Chinese (CHI)

CHI 101 Elementary Chinese I 3

Introduction to communicative Chinese. Essentials of speaking, listening, writing, reading, and basic grammar.

GE Marker: GN

CHI 102 Elementary Chinese II 3

Second course in the introductory sequence to Chinese language studies. Essentials of speaking, listening, writing, reading, and basic grammar.

GE Marker: GN

CHI 203 Intermediate Chinese I 3

Third course in a sequence leading to intermediate-level Chinese language proficiency. Conversational listening, speaking, writing, reading, and grammar structures.

GE Marker: GN

LEC: GFL

CHI 204 Intermediate Chinese II 3

Fourth course in a four-course sequence leading to intermediate-level Chinese language proficiency. Conversational listening, speaking, writing, reading, and grammar structures.

GE Marker: GN

LEC: GFL

CHI 210 Masterworks of Chinese Literature in Translation 3

Readings and discussion of the best works of Chinese literature in English translation from the traditional to the modern periods. Taught in English.

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GN

CHI 220 Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 3

Introductory Chinese culture course with interdisciplinary perspectives on modern Chinese society, history, literature, and art. Taught in English.

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GN

CHI 301 Third-Year Chinese Language 3

Third-year Chinese language course to improve oral and written proficiencies, including the Mandarin writing system. Taught in Chinese.

GE Marker: GN

CHI 302 Third-Year Chinese Conversation and Composition 3

Third-year Chinese language course focusing on topics of current interest. Taught in Mandarin Chinese.

GE Marker: GN

CHI 305 Topics in Chinese Culture 3

Third-year Chinese course exploring topical issues of China through art, literature, film, and popular media. Taught in English and/or Chinese.

GE Marker: GN

CHI 313 Major Figures in Chinese Literature 3

Selected Chinese authors or figures read and discussed with attention to interpretation and literary analysis. Selection of figures vary. Taught in English with options to read and/or write in Chinese.

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GN

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

CHI 491 Chinese Tutorial 1-3

Directed program of conversation, reading, research, and individual instruction in Chinese language and literature.

Prerequisites: CHI 204 (or equivalent) and by permission of instructor.

Notes: Either CHI 491 (fall) or CHI 492 (spring), but not both, can be repeated once, up to three (3) semester hours each time.

CHI 492 Chinese Tutorial 1-3

Directed program of conversation, reading, research, and individual instruction in Chinese language and literature.

Prerequisites: CHI 204 (or equivalent) and by permission of instructor.

Notes: Either CHI 491 (fall) or CHI 492 (spring), but not both, can be repeated once, up to three (3) semester hours each time.