Minor in Chinese

This minor requires 6 courses: three Chinese-language courses and three China-focused content courses with a minimum grade of C- or higher. Students who place out of CHI 2002, CHI 3001, and/or CHI 3002 may substitute Chinese electives. See the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies for more information on placement and appropriate substitutions.

Requirements

The minor can only be taken as part of an undergraduate degree program. An average of 2.0 in all Chinese courses as well as a minimum grade of C- must be earned in all courses used for the minor. The specific courses required for the program are detailed in the Course List below.

Required Courses
CHI 2002Chinese Intermediate II3
CHI 3001Chinese Advanced I3
CHI 3002Chinese Advanced II3
Electives
Select two of the following:6
Special Topics in Asian Studies II
Special Topics III (focused on Chinese literature or film) 1
Pre-Modern Chinese Literature
Pre-Modern Chinese Literature
Contemporary Chinese Urban Film and Fiction in Translation
Contemporary Chinese Urban Film and Fiction in Translation
Chinese Literature: From Classical to Contemporary
Chinese Literature: From Classical to Contemporary
Chinese Special Topics I
Women in Chinese Literature
Women in Chinese Literature
Select one other elective 23
Total Credit Hours18

Minors 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.