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Pre-Winter 2019 Chinese Minor Requirements

The Department offers a 30 credit undergraduate minor in Chinese. Courses taken for the minor must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. No more than 15 transfer credits may count toward a Chinese language minor. [Note: These requirements apply to students who declared their minor after June, 2011. The older requirements apply to students who declared earlier.]

I. LANGUAGE COURSES:

15 credits at or above the third-year level chosen from among the following:

  • CHIN 212, 213 Second-Year Heritage Chinese (considered equivalent to 3rd-year level)
  • CHIN 301, 302, 303 Third-Year Non-Heritage Chinese
  • CHIN 411, 412, 413 Fourth-Year Chinese
  • CHIN 451, 452, 453 First-Year Classical Chinese
  • CHIN 470 Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese
  • CHIN 482 Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese
  • CHIN 496 Special Studies in Chinese (when the topic is advanced language instruction)

II. CHINESE LINGUISTICS:

5 credits from either:

  • CHIN 342 or 442 The Chinese Language

III. CHINA RELATED HUMANITIES COURSES:

10 credits, including at least one course from among the following:

  • ASIAN 200 Introduction to Asian Languages & Literature
  • ASIAN 201 Literature and Culture of Ancient and Classical China
  • ASIAN 204 Literature and Culture of China from Tradition to Modernity
  • ASIAN 207 Special Topics in Literature and Culture of Asia (when China is the topic)
  • ASIAN 211 Languages and Cultures of China
  • ASIAN 263 Great Works of Asian Literature (when China is the topic)
  • ASIAN 401 Introduction to Asian Linguistics
  • ASIAN 404 Writing Systems
  • CHIN 373 Chinese Poetry
  • CHIN 374 Chinese Prose
  • CHIN 380 Premodern Chinese Narrative in Translation 
  • CHIN 381 Literature in Modern China
  • CHIN 385 Popular Culture in 20th Century China
  • CHIN 443 Structure of Chinese
  • CHIN 461, 462, 463 History of Chinese Literature
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