Chinese - Minor
The minor in Chinese is an academic program open to all students in the university. The minor is interdisciplinary in nature and combines courses in Chinese language and culture with electives in Chinese studies, as well as a capstone project. The minor is a valuable complement to the academic portfolio of any student majoring in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences, who wishes to add an international dimension to their intellectual profile. In addition, Chinese studies faculty offer study abroad programs in order to enrich student learning experiences and cultural knowledge while helping students attain higher proficiency in the language.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|CHIN 201||Intermediate Chinese I||3|
|CHIN 202||Intermediate Chinese II||3|
|CHIN 301||Reading and Composition||3|
|CHIN 302||Reading and Composition II||3|
|CHIN 491||Research (Capstone course)||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Contemporary Political Problems and Issues|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||18|
Students must earn a "C" or better in all minor coursework.
The capstone project allows students to integrate knowledge and skills about topics pertaining to Chinese language, culture, history, geography, etc. that they have gained through their coursework, including any study abroad experience in China. Students will consult with the faculty in Chinese and meet regularly with a faculty advisor to complete an independent research project about a topic of their interest pertaining to China.