Certificate of Specialization: Chinese

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Chinese.

A Certificate of Specialization in Chinese focuses on learning language skills and developing a strong foundation for the effective use of Chinese socially and professionally. This program should be of particular interest to students considering careers in international business, government service, or other professions where foreign language proficiency is important. This program also contributes to meeting the diverse language needs of students with personal or academic interests in China and its culture.


A grade of C- or higher must be earned in all required courses.

CHI 1001Chinese Elements I4
CHI 1002Chinese Elements II4
CHI 2001Chinese Intermediate I3
CHI 2002Chinese Intermediate II3
CHI 3001Chinese Advanced I3
CHI 3002Chinese Advanced II3
Total Credit Hours20

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.