors.
Readings in expository and fictional writing with conversation and composition.
CHIN305
(Perm Req)
Life in China through TV Plays I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN203 and CHIN204; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Using authentic Chinese language material in short TV plays to learn about society and life in China.
CHIN401
(Perm Req)
Readings in Modern Chinese I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN302; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And must have taken a placement interview offered by the department for Non-majors.
Readings in history, politics, economics, sociology, and literature. Emphasis on wide-ranging, rapid reading, reinforced by conversations and compositions.
CHIN411
Business Chinese I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHIN402; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. And must have taken a placement interview offered by the department for Non-majors.
Conversation, reading, and writing applicable to Chinese business transactions, social meetings, and meetings with government organizations, plus background material in English on professional business practices and social customs associated with business.
CHIN441
Traditional Chinese Fiction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Major works of fiction from the 4th century tales of the marvelous through the 19th century Qing novel. Readings are in classical Chinese and English. Designed for students with advanced language skills. Taught in English.
CHIN499
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in Chinese
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.