Chinese (CHIN)

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

CHIN 111.  Elementary Chinese I   5 credit hours

Introduction to the Chinese language with emphasis on the fundamentals of phonetics, listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as gaining an understanding of Chinese culture.

CHIN 112.  Elementary Chinese II   5 credit hours

Continues the introduction to the Chinese language with emphasis on improving the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as gaining competence in Chinese culture. Prerequisite: CHIN 111 or one unit of high school Chinese or departmental consent.

CHIN 210.  Intermediate Chinese   5 credit hours

Designed to be a seamless continuation of the elementary level by building on the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as helping learners better understand contemporary Chinese society and be able to discuss and analyze cultural differences. Prerequisite: CHIN 112 or two units of high school Chinese or departmental consent.

CHIN 224.  Intermediate Chinese   3 credit hours

A continuation of CHIN 210; further enhancement of listening comprehension and speaking, reading and writing skills. Prerequisite: CHIN 210 or instructor's consent.