China, one of the world’s oldest civilizations, is increasingly important to United States national security, foreign relations, trade, and climate change policy. Chinese language is a valuable asset for careers in business, government, technology, education, law, and journalism.
Department Advanced Placement Policy
Students with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP exam in Chinese Language and Culture earn placement in the curriculum but not progress toward the minimum number of courses required by the major. Students who take a course that duplicates the AP award in Chinese will forfeit the AP credit.
Students must complete six courses for the minor, including 2-4 courses in Chinese language through Chinese 302 Third Year Chinese 2.
|Required language courses or equivalents:|
|Intermediate Chinese 1|
|Intermediate Chinese 2|
|Third Year Chinese 1|
|Third Year Chinese 2|
|Two to four additional courses on China taught in Chinese or English including the following:|
|Introduction to Chinese Culture|
|Traditional Chinese Literature (or a topics course on Chinese literature)|
|Chin Cult Through Camera's Eye|
|One to three additional approved courses on China. These courses may be outside of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and include, but are not limited to, the following:|
|Econ Development Modern China|
|World War II in East Asia|