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The Minor in Chinese

Objectives

The Chinese minor offers students substantial language training and fundamental cultural understanding. Three to four years course work in language gives students adequate skills for daily communication and some tools for handling more sophisticated materials. Literature and culture courses provide students with knowledge of traditional and modern Chinese world views and social realities.

Requirements

The Minor in Chinese requires 18 semester hours beyond the 100 level. The following courses satisfy the requirement:

A. 12 semester hours from the following:

  • CHI 201 - Second Year Chinese I (3)
  • CHI 202 - Second Year Chinese II (3)
  • CHI 301 - Third Year Chinese I (3)
  • CHI 302 - Third Year Chinese II (3)
  • CHI 311 - Business Chinese I (3)
  • CHI 312 - Business Chinese II (3)
  • CHI 330 - Verbal Theater Performance (3)
  • CHI 401 - Fourth Year Chinese I (3)
  • CHI 402 - Fourth Year Chinese II (3)

B. 6 semester hours from extra language courses (after the required 12 hours) or  the following:
  • CHI 251 - Traditional Chinese Literature (3)
  • CHI 252 - Modern Chinese Literature (3)
  • CHI 253 - Three Kingdoms (3)
  • CHI 254 - Modern Chinese Autobiography (3)
  • CHI/JPN 255 - Drama in China and Japan (3)
  • CHI 257 - Chinese satire (3)
  • CHI 264 - Chinese Cinema and Culture (3)
  • CHI 271 - Chinese Culture Live (3)

The courses must be passed with a 2.0 grade point average.

Courses taken on a Credit/No-credit basis may not be applied to the minor.

Courses listed in both group A and B can be used only once to fulfill any minor’s requirement.  

The Chinese minor satisfies the Thematic Sequence requirement of the Miami Plan.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Liang Shi
Irvin Hall 147
(513) 529-2231