A Certificate in Chinese, offered by the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, 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.

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.

Campus Location: Main

Program Code: LA-CHI-CR2+

Contact Information

Please contact the College of Liberal Arts' Center for Academic Advising for more information on minors, certificates or other CLA programs.

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Chinese.


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