Major works of fiction and drama from 1920 to the present read in the context of social and literary change. Emphasis on western and traditional Chinese influences on the writers and their works. No knowledge of Chinese required.
Readings in Modern Chinese I
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.
Business Chinese I
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.
Traditional Chinese Fiction
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.
Directed Study in Chinese
Credits:1 - 3
Contact department for information to register for this course.