CHIN - Chinese

CHIN 1 First-Year Chinese

Instruction in elementary spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin), beginning with the sounds of Chinese and their representation in the pinyin romanization system. Conversation, structural analysis, and an introduction to character texts. The first-year sequence (1-2-3) begins only in the fall quarter. Students interested in learning Chinese who are uncertain about where they should enter the sequence should meet with the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Quarter offered

Fall

CHIN 2 First-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 1, which assumes that students are familiar both with the pinyin romanization system and approximately 150 basic characters.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 1 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

CHIN 3 First-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 2, which assumes that students are familiar both with the pinyin romanization system and approximately 300 basic characters.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 2 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

CHIN 4 Second-Year Chinese

Instruction in intermediate spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin). Conversation, composition, and the reading of modern texts. The second-year sequence (4-5-6) begins only in the fall quarter.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 3 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

CHIN 5 Second-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 4. Conversation, composition, and the reading of modern texts.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 4 or CHIN 4H or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

CHIN 6 Second-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 5. Conversation, composition, and the reading of modern texts.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 5 or CHIN 5H or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Spring

CHIN 94 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

CHIN 99 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

CHIN 99F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

CHIN 103 Advanced Chinese: Language and Society

Designed to enhance the students' ability to understand, analyze, and discuss authentic Chinese reading materials. Chinese linguistic and cultural aspects are introduced.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 6 or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Fall

CHIN 104 Advanced Chinese: Readings in Literature

Close readings in Chinese vernacular literature of recognized merit from contemporary and modern writers as wells as from models from the traditional period. Student are introduced to the basic critical issues, in Chinese, relating to narrative and drama, revealed by the works under discussion.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 103 or CHIN 105 or CHIN 107 or CHIN 108; or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

CHIN 105 Advanced Chinese: Readings in History

Offers an appreciation of some of the central issues in Chinese history as defined by Chinese historians of the 20th century. Through readings of graduated difficulty, the vocabulary, style, and form of modern Chinese historical writing are introduced.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 103 or CHIN 104 or CHIN 107 or CHIN 108; or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

CHIN 107 Introduction to Classical Chinese Prose

Introduces the grammar and lexicon of classical Chinese and the language of China's pre-modern canonical writings in philosophy, religion, history, music, visual art, and literature. Reading from the Han and pre-Han era is featured.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 103 or CHIN 104 or CHIN 105 or CHIN 108; or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Winter

CHIN 108 Introduction to Classical Chinese Poetry

Introduces the grammar and lexicon of classical Chinese and the language of China's pre-modern canonical writings in philosophy, religion, history, music, visual art, and literature. Classical poetry and lyrics are featured.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 103 or CHIN 104 or CHIN 105 or CHIN 107; or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Spring

CHIN 194 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

CHIN 199 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

CHIN 199F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

Cross-listed courses that are managed by another department are listed at the bottom.

Cross-listed Courses