(18 semester hours)


This minor offers students substantial language training and fundamental cultural understanding. Three years of coursework or the equivalent training 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.


Chinese language and culture and literature credits transferred to Miami from other institutions may be used to fulfill the requirements. A minimum 2.0 g.p.a. is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief departmental adviser.


Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures
170 Irvin Hall
Oxford, OH 45056