Chinese Language

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

CHI 1111 : Basic Chinese I

Functional use of Chinese for students with no prior knowlege of Chinese. New pronunciation system, PINYIN, readings and oral drills. Supplementary language laboratory work.

Credits

6

CHI 1112 : Basic Chinese II

Continuation of CHI 1111-Basic Chinese I New pronunciation system, PINYIN, readings and oral drills. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1111 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

6

Prerequisites

CHI 1111 :D

CHI 1113 : Business Chinese

No Chinese language skill pre-requisite; cultural and linguistic combination; conduct in english; Mandarin Chinese and Pinyin system taught in class.

Credits

3

CHI 1121 : Intermediate Chinese I

Review of Grammar and vocabulary. New pronunciation system, PINYIN, reading and oral drills. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1112 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

5

CHI 1122 : Intermediate Chinese II

Review of grammar and vocabulary. New pronunciation system, PINYIN, readings and oral drills. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1121 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

5

CHI 1131 : Advanced Chinese I

Advanced communication skills including reading and discussing topics on current events. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1122 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

CHI 1132 : Advanced Chinese II

Advanced communication skills including reading and discussing topics on current events. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1131 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

CHI 1133 : Advanced Chinese III

Advanced communication skills including reading & discussing topics on current events. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1132 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CHI 1134 : Advanced Chinese IV

Advanced communication skills including reading & discussing topics on current events. Supplementary language laboratory work. CHI 1133 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CHI 1137 : Advanced Chinese V

Further refinement of advanced communication skills in writing and the reading and analysis of Chinese text. Refinement of conversational skills through reading and discussion of current events. Prerequisites: CHI 1134 or approval of instructor.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CHI 1134 or approval of instructor.

CHI 1138 : Advanced Chinese VI

Further refinement of advanced communication skills in writing and the reading and analysis of Chinese text. Refinement of conversational skills through reading and discussion of current events. Prerequisites: CHI 1137 or approval of instructor.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CHI 1137 or approval of instructor.

CHI 3412 : Chinese Special Topics

Advanced study of topics of special interest in Chinese literary and/or cultural studies. May be repeated for credit if topic changes. Taught in English.

Credits

3

CHI 3413 : Chinese Calligraphy

Two part course: Textual study: History of Chinese calligraphy emphasizing how the Chinese culture blossomed and developed; Calligraphy practice: an on-hand developing of Chinese characters including the study of character's original meaning, transformation, and cultural context.

Credits

3