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Minor in Chinese

Chinese Minor is an excellent asset to your academic portfolio, a credential indicating your proficiency in Chinese and knowledge of the Chinese culture and society. If you have received grade B or above in Chinese 103 or have obtained CHIN103 credits via AP, IB, the placement test or other recognized equivalent, you are ready to declare the minor.

Chart of requirements

Prerequisite: Grade B or better in CHIN 103 or its equivalent

Requirements (16 credits total)
3 required courses
CHIN104 Intermediate Chinese II
CHIN200 Advanced Communication in Chinese
CHIN/GLAS 209 Advanced Chinese Language and Culture

2 selective from the following list
CHIN300 Special Topics in Advanced Chinese Skills (This topics course can be taken twice if the topics are different)
POLS231/GLAS231 Introduction to Chinese politics
HIST 109/GLAS 109—East Asian Civilization: Ancient China
HIST 271/GLAS 271—Late Imperial China: 1500 to 1911
HIST/GLAS 272—China Since 1911

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Official Minor Requirement

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