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Why study Chinese at Missouri State University?

  • Our expert faculty provide you with learning experiences that sharpen your speaking, writing and conversation skills.
  • Smaller class sizes mean you get to know your teachers – many of whom hold PhDs – and can get focused, one-on-one attention from them.
  • Familiarity with Chinese language and culture can help you land exciting jobs in a variety of fields.
  • Studying a foreign language will prepare you to pursue graduate studies.
  • Missouri State offers you many opportunities for study away, service learning and internships so you can practice speaking Chinese in real-world situations.

Degree options and courses

Through the Bachelor of Science in Modern Language, you may focus on Chinese language and culture. This flexible curriculum offers two degree programs and a variety of track options, allowing you to fully customize your education to your professional goals.

If you wish to add the study of Chinese language and culture to a different major program, consider the Chinese minor.