Catalog 2012-2013

Chinese Studies Program

253.535.7216
www.plu.edu/chinesestudies/
csp@plu.edu

BACHELOR OF ARTS MAJOR
32 semester hours (24 required, 8 elective)

Students must take at least one Chinese history course.

Required Courses
24 semester hours

  • ANTH 343: East Asian Cultures
  • CHIN 201: Intermediate Chinese
  • CHIN 202: Intermediate Chinese
  • HIST 339: Revolutionary China
  • RELI 233: Religions of China
  • CHSP 499: Capstone: Senior Project

Electives
8 semester hours

  • ANTH 345: Contemporary China
  • BUSA 352: Global Management*
  • CHIN 271: China Through Film
  • CHSP 287: Selected Topics in Chinese Studies
  • CHSP 250: Urban Culture in China
  • CHSP 350: Chinese Culture and Society
  • CHIN 301: Composition and Conversation
  • CHIN 302: Composition and Conversation
  • CHIN 371: Chinese Literature in Translation
  • HIST 232: Tibet in Fact and Fiction
  • HIST 338: Modern China
  • HIST 496: Seminar: The Third World (a/y on China)**
  • MUSI 105: The Arts of China
  • POLS 381: Comparative Legal Systems

MINOR
20 semester hours (eight required, 12 elective)

Required Courses:
8 semester hours in Chinese language

  • CHIN 101: Elementary Chinese
  • CHIN 102: Elementary Chinese (or one equivalent year of university-level Chinese, upon approval of the program chair)

Electives
12 semester hours from at least two additional departments

  • ANTH 345: Contemporary China
  • CHIN 271: China Through Film
  • CHIN 371: Chinese Literature in Translation
  • CHSP 287: Selected Topics in Chinese Studies
  • CHSP 250: Urban Culture in China
  • CHSP 350 Chinese Culture and Society
  • HIST 339: Revolutionary China
  • MUSI 105: The Arts of China
  • RELI 233: Religions of China

*These courses may count for program credits only when the student’s course project is focused on China and is approved by the program chair.
** History 496 may be counted toward program requirements only when it focuses specifically on China.