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CHIN - Chinese

CHIN-110: Basic Chinese I (Credits: 4)

A beginning level course to help students develop basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The emphasis of this course is on vocabulary conversation skill, and culture appreciation.

CHIN-111: Basic Chinese II (Credits: 4)

A continuation of language skill development in listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The emphasis of this course is on conversation in various social situations.

CHIN-220: Basic Chinese III (Credits: 4)

The emphasis of this course is on spoken Mandarin Chinese. Includes a review of pin-yin, introducing the specifics of this language, the speech sounds (pronunciation and intonation), basic grammar rules, and sentence structure.

CHIN-221: Basic Chinese IV (Credits: 4)

A continuation of the study of Mandarin Chinese, with an emphasis on advanced language skills, including conversation, characters, grammar rules, and basic Chinese translations. Includes a study of Chinese culture, philosophy, and politics.

CHIN-401: Directed Studies (Credits: 1 to 4)

A tutorial-based course used only for student- initiated proposals for intensive individual study of topics not otherwise offered. Requires consent of the instructor and school dean. This course is repeatable for credit.