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Courses - CHIN Lower Division

101. Fundamentals of Chinese (4)

Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course which may be taken concurrently, or formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for CHIN 101.
Introduction to pronunciation, reading, writing, conversation, and grammar.
Students with previous training or native speakers of Chinese may not enroll.

102. Fundamentals of Chinese (4)

Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course which may be taken concurrently, or formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study in Chinese.
Introduction to pronunciation, reading, writing, conversation, and grammar.
Students with previous training or native speakers of Chinese may not enroll.

201. Intermediate Chinese (4)

Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, or formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study in Chinese.
Continuation of first year Chinese. Further development of syntax, grammar and sentence patterns, reading, writing and conversation.
Students with previous training or native speakers of Chinese may not enroll.

202. Intermediate Chinese (4)

Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, or formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study in Chinese.
Continuation of first year Chinese. Further development of syntax, grammar and sentence patterns, reading, writing and conversation.
Students with previous training or native speakers of Chinese may not enroll.

260. Introduction to Chinese Civilization (3)

Thematic survey of various aspects of Chinese civilization from its beginning to the present. Emphasizes not only the understanding of China's history but also the salient cultural elements that made China a great and distinctive country.


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