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Courses - Spring 2019
CHIN
Chinese Department Site
CHIN102
(Perm Req)
Elementary Spoken Chinese
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Corequisite: CHIN103.
Additional information: Must be taken in conjunction with CHIN 103.
Continued study of grammatical patterns and vocabulary buildup with particular emphasis on conversation.
CHIN103
(Perm Req)
Elementary Written Chinese
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Corequisite: CHIN102.
Additional information: Must be taken in conjunction with CHIN102.
Continued study of grammatical patterns and buildup of vocabulary with particular emphasis on reading and writing.
CHIN203
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Spoken Chinese II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: CHIN201; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Corequisite: CHIN204.
Additional information: Must be taken in conjunction with CHIN204.
Continuation of CHIN201.
CHIN204
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Written Chinese II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: CHIN202; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or must have attained appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Corequisite: CHIN203.
Additional information: Must be taken in conjunction with CHIN203.
Continuation of CHIN202.
CHIN302
(Perm Req)
Advanced Chinese II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And must have taken a placement interview offered by the department for Non-majors.
Continuation of CHIN301.
CHIN306
(Perm Req)
Life in China through TV Plays II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN305; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Continuation of CHIN305 using authentic Chinese language material in TV plays to learn about society and life in China.
CHIN315
Modern Chinese Literature in Translation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
GenEd: DSHU
Major works of fiction and drama from 1920 to the present read in the context of social and literary change. Emphasis on western and traditional Chinese influences on the writers and their works. No knowledge of Chinese required.
CHIN331
Chinese Calligraphy: Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHIN220; or permission of instructor.
History of the writing system; major scripts, modes, and styles. Intermediate brushwork and lectures on the culture. Characters for practice selected to correspond to lecture topics. Taught in English.
CHIN402
(Perm Req)
Readings in Modern Chinese II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHIN401; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And must have taken a placement interview offered by the department for Non-majors.
Continuation of CHIN401.
CHIN418J
Special Topics in Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Film; Chinese Film and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Survey of representative works of Chinese cinema. The course explores a full breadth of the history of Chinese cinema from the early 20th century to date, by covering works by Mainland, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong directors, from Kungfu spectacle to revolutionary aesthetics, national to cosmopolitan discourses, and aesthetics of nostalgia to documentary. The course is taught in English.
CHIN429G
Selected Topics in Chinese Studies; Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in China
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Taught in English.
CHIN499
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in Chinese
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.