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Minor in Chinese

A 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.


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

Course work (16 credits total)

  • 3 required courses (CHIN104, CHIN200, CHIN209)
  • 1 selective (in Chinese history to be selected from an approved list)
  • 1 elective (with a focus on China and/or Chinese language and culture which can be from the above approved selective list or chosen in consultation with an advisor)

Courses previously approved as electives

  • CHIN300 Special Topics in Advanced Chinese Skills (taught in Mandarin Chinese. This course can be repeated twice up to 6 credits if the topics are different.)
  • POLS231/GLAS231-Introduction to Chinese politics (3 credits)

Interested? Learn how to declare a minor