Asian Languages (Chinese)

 

 

Description
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.

Requirements

  • 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 333 China (SB & H) (3) (minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 333, HST 383 or SLC 333)

CHI 336 Interpreting China's Classics ((L or HU) & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 336, HST 386 or SLC 336)

           CHI 338 The Daoist Bible The Daode jing (HU) (3) (Credit is allowed for only CHI 338, 394 (Daoist Bible: The Dao De Jing) or REL 338)

CHI 345 Chinese Film and Civilization (3)

CHI 348 Pathways into Chinese Culture (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 202 with C or better. Credit is allowed for only CHI 348 or CHI 394 (Pathways into Chinese Culture))

CHI 380 The Chinese Language (3)

CHI 394 Special Topics (1-4)

CHI 401 Fourth-Year Chinese I (G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 302 with C or better)

CHI 402 Fourth-Year Chinese II (G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 401 with C or better)

CHI 407 Chinese for Academic and Professional Purposes I (G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 402 with C or better)

CHI 408 Chinese for Academic and Professional Purposes II (G) (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 407 with C or better)

CHI 450 Classical Prose (3) 

CHI 451 Chinese Cultural History I (HU or SB) & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 55 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 451, HST 451 or SLC 451)

CHI 452 Chinese Cultural History II (SB & G & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 55 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 452 or HST 452 or SLC 452)

CHI 470 Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHI 302 with C or better)

CHI 494 Special Topics

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • 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.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
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DARs Code

DARs Code

LACHIEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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