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CHNS 1001 - Chinese for Communication I
A companion course to CHNS 1103 with emphasis on speaking and comprehension skills. Recommended that it be taken simultaneously with CHNS 1103 or after. Prerequisite: CHNS 1103 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 1031- Chinese Pronunciation
A beginning course in Chinese with special emphasis on pronunciation and the oral skills. May be taken simultaneously with Chinese 1103. Prerequisite: CHNS 1103 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 1103 - Chinese I
An elementary course in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. The first in a sequence of related courses.

 

CHNS 1201- Chinese for Communication II
Continued instruction in basic language concepts and beginning conversational skills. Prerequisite: CHNS 1103 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 1213 - Chinese II
Continued instruction in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. Prerequisite: CHNS 1103 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 1313 - Chinese III
Continued instruction in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. Prerequisite: CHNS 1213 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 1413 - Chinese IV
Continued instruction in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. Prerequisite: CHNS 1313 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 2033 - Chinese Literature in Translation
Readings of literary works in translation selected to increase the student’s knowledge of Chinese culture and societies. Conducted in English.

 

CHNS 2041 - Chinese - Introduction to the Arts
An introduction to the Chinese arts with an attempt to develop an aesthetic awareness and an understanding of the role that the arts play in modern day Chinese activities. Conducted in English.

 

CHNS 2071 - Chinese History and Geography Introduction
A survey of Chinese history and geography as it relates to modern day Chinese societies and language with an awareness of the relationship between the physical, political, and linguistic regions. Conducted in English.

 

CHNS 2113 - Intermediate Chinese I
An intermediate course in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. Taught in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHNS 1413 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor.

 

CHNS 2121 - Intermediate Chinese Communication
Intensive practice in speaking Chinese at the intermediate level or above covering a wide range of subjects, i.e., everyday language, intermediate literature samples, other publications, and current events. Conducted in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHNS 2113 with a grade of “C” or better or Chinese Proficiency Exam results.

 

CHNS 2143 – Asian Civilization and Culture
This course provides a comprehensive look at the Asia-Pacific region and how it relates to the West. This course is interdisciplinary, covering the historical, cultural, religious and economic factors of the region. Recommended for students of Chinese and Asian Studies. Cross listed to ASNS 2123.

 

CHNS 2213 Intermediate Chinese II
An intermediate course in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. Taught in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHNS 2113 with a grade of “C” or better or approval of instructor or Dean of Global Education.

 

CHNS 2330 - Chinese International Seminar and/or Field Studies
This course is designed to provide an on-site experience in the selected Chinese speaking country or site. Includes lectures, readings, oral interactions, and written reports. All or a portion of instruction and activities are conducted at the international site. Focus on language (oral and written forms) and culture development. Prerequisite: Permission of Dean of Global Education and Associate Dean before enrollment and in advance of in-country experience.
 

CHNS 2421 - Chinese Culture Comparisons
Focus on the cultural aspects of the Chinese people. Includes a comparison with the American culture as well as other culture groups. Conducted in English.
 

CHNS 2990 - Selected Topics in Chinese
The study and/or analysis of a selected topic in Chinese. May be repeated with a different topic.

 

The time required for laboratory may vary by course.
Please refer to the course syllabus for more information.

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