Chinese

Chinese Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2014 Courses

Subject to change. Please refer to the CSU catalog for the most up-to-date, accurate information.

  • 1092 ILLINOIS CHINESE TEACHER CERTIFICATION REVIEW (3)
    Prerequisites: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Review for the Chinese teaching certification examination in the state of Illinois.
  • 1010 ELEMENTARY CHINESE I (3)
    Oral and written practice of Mandarin Chinese.
  • 1020 ELEMENTARY CHINESE II (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 1010.
    Continuation of CHIN 1010.
  • 2010 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I /4 (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 1020.
    Study of intermediate grammar and vocabulary in a culture-based context. First of a sequence of two intermediate courses. Additional course fee.
  • 2020 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE II /4 (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2010.
    Study of intermediate grammar and vocabulary in a culture-based context. Second of a sequence of two intermediate courses. Additional course fee.
  • 3010 CHINESE CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION /4 (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department. Development of speaking and writing skills in Chinese. Additional course fee.
  • 3020 CHINESE FOR PROFESSIONALS /4 (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Study of basic grammar and vocabulary in the context of social service, health service, business or other professions. Additional course fee.
  • 3130 CHINESE CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Study of Chinese culture and civilization through lecture, reading, video presentations, and discussions.
  • 3140 HISTORY OF CHINESE ART (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Study of the history of Chinese art through reading, lecture, video presentations, and discussions.
  • 4220 READINGS IN CONTEMPORARY CHINESE LITERATURE (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Study of contemporary Chinese literature through reading, lecture, and discussions.
  • 4230 CHINESE FILMS (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Examination of Chinese history, politics, and culture through film.
  • 4240 READING IN CLASSICAL CHINESE LITERATURE (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Study of classical Chinese literature through reading, lecture, and discussions.
  • 4250 CHINESE IN THE US (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Study of the history and development of the Chinese in the US in the areas of literature, language, and culture.
  • 4260 HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGES (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department. Study of the history and development of the Chinese languages in phonetics and writing systems.
  • 4270 MATERIALS FOR TEACHING CHINESE LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Development of teaching materials through research and online design.
  • 4900 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHINESE STUDIES (3-6)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department.
    Special topics dealing with literature, culture, language, or foreign language methodology. May be repeated for a total of six credit hours.
  • 4920 ADVANCED CHINESE SEMINAR (3)
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or consent of the department. Review of language usage, cultural concepts, literature, and principles for foreign language teaching. Major project required.