Chinese

Courses

CHINESE 1001 Chinese I: 5 semester hours

Emphasis is placed upon the understanding, speaking, reading, and writing of Mandarin Chinese and upon the acquisition of the fundamentals of grammar and syntax.

CHINESE 1002 Chinese II: 5 semester hours

Prerequisites: Chinese I or equivalent. Emphasis is placed upon the understanding, speaking, reading, and writing of Mandarin Chinese. Continuation of the acquisition of the fundamentals of grammar and syntax.

CHINESE 1005 Chinese Calligraphy and Writing in East Asia: 1 semester hour

Same as JAPAN 1005. This course is an introduction to the art of Chinese calligraphy and the history and basic features of the writing systems in East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Tibetan, etc.). Emphasis is placed on the Chinese script and writing Chinese characters correctly with a calligraphy brush and ink. Students practice writing basic strokes and characters and creating their own calligraphic works.

CHINESE 2101 Intermediate Chinese I: 5 semester hours

Prerequisites: CHINESE 1002 or equivalent. Grammar review and continued development of language skills.

CHINESE 2190 Special Readings: 1-6 semester hours

Prerequisites: CHINESE 2102 or consent of the department. Independent study through readings, reports, and conferences.

CHINESE 2199 Special Topics: Language Immersion: Chinese: 1 semester hour

Prerequisites: CHINESE 2101 or concurrent enrollment in CHINESE 2101. Faculty-led experience designed specifically to enhance acquisition of the target language and culture. This course may be repeated for credit if the topics vary.