Chinese Studies Program

BACHELOR OF ARTS MAJOR (2009-2010)

32 semester hours (24 required, eight elective)

Students must take at least one Chinese history course.

Required Courses: 24 semester hours

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

Electives: Eight semester hours

  • ANTH 345: Contemporary China
  • BUSA 352: Global Management*
  • CHSP 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:

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

*These courses may count for program credits only when the students 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.

With approval of the program chair, selected January term, summer, study abroad, and experimental courses may also be included in the major or the minor.