Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 103     Elementary Chinese I  (4)

An intensive introduction to the fundamentals of the language and culture with emphasis on developing conversational skills such as pronunciation.

CHIN 104     Elementary Chinese II  (4)

An intensive introduction to the fundamentals of the language and culture with emphasis on developing conversational skills such as pronunciation. Prerequisite: CHIN 103 or placement.

CHIN 203     Intermediate Chinese  (4)

An intensive study of Chinese grammar and further development of conversational skills, reading, and writing of pinyin and Chinese characters. Prerequisite: CHIN 104 or placement.

CHIN 301     Advanced Chinese  (4)

Emphasis on developing reading and writing skills in addition to conversational practice. Students will read and discuss materials from Chinese newspapers, magazines, and modern literature. Students will write short essays in simplified Chinese characters. Prerequisite: CHIN 203 or placement.

CHIN 444     Independent Study  (2 or 4)

An opportunity for advanced students to pursue topics of special interest. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese. Prerequisite: Professor consent and prerequisite override required.