CHIN - Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 101 Beginning Chinese I

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

(CHIN 1411, 1511) Beginning Chinese I. Introduction to Chinese language, culture and history; development of communicative skills in daily conversation; ability to read and write some commonly used Chinese characters.

CHIN 102 Beginning Chinese II

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

(CHIN 1412, 1512) Beginning Chinese II. Further development of communicative skills in different aspects of daily Chinese conversation; ability to read and write about 150 commonly used characters.
Prerequisite: CHIN 101 with a grade of C or better.

CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

(CHIN 2311) Intermediate Chinese I. Development of comprehension and production of spoken Chinese, with emphasis on connected discourse; acquisition of advanced language points; ability to read and write 250 or more characters.
Prerequisite: CHIN 102 with a grade of C or better.

CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

(CHIN 2312) Intermediate Chinese II. Continued development of effective communication skills in different daily situations; ability to read and write simple, short paragraphs in Chinese.
Prerequisite: CHIN 201 with a grade of C or better.

CHIN 285 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Individual supervision of readings or assigned projects in Chinese, selected for each student individually; written or oral reports.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and Director of AALO.

CHIN 289 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identifi ed area of Chinese studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

CHIN 301 Reading and Composition

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development of advanced proficiency in reading and writing through contact with various written and spoken styles of modern Chinese as reflected in newspaper reports, radio and TV broadcasts.
Prerequisites: CHIN 202; junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

CHIN 302 Reading and Composition II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Advanced proficiency in reading comprehension through contact with various written materials; development of cultural proficiency; development of writing skills with emphasis on new characters, new vocabulary and new sentence structures.
Prerequisites: CHIN 301; junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

CHIN 405 Modern Chinese Fiction

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Analysis of major Chinese literary and other prose works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; taught in English. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

CHIN 465/FILM 465 Chinese Film

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Consideration and analysis of major works and directors of Chinese film; interpretation of culture through film; relationship of film to history, literature and other arts; taught in English. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.
Cross Listing: FILM 465/CHIN 465.

CHIN 485 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Individual supervision of readings or assigned projects selected for each student individually; written or oral reports.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and Director of AALO.

CHIN 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identifi ed area of Chinese studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

CHIN 491 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research in Chinese studies conducted under the direction of faculty member approved by the Director of AALO. May be taken 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.