Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 1001. Elementary Chinese I. 4 Credit Hours.

Performance-based training in pronunciation, tones, and sentence structure, developing a baseline for listening, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese, as well as fostering a sensitivity to Chinese culture. Humanities credit awarded for CHIN 1001 upon successful completion of CHIN 1002 or CHIN 2001.

CHIN 1002. Elementary Chinese II. 4 Credit Hours.

Continued performance-based training in phonetics, grammar, sentence structure, and characters; focusing in the similarities and differences between English and Chinese.

CHIN 1011. Accelerated Elementary Chinese I. 4 Credit Hours.

This is the first of two courses in the basic Chinese sequence geared for heritage learners at the elementary level. The pace is approximately 30% faster than the non-accelerated course.

CHIN 1012. Accelerated Elementary Chinese II. 4 Credit Hours.

This is the second of two courses in the basic Chinese sequence geared for heritage learners at the elementary level. The pace is approximately 30% faster than the non-accelerated course.

CHIN 10X1. Trans Elementary Chinese I. 3 Credit Hours.

CHIN 10X2. Trans Elementary Chinese II. 3 Credit Hours.

CHIN 1813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 1814. Special Topics. 4 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 1XXX. Chinese Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

CHIN 2001. Intermediate Chinese I. 3 Credit Hours.

Reinforcing basic language skills and knowledge to enhance students' communication ability including oral dialogue and written correspondence in current Chinese society.

CHIN 2002. Intermediate Chinese II. 3 Credit Hours.

Continued reinforcement of basic language skills and knowledge to enhance students' communication ability including oral dialogue and written correspondence in current Chinese society.

CHIN 2011. Accelerated Intermediate Chinese I. 3 Credit Hours.

This is the first of two courses at the intermediate level in the Chinese sequence geared for heritage learners. The pace is approximately 30% faster than the non-accelerated course.

CHIN 2012. Accelerated Intermediate Chinese II. 3 Credit Hours.

This is the second of two courses at the intermediate level in the Chinese sequence geared for heritage learners. The pace is approximately 30% faster than the non-accelerated course.

CHIN 2698. Undergraduate Research Assistantship. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

CHIN 2699. Undergraduate Research. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

CHIN 2813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topcis of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 2XXX. Chinese Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

CHIN 3003. Intermediate Chinese III. 3 Credit Hours.

Continued reinforcement of basic speaking, reading, and writing skills, and cultural knowledge to enhance students' communication ability in topics relating to contemporary life and Chinese society.

CHIN 3004. Advanced Chinese I. 3 Credit Hours.

Continued reinforcement of intermediate speaking, reading, and writing skills, and cultural knowledge to enhance students' communication ability in topics relating to contemporary life and Chinese society.

CHIN 3021. Chinese Society and Culture I. 3 Credit Hours.

Comprehension of and discussion about issues in contemporary Chinese culture.

CHIN 3022. Chinese Society and Culture II. 3 Credit Hours.

Comprehension of and discussion about China news, economic reports, political events, feature stories, and sports on television and in newspapers.

CHIN 3691. Chinese for Current Events. 3 Credit Hours.

Reading, discussion and analysis of intermediate/advanced current events texts and authentic media. Part of the intensive summer Chinese language program (LBAT). Admission by application only.

CHIN 3692. Business Chinese. 3 Credit Hours.

Acquisition of business technology, protocols, decorum strategies and improvement of oral communication skills. Reading and writing of notes, correspondence, and reports. Part of the summer language program (LBAT). Admission by application only.

CHIN 3693. Conversation Practicum (LBAT). 3 Credit Hours.

Language practicum in the local community with written and oral classroom presentations. Part of the intensive summer Chinese language program (LBAT). Admission by application only.

CHIN 3696. Economic Development and Sustainability in China. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines the world's most populous nation's assault on its environment and resources in the pursuit of rapid economic growth. Taught in Chinese.

CHIN 3813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Permits a group of students and a professor to pursue areas of the Chinese language not extensively treated in other courses in the department.

CHIN 3823. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 3833. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 3XXX. Chinese Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

CHIN 4003. Advanced Chinese II: Contemporary China. 3 Credit Hours.

Development of advanced communication abilities. Materials deal with the economic, cultural, social, and political changes in contemporary China. Taught in Chinese.

CHIN 4004. Advanced Chinese III: Contemporary China. 3 Credit Hours.

Further development of advanced communication abilities. Materials deal with the economic, cultural, social, and political changes in contemporary China. Taught in Chinese.

CHIN 4006. Intercultural Communication: Sino-American Interactions. 3 Credit Hours.

This course enables students to acquire skills that facilitate understanding and create foundation for greater awareness of the parameters that define Sino-American intercultural discourse.

CHIN 4021. Advanced Language, Popular Music and Culture. 3 Credit Hours.

Utilizing popular songs/videos as cultural texts, this advanced language and culture course develops the students' listening, reading, writing, presentation, and web-based research in Chinese.

CHIN 4022. Kungfu Fiction/Pop Cult. 3 Credit Hours.

Utilizing authentic kungfu fiction texts, this advanced language and culture course develops students' listening, reading, writing, presentation, and web-based research, all in Chinese.

CHIN 4023. Chinese Strategy & The Art of War. 3 Credit Hours.

Using classical texts and their modern Chinese translations, this advanced language course analyzes Chinese strategic language and thought, with Western cultural comparison. Taught in Chinese.

CHIN 4031. Chinese-Language Cinema: Technological, Cultural, and Urban Transformation in China. 3 Credit Hours.

Utilizing selected Chinese films as texts, this advanced Chinese course focuses to discuss the topics dealing with the technological, cultural, and urban transformation in China.

CHIN 4500. Advanced Intercultural Seminar. 3 Credit Hours.

Iintegrates cross-cultural research and reflection into discussion of current issues in the chinese-speaking world. Intended for students who have had some study-abroad experience in China. Conducted in Chinese.

CHIN 4695. Chinese Internship. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Professional experience with a business/organization in which students enhance their language skills and cultural knowledge in Chinese in relation to the practical goals/objectives of the entity.

CHIN 4698. Undergraduate Research Assistantship. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

CHIN 4699. Undergraduate Research. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

CHIN 4813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of interest not covered in the regular course offerings.

CHIN 4823. Special Toics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 4833. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Chinese.

CHIN 4901. Special Problems in Chinese. 1-21 Credit Hours.

Provides special instruction according to special needs.

CHIN 4902. Special Problems in Chinese. 1-21 Credit Hours.

Provides special instruction according to special needs.

CHIN 4XXX. Chinese Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.