Chinese (CHIN)


1000

CHIN 1101 Beginning Mandar in Chinese (4 credits)
Persons with prior knowledge of Mandarin may not take this course for credit. Basic lexicon and structure of Chinese; development of speaking and listening skills.
CHIN 1102 [Not Offered] Beginning Mandarin Chinese (4 credits)
Basic lexicon and structure; emphasis on communicative language use.

2000

CHIN 2001 Intermediate Mandarin Chinese (4 credits)
Prereq.: CHIN 1102. Continuation of the study of basic lexicon and structures of Chinese; emphasis on further development of speaking, writing, and reading skills.
CHIN 2002 [Not Offered] Intermediate Mandarin Chinese (4 credits)
Prereq.: CHIN 2001. Continuation of the study of basic lexicon and structures of Chinese; emphasis on further development of speaking, writing, and reading skills.
CHIN 2070 Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
Chinese cinema from 1896 to the present; emphasis on the New Chinese cinema since 1980s; screening and analysis of representative films; knowledge of Chinese not required.

3000

CHIN 3101 Advanced Chinese (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHIN 2002 or equivalent. Introduction of authentic materials of increasing complexity on a variety of topics; emphasis on the use of relatively sophisticated structures vocabulary in complex communication.
CHIN 3102 [Not Offered] Advanced Chinese (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHIN 3101 or equivalent. Introduction of authentic materials of increasing complexity on a variety of topics; emphasis on the use of relatively sophisticated structures vocabulary in complex communication.
CHIN 3801 [Not Offered] Traditional East Asian Literature (3 credits)
Taught in English; knowledge of East Asian languages not required. Also offered as JAPN 3801. Introduction to the genres, themes, and representative works of traditional Chinese and Japanese literature; emphasis on critical reading.
CHIN 3802 [Not Offered] Modern East Asian Literature (3 credits)
Taught in English; knowledge of East Asian languages not required. Also offered as JAPN 3802. Introduction to the genres, themes, and representative works of modern Chinese and Japanese literature; emphasis on critical reading.

4000

CHIN 4400 [Not Offered] Topics in Chinese Culture (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Interdisciplinary study of Chinese literary texts, covering such fields as literature, the arts, politics, religion, and society. All readings in English.
CHIN 4915 [Not Offered] Independent Work (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Permission of department required. Directed readings in classical Chinese or Chinese literature.

7000

CHIN 7001 [Not Offered] Chinese Culture and Language (3 credits)
Prior knowledge of Chinese not required. Introduction to Chinese culture with a focus on business; basic Chinese language for business.