CH 111 — Chinese I

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

This introductory course enables students with no background in Mandarin Chinese to communicate with Mandarin Chinese-speaking people. The basic skills of speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese are established and the cultures where Mandarin Chinese is spoken are introduced. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language).

CH 112 — Chinese II

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

Students expand upon the skills established in Chinese I and continue to study the cultures where Mandarin Chinese is spoken. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)
Prerequisite(s): CH 111 or equivalent.

CH 122 — Chinese Conversation I

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

Students learn to converse in Mandarin Chinese by emphasizing interaction in real-world situations. Functional and practical verbal communications are addressed, with a focus on the cultures where Mandarin Chinese is spoken.
Prerequisite(s): CH 111 or equivalent. (G8: Foreign Language).

CH 213 — Chinese III

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

This intermediate course is designed to review and refine students' communication skills in Mandarin Chinese. Supplementary reading materials (including poetry, short stories, and magazine and newspaper articles), films, and videos further the students' knowledge of the cultures where Mandarin Chinese is spoken. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)
Prerequisite(s): CH 112 or equivalent.

CH 214 — Chinese IV

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

Building on Chinese III, students refine their communication skills in Mandarin Chinese. More advanced supplementary reading materials (including poetry, short stories, and magazine and newspaper articles), films, and videos further the students' knowledge of the cultures where Mandarin Chinese is spoken. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)
Prerequisite(s): CH 213 or equivalent.

CH 223 — Chinese Conversation II

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

Conversational ability in Chinese is further developed and refined by emphasizing interaction in real-world situations. Advanced functional and practical verbal communications are addressed along with a focus on Chinese culture. Multi-media labs provide students with the opportunity to workshop and hone all new grammatical, syntactical, and oral/aural skills, as well as cultural competencies acquired in lectures.
Prerequisite(s): CH 112 or CH 122 or equivalent.