Asian Languages (Chinese)
Students pursuing a concentration in Chinese gain an understanding of the language, literature and cultures of China. There are opportunities to partake in study abroad programs, which can serve to enhance a student's experience and education.
- Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
- A maximum of 6 hours are allowed from 200 level courses.
- Course substitutions are allowed for heritage and advanced speakers of the language; consult an advisor in the School of International Letters and Cultures for more information.
Core 10 Hours
CHI 301 Third-Year Chinese I, G (5) (Prerequisites: CHI 202 with C or better)
CHI 302 Third-Year Chinese II, G (5) (Prerequisites: CHI 301 with C or better)
Electives 8 Hours Required
A maximum of 6 hours are allowed from 200 level courses.
Select courses from the following:
CHI 201 Second-Year Chinese I, G (5) (Prerequisites: CHI 102 with C or better)
CHI 202 Second-Year Chinese II, G (5) (Prerequisites: CHI 201 with C or better)
CHI 205 Chinese Calligraphy (1)
CHI 210 Intensive Chinese II (6-8) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 102 or 110 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only CHI 201 or CHI 202 or CHI 210)
CHI 307 Introduction to Literary Chinese I (HU) (3)
CHI 308 Introduction to Literary Chinese II (HU) (3)
CHI 321 Chinese Literature (HU) (3)
CHI 322 Chinese Literature (HU & G) (3)
CHI 335 History of Chinese Medicine (HU & H & G) (3)
CHI 336 Interpreting China's Classics ((L or HU) & H) (3)
CHI 338 The Daoist Bible The Daode jing (HU) (3)
CHI 343 Daoism (L or HU) & G & H (3)
CHI 345 Chinese Film and Civilization (3)
CHI 348 Pathways into Chinese Culture (3)
CHI 380 The Chinese Language (3)
CHI 394 Special Topics (1-4)
CHI 401 Fourth-Year Chinese I (G) (3)
CHI 402 Fourth-Year Chinese II (G) (3)
CHI 407 Chinese for Academic and Professional Purposes I (G) (3)
CHI 408 Chinese for Academic and Professional Purposes II (G) (3)
CHI 430 Readings in Chinese Religions (3)
CHI 450 Classical Prose (3)
CHI 451 Chinese Cultural History I (HU or SB) & H) (3)
CHI 452 Chinese Cultural History II (SB & G & H) (3)
CHI 461 Readings in Traditional Chinese Literature I (3)
CHI 462 Readings in Traditional Chinese Literature II (3)
CHI 470 Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (3)
CHI 482 Honors Thesis (L) (3)
CHI 494 Special Topics
FLA 420 [*CHI*]
All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.
BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:
A meeting with your academic advisor to:
Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration
- One course meeting general studies MA requirement
- ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
- Minimum 2.00 GPA
Required Courses (12 credit hours):
BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)
BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better
BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area
BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better
For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses
For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop
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- Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
- MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
- Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.