Chinese (3502)

Chinese (3502)

101 BEGINNING CHINESE I 4 credits
Sequential. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing, and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations through culturally authentic media and texts.
102 BEGINNING CHINESE II 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing, and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations through culturally authentic media and texts.
201 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing competency through use of culturally authentic materials; emphasis on developing accuracy of self-expression. (Conducted in Chinese.)
202 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE II 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 201 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing competency through use of culturally authentic materials; emphasis on developing accuracy of self-expression. (Conducted in Chinese.)
210 CHINESE CULTURE THROUGH FILM 2 credits
Prerequisites: 32 credit hours including English Composition I and II (3300:111, 112) or equivalent. Exploration of Chinese culture through viewing of films subtitled in English. Readings and discussions in English. Does not count toward minor in Chinese.
301 CHINESE CONVERSATION 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Continuing development of oral expression, listening comprehension and conversational ability, with emphasis on expressing and supporting opinions. (Conducted in Chinese.)
302 CHINESE COMPOSITION 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Development of writing skills through intensive practice and study of written expression in Chinese. Emphasis on composing extensive descriptive narrations and personal letters. (Conducted in Chinese).
303 CHINESE CONV THROUGH MEDIA 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Development of oral expression and listening comprehension, with emphasis on discussing current topics and expressing and supporting opinions based on media clips. (Conducted in Chinese.)
304 CHINESE READING AND WRITING 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Continuing development of reading ability through study of Chinese publications, and writing summaries of the texts. (Conducted in Chinese.)
311 CHINESE CULTURAL EXP ABROAD 1-8 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair. Residence and study abroad in a Chinese-speaking country. May be repeated once with different content. Only 8 credits allowable for minor in Chinese.
422 ST: LANG SKLS, OR CULT OR LIT 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Two of the group 301,302,303,304 or permission of instructor. Development of specialized language skills or reading of significant works of literature or culture not studied in other courses. (May be repeated once under different topic for a total of 8 credits.)
497 INDIV READING: CHINESE 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 and permission of the instructor. Individual study under guidance of professor who directs and coordinates student's reading and research. May be repeated once for a total of 8 credits.

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