Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

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CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE/MINOR

Minor Credit Hours: 18

This minor will provide students with the unique opportunity to augment their knowledge, language skills, and cross-cultural expertise in a region of increasing strategic and global importance.   The study of Chinese language and culture is currently among the most popular language-related academic pursuits in the U.S.  Heritage speakers must consult the Director of the Foreign Language Program when selecting language courses for this minor.  Chinese Language and Culture minors are encouraged to pursue a second minor in Ethnic and Cultural Studies.

I. Required Language Courses (9)
21-109 First Year Chinese 1 (3)
OR
21-191 First Year Language in Location 1 (3)
21-112 First Year Chinese 2 (3)
OR
21-192 First Year Language in Location 2 (3)
21-213 Second Year Chinese 1 (3)
OR
21-291 Second Year Language in Location 1 (3)
OR
06-314 Linguistics (3)

II. Elective Culture Courses (9)
Choose three courses from at least two different departments. All topics courses and seminars must be related to Asia / China.
06-220 Topics in Literature (3)
06-334 Non-Western Literature (3)
06-339 Topics in World Authors (3)
06-376 World/Ethnic Film (3)
09-351 Modern China (3)
10-350 Intercultural Communication (3)
18-321 Comparative Government (3)
18-337 International Topics (3)
18-368 Non-Western Political Thought (3)
19-281 Christianity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America (3)
19-298 Christianity and World Religions (3)
20-492 Special Topics in Sociology (3)
21-120 International Experience Seminar (1)
21-214 Second Year Chinese 2 (3)
21-292 Second Year Language in Location 2 (3)
26-285 Cross-Cultural Psychology (3)

III. At least 2 courses in the minor must be at the 300 or 400 level.

IV. Chinese Language and Culture minors are encouraged to double minor in Ethnic and Cultural Studies.
Consult the Chair of Sociology. Double minors may complete the Ethnic and Cultural Studies minor by taking the following courses:
20-100 Principles of Sociology (3)
20-290 Cultural Diversity and Intergroup Relations (3)
Ethnic and Cultural Electives (15)

Choose, with the advice and consent of the director of the Ethnic and Cultural Studies Program, 15 credit hours in significant ethnic and cultural electives, preferably in China- and /or Asia-related  courses not duplicated among courses listed above. Two courses (6 credits) in this minor must be at the 300 or 400 level.