Chinese

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor Requirements — 18 Credits

The Chinese Minor introduces students to Chinese culture and civilization, and provides students the means to develop intermediate spoken and written proficiency in Chinese language. Students completing this degree will be prepared to being work, travel, or advance to further study in Chinese,

Degree Requirements

Take all of the following courses:

CHIN 116Introduction to Chinese Civilization

3

CHIN 201Intermediate Chinese I

3

CHIN 202Intermediate Chinese II

3

CHIN 407Chinese for Oral Proficiency

3

Choose six credits from the following courses:

CHIN 301China and the Chinese I

3

CHIN 302China and the Chinese II

3

CHIN 311Introduction to Literary Chinese

3

CHIN 312Readings in Literary Chinese

3

CHIN 395Topics in Modern China

3

CHIN 422Directed Studies

1 - 4

CHIN 450Modern Chinese Literature

3

CHIN 495Topics in Traditional China

3

FL 395Special Topics

1 - 4

 

NOTES: Coursework for the Chinese minor assumes a proficiency level in Mandarin equivalent to CHIN 102 which can be accomplished through prior coursework or a proficiency test. All language courses to be counted toward the Chinese Minor must be beyond the first year level.

Variable topic courses may be taken for credit toward the Chinese Minor only when approved for credit by the student’s faculty advisor in Chinese.

Courses with CHIN prefix are conducted in Chinese unless otherwise noted in course descriptions.

Students are encouraged to enrich their Chinese language-related cultural awareness through regular participation in program-sponsored activities. Consult department advisor. Student must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in those courses that count toward the minor and that are taken at UNC.

Advising with a faculty advisor for the Chinese minor is suggested before registration.