Department of Languages & Cultures

Chinese Language Courses


Introduces modern Chinese (Mandarin), developing all four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and communicative strategies. Students learn traditional full-form characters and the principles for converting them into simplified characters.

  • 5 Credits

CHIN 1020 is the second semester of study of Mandarin Chinese. In this 5 credit course, students will further develop the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in a communicative context. The course will emphasize using the Chinese language in a variety of daily-life scenarios and focus on practicing a broad range of verbal and written communication skills. Prer., CHIN 1010 or equivalent.

  • 5 Credits