Chinese Courses

Chinese (CHI) courses

  • CHI 101 Elementary Chinese I

    This course is the first part of the introductory sequence in Chinese. Students acquire Novice Mid-level proficiency in the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communicative modes and begin to explore the cultural perspectives, products, and practices of Chinese-speaking peoples.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    330FallLANG 105 - Foreign Language I.
  • CHI 102 Elementary Chinese II

    Prerequisite: C or better in CHI 101.

    This course is the second part of the introductory sequence in Chinese. Students reinforce Novice Mid-level proficiency and acquire Novice High-level competence in the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communicative modes while continuing to explore the cultural perspectives, products, and practices of Chinese-speaking peoples.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
  • CHI 201 Intermediate Chinese I

    Prerequisite: C or better in CHI 102.

    This course is the first part of the intermediate sequence in Chinese. Students reinforce Novice High-Level proficiency and acquire Intermediate Low-level competence in the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communicative modes while continuing to explore the cultural perspectives, products, and practices of Chinese-speaking peoples.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall
  • CHI 202 Intermediate Chinese II

    Prerequisite: C or better in CHI 201.

    This course is the second part of the intermediate sequence in Chinese. Students reinforce Intermediate Low-Level proficiency and acquire Intermediate Mid-level competence in the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communicative modes while continuing to explore the cultural perspectives, products, and practices of Chinese-speaking peoples.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
  • CHI 297 Special Topics in Chinese

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.

    Topics of selected interest in Chinese studies, including travel courses to Chinese-speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may change from semester to semester according to resources and demand. Variable content course. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of six hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-6Upon demand
  • CHI 311 Chinese Reading and Conversation

    Prerequisite: CHI 202.

    A course designed to develop and refine students' conversational and reading skills through short speeches, group discussion, free conversation and reading. Variable content course. May be repeated, as content changes, to a maximum of six hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • CHI 312 Chinese Reading and Composition

    Prerequisite: CHI 202.

    This course is designed to help students strengthen and expand their reading and writing skills in Chinese through the reading of authentic Chinese articles, grammar review, and writing practice.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • CHI 410 Translation

    Prerequisite: CHI 312.

    Activities and exercises focused on oral and written translation for career fields. May be repeated once with different content.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • CHI 415 Business and Professional Chinese

    Prerequisite: CHI 312 or above.

    Introduction to Chinese language and culture as used in business and selected professions. Variable content course. May be repeated once with different content.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
  • CHI 498 Seminar Course in Chinese

    Prerequisite: C or better in CHI 202 or permission of instructor and department head.

    Supervised independent study in Chinese language, literature, and culture. May be repeated to a maximum of six hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-6Upon demand