Mandarin Chinese Minor

A minor in a foreign language gives you a competitive edge in the International market. It prepares you to live in and contribute to a diverse and changing world and to enter the global workforce equipped with the knowledge, confidence, and communication skills needed for success in an interdependent world.

A Chinese minor requires five courses in Chinese or, as an alternative, four courses in Chinese and an MC course with modified assignments, with permission of the instructor and after you have completed level 214 of the language.

The following requirements below are intended for students beginning fall 2024.

To declare your minor, please speak to your academic advisor for assistance.

Minor Coordinator:
Chen Zhang

CH 111Chinese I3
CH 112Chinese II3
CH 122Chinese Conversation I3
CH 213Chinese III3
CH 214Chinese IV3
CH 223Chinese Conversation II3
MC/FA 204Images of the Mind: Introduction to Chinese Calligraphic Art (Interdisciplinary) (*)3
MC 305Tang Poetry and Calligraphy: Classical Traditions of China (618-907 CE) (*)3

*This course is taught in English, and it may be used toward the Mandarin Chinese minor if you have permission from the instructor and have taken CH 214 since specific assignments will have to be done in the Mandarin Chinese language. Only one of these four courses can be used for the minor. Please notify your professor on the first day of class if you intend to have the course counted toward the minor.

Semesterly course offerings are subject to change.