Chinese Language (CHN)

CHN-101  Beginning Chinese I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
An introduction to speaking, reading and writing Chinese is provided. Students develop listening and conversational skills and learn to write and read Chinese characters. It covers basic Chinese grammatical structures and its usage. It also includes some discussion of Chinese culture as needed to understand the relationship between the language and the culture. Students are eligible to take this course only if they have less than one year of high school Chinese or less than one term of college Chinese (or by consent of the head of the Department of Liberal Studies). This course counts for Free Elective credit and cannot be substituted for any of the general education courses required of all students.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

CHN-102  Beginning Chinese II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: CHN-101
Terms Offered: As needed
This course is the second in a three-part introduction to speaking, reading and writing Chinese. Students develop listening and conversational skills and learn to write and read Chinese characters. It covers basic Chinese grammatical structures and its usage. It also includes some discussion of Chinese culture as needed to understand the relationship between the language and the culture. Students are eligible to take this course only if they have less than two years of high school Chinese or less than two terms of college Chinese (or by consent of the head of the Department of Liberal Studies). This course counts for Free Elective credit and cannot be substituted for any of the general education courses required of all students.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0