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    The Chinese Language & Culture Program

    Students have the opportunity to

    • develop skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing 
    • develop an awareness and appreciation of other cultures 
    • engage in cross-cultural comparisons 
    • make connections with other disciplines of study 
    • participate in multilingual communities abroad or in the U.S. 

    Requirements for a Minor in Chinese Language & Culture (21 credits): 

    Required Language Courses (9 credits):
    CHI 204 Intermediate Chinese II - 3 credits
    Choose 2 from the following courses (6 credits):
    CHI 305 Advanced Chinese Conversation I - 3 credits 
    CHI 306 Reading Chinese - 3 credits
    CHI 307 Advanced Chinese Conversation II - 3 credits 
    CHI 320 Topics in Chinese Language, Civilization or Literature (taught in Chinese) - 3 credits 

    Traditional Chinese History (3 credits):
    Choose one from the following courses:
    HI 108 Traditional East Asian Societies - 3 credits 
    HI 270 The Rise of Chinese Civilization - 3 credits

    Modern Chinese History (3 credits):
    Choose one from the following courses:
    HI 109 Modern East Asian Societies - 3 credits
    HI 208 Modern China - 3 credits
    HI 209 Issues in Contemporary East Asia - 3 credits
    HI 274 China and Japan in Fiction and Film - 3 credits

    Elective Courses (6 credits):
    Maximum of three (3) credits from one Department.
    Choose two (2) from the following courses:
    AR 390 Non-Western Art Seminar - 3 credits 
    CHI 310 Chinese Literature in Translation - 3 credits
    CHI 311 Selected Readings in Chinese - 3 credits 
    HI 232 Race and Ethnicity in Historical Perspective - 3 credits 
    PL 303 Eastern Thought - 3 credits 
    TH 385 Buddhism - 3 credits 
    TH 380 World Religions - 3 credits