Chinese

B.A. in LLC with a concentration in Global Languages and Communities

This major combines the study of languages with meaningful community-engaged service activities. As you develop intercultural competencies needed to succeed in an increasingly interconnected world, you will have the chance to contribute to local and global communities.

IGS Major with Concentration in Asian Studies

This concentration is ideal for students with a keen interest in studying Asia (broadly defined as including mainland and maritime East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia) in multiple historical contexts and from a variety of complementary perspectives: political, sociological, economic, geographical, religious, linguistic, etc.

Sample Course Offerings

CHI 101: Elementary Chinese I

Introduction to the Chinese language and the cultures of the Chinese-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

CHI 210: Masterworks of Chinese Literature in Translation

Readings and discussion of the best works of Chinese literature in English translation from the traditional to the modern periods.

CHI 305: Topics in Chinese Culture

Third-year Chinese course exploring topical issues of China through art, literature, film, and popular media.

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