2012 - 2013 Chinese Courses

CHIN 110 Basic Chinese I (4)
A beginning level course to help students develop basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The emphasis of this course is on vocabulary conversation skill, and culture appreciation.
 
CHIN 111 Basic Chinese II (4)
A continuation of language skill development in listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The emphasis of this course is on conversation in various social situations.
 
CHIN 220 Basic Chinese III (4)
The emphasis of this course is on spoken Mandarin Chinese. Includes a review of pin-yin, introducing the specifics of this language, the speech sounds (pronunciation and intonation), basic grammar rules, and sentence structure.
 
CHIN 221 Basic Chinese IV (4)
A continuation of the study of Mandarin Chinese, with an emphasis on advanced language skills, including conversation, characters, grammar rules, and basic Chinese translations. Includes a study of Chinese culture, philosophy, and politics.
 
CHIN 200/300 Selected Topics in Chinese (1-4)
Presents selected topics not offered in the regular Chinese curriculum. Prerequisites may vary with course content.
 
CHIN 401 Directed Studies (1-4)
Allows students to initiate proposals for intensive tutorial-based study of topics not otherwise offered. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and school dean.