Credit Courses

(CHI) Chinese

Note: Students who have taken two or more years of a foreign language, and have done so in the last two years, should begin that language at the 200 level or switch to a new language. If there is doubt, placement will be determined by testing or consultation with the academic division.

General Education course Humanities
CHI 101 - Beginning Chinese I (3 credits)
The first in a sequence of courses designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. Spoken communication in Chinese is both the end goal and the means of instruction. Emphasizes the four communicative skills in a culturally authentic context. Reading and writing in both Pinyin and Chinese characters are assigned out of class to facilitate effective listening and speaking practice in class. Basic grammar skills are also introduced. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Humanities
CHI 102 - Beginning Chinese II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CHI 101 with a minimum C grade or permission of instructor
The second in a sequence of courses designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. Spoken communication in Chinese is both the end goal and the means of instruction. Emphasizes the four communicative skills in a culturally authentic context. Reading and writing in both Pinyin and Chinese characters are assigned out of class to facilitate effective listening and speaking practice in class. Basic grammar skills are also introduced. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Humanities
CHI 201 - Intermediate Chinese I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CHI 102 with a minimum C grade or permission of instructor
The first in a sequence of courses designed for students with a mid to high novice level of competency in Mandarin Chinese. Spoken communication in Chinese continues to be the end goal and the means of instruction. The four communicative skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are applied to discussions and debates involving Chinese culture, politics, and history. Fundamental grammar points are reviewed. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Humanities
CHI 202 - Intermediate Chinese II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CHI 201 with a minimum C grade, placement by exam, or permission of instructor
The second in a sequence of courses designed for students with a mid to high novice level of competency in Chinese. Spoken communication in Chinese continues to be the end goal and the means of instruction. The four communicative skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are applied to discussions and debates involving Chinese culture, politics, and history. Fundamental grammar points are reviewed. 3 lecture hours
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