Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall
In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics
CHIN 4791-99. Special Topics in Chinese Literature, Language, or Civilization. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.
CHIN 1010 - Elementary Chinese I (3)
Principles of pronunciation; everyday expressions; basic sentence patterns through oral practice, writing and reading.
CHIN 1020 - Elementary Chinese II (3)
Continued study of sentence patterns through oral and written practice. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 1010 or equivalent.
CHIN 2010 - Intermediate Chinese I (3)
Continued study of sentence patterns through oral and written practice. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 1020 or equivalent.
CHIN 2020 - Intermediate Chinese II (3)
Continued study of sentence patterns through oral and written practice. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 2010 or equivalent.
CHIN 3301 - Conversation and Composition (3)
Conversational practice dealing with various topics on social life, traveling, business; fundamental Chinese grammar for reading and writing. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 2020 or equivalent.
CHIN 3302 - Conversation and Composition (3)
Conversational practice dealing with various topics on Chinese culture, life style, business, education, history, current grammar and slang for conversation and composition. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 3301 or equivalent.
CHIN 3402 - Readings in Chinese Culture (3)
Thematic readings of material written in Chinese related to various topics in Chinese culture.
CHIN 4301 - Modern Chinese Fiction (3)
Reading in twentieth century Chinese fiction; themes of modernity, nationalism, class, gender and self. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 3301, 3302 or permission of instructor.
CHIN 4304 - Advanced Chinese I (3)
Composition, reading, conversation; emphasis on vocabulary and grammar. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 3302 or equivalent.
CHIN 4305 - Advanced Chinese II (3)
Composition, reading, conversation; emphasis on vocabulary and grammar. PREREQUISITE: CHIN 4304 or equivalent.
CHIN 4401 - Business Chinese (3)
Enhancement of Chinese language skills for use in a business setting. Training in the formal style charateristic of Chinese business language. Contextual knowlege of the social and cultural aspects of conducting business in China. PREREQUISITE: CHIN3302.
CHIN 4501 - Intro to Chinese Linguistics (3)
Provides students with a general overview of the basic issues in Chinese linguistics including phonetics, phonology, morphology and syntax. Teaching strategies related to these issues will also be briefly discussed.
CHIN 4780 - Individual Studies (1-3)
Directed individual study in selected areas of Chinese chosen in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of the instructor.