Major in Chinese 2013-2014

The Asian Languages and Civilizations department reserves the right to change major requirements at any time. Please check with the Asian Languages and Civilizations department or the CU Boulder catalog for the most current listing of requirements. You are subject to the requirements in effect at the time you declare your major as an Arts & Sciences degree seeking student.

Students must complete the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences and the required courses listed below. CHIN 1010, 1020, and 2110 do not count toward the maximum of 45 credits in the Chinese major.

Courses required for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chinese at CU-Boulder and Colorado Community College applicable courses.

Major in Chinese 2013-2014
CU-Boulder Required Courses Colorado Community College Applicable Courses

Prequisities:

  • CHIN 1010 (5) Beginning Chinese 1
  • CHIN 1020 (5) Beginning Chinese 2
  • CHIN 2110 (5) Intermediate Chinese 1
  • CHI 111 (5) Chinese Language 1
  • CHI 112 (5) Chinese Language 2

Chinese Language & Literature Track:

The student must complete 30 credit hours of courses in Chinese language and literature above CHIN 2110. CHIN 2120 or its equivalent is the prerequisite to upper-division courses required for the major. At least 25 credit hours must be in upper-division courses.

Major in Chinese 2013-2014
CU-Boulder Required Courses Colorado Community College Applicable Courses
  • CHIN 2120 (5) Intermediate Chinese 2
  • CHIN 3110 (5) Advanced Chinese 1
  • CHIN 3120 (5) Advanced Chinese 2
  • CHIN 4210 (4) Introduction to Classical Chinese
  • CHIN 4220 (4) Readings in Classical Chinese

Additional credit hours selected from the following courses:

  • CHIN 3311 (3) The Dao and the World in Medieval China
  • CHIN 3321 (3) Culture and Literature of Ancient China
  • CHIN 3331 (3) Culture and Literature of Late Imperial China
  • CHIN 3341 (3) Literature and Popular Culture in Modern China
  • CHIN 3342 (3) Literary Culture in Contemporary China
  • CHIN 3351 (3) Reality and Dream in Traditional Chinese Fiction
  • CHIN 3361 (3) Women and the Supernatural in Chinese Literature
  • CHIN 3371 (3) Topics in Chinese Film
  • CHIN 4110 (3) Readings in Modern Chinese 1
  • CHIN 4120 (3) Readings in Modern Chinese 2
  • CHIN 4300 (3) Open Topics
  • CHIN 4750 (3) Daoism
  • CHIN 4900 (1-3) Independent Study
  • CHIN 4950 (3) Honors Thesis

Chinese Language & Civilization Track:

In addition to the requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, students must complete 30 credit hours, of which 18 must be upper-division.

Major in Chinese 2013-2014
CU-Boulder Required Courses Colorado Community College Applicable Courses
  • CHIN 2120 (5) Intermediate Chinese 2
  • CHIN 3110 (5) Advanced Chinese 1 and
  • CHIN 3120 (5) Advanced Chinese 2

or

  • CHIN 4210 (4) Introduction to Classical Chinese and
  • CHIN 4220 (4) Readings in Classical Chinese

Students may choose 15-17 credit hours from other CHIN courses, excluding only language courses numbered below 2120. Of these 15-17 credit hours, 6 credit hours may be satisfied by courses focusing wholly or substantially on China offered by other departments, subject to approval by the Chinese undergraduate advisor. Of the 30 credit hours presented for the degree, at least 18 must be upper division.