Chinese Language and Cultural Studies Minor

Coordinator: HaiLin Zhou, Ph.D.
Office Location: Gary Hall Rm. 036
Telephone: (610) 519-6302
Website

About

The Chinese Language and Cultural Studies program opens the way to the study of various elements of Chinese life. Chinese Language and Cultural Studies includes the rich heritage of novels, short stories, poetry, culinary art, film and the Chinese classics. Chinese Language and Cultural Studies represents a cutting-edge intellectual experience that provides its minors with a real advantage in critiquing, understanding, and navigating the global landscape.

 

MINOR (28 credits or 6 courses)

The Chinese Language and Cultural Studies minor is open to all students and requires 6 courses (28 credits), four courses in language and two in electives.

Program Notes:

  • Other culture-based courses with ASN attribute found across disciplines also qualify for the cultural studies elective. 
  • Advanced Chinese (CHI 1131) course and the Translation (CHI 1151) course may count as electives if the student has fulfilled the required language courses.
  • Pertinent GIS team-taught courses and contents courses from other departments with ASN (Chinese) attribute also qualify for CHI electives.
  • Courses on Chinese/China taken as part of a study abroad will be counted.
  • An internship related to Chinese Studies may be counted as an independent study.

Required Minor Courses:

Item #
Title
Chinese Language Course  +
3 - 6
Chinese Language Course  +
3 - 6
Chinese Language Course  +
3 - 6
Chinese Language Course  +
3 - 6
Chinese Cultural Studies Elective  +
3
Chinese Cultural Studies Elective  +
3

 

Disclaimer:
The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Fall 2020. Please consult the appropriate archived handbook available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog. 

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Program

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Minor