CHINA - Chinese

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the CHINA subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

CHINA 101 - Basic Chinese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

A non-intensive introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.


CHINA 102 - Basic Chinese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

A continuation of CHINA 101. Prerequisite: CHINA 101. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.


CHINA 201 - Basic Chinese III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

A continuation of CHINA 102. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 102.


CHINA 202 - Basic Chinese IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

A continuation of CHINA 201. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 201.


CHINA 211 - Mandarin Chinese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Designed for speakers proficient in one of the regional dialects of Chinese to gain fluency and literacy in standard Mandarin.


CHINA 212 - Mandarin Chinese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: CHINA 211.


CHINA 301 - Intermediate Chinese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 4-0-0)

Continuing study of spoken and written modem standard Chinese. Conversation and composition are integrated with reading and discussion of texts of modem Chinese prose, fiction, and other kinds of writing. Prerequisite: CHINA 202 and 208, or consent of Department.


CHINA 302 - Intermediate Chinese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 4-0-0)

A continuation of CHINA 301. Prerequisite: CHINA 301 or consent of Department.


CHINA 341 - Classical Chinese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the syntax and semantic structures of classical Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 202 or consent of Department.


CHINA 342 - Classical Chinese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A continuation of CHINA 341. Prerequisite: CHINA 341.


CHINA 401 - Advanced Chinese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Development of language skills through contemporary film, television programs and newspapers. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 or consent of Department.


CHINA 402 - Advanced Chinese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Development of language skills through reading modern fiction and/or non-fiction. Readings in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 401 or consent of Department.


CHINA 407 - Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced readings from newspapers, magazines, social commentary and/or literary prose. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 or consent of Department.


CHINA 428 - Chinese-English Translation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and practice in translation as applied to Chinese and English literary and non-literary texts. Prerequisite: CHINA 240 and 302 or consent of Department.


CHINA 483 - Supervised Readings in Chinese View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Accelerated reading course primarily for senior and graduate students in special area of need or interest. Prerequisite: Consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHINA 481.


CHINA 500 - Topics in Chinese Language View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.


CHINA 501 - Methods of Research: Pre-Modern View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Sinology; historical and critical approaches to pre-modern Chinese literature. A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.


CHINA 502 - Methods of Research: Modern View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Sinology; historical and critical approaches to modern Chinese literature. A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.


CHINA 510 - Reading Tang-Song Poetry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Conventions of writing poetry in China in contrast to those in the western world.


CHINA 599 - Topics in Chinese Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Survey of major topics in Chinese literature, pre-modern and modern. CHINA 599 must be taken at least once and may be repeated for credit when course content differs. A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.