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Chinese Studies

 
CHST-Chinese Studies
CHST 200G
Introduction to Chinese Studies
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
ENGL 1010

Taught in English. Introduces Chinese Language and Culture to interested students and gives them an overview about the minor study program. Includes an introduction into the characteristics of Chinese script by memorizing a few everyday expressions in Chinese. Introduces Chinese history, economy, society, politics, culture and popular culture, and ethics including philosophy, religions, beliefs, film, literature, contemporary discourses.

CHST 362G
Traditional Chinese History
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Introduces the student to the broad outlines of the cultural history of traditional China from some of the earliest historical records (about 1200 BCE) up through the late imperial period (about 1800 CE). Taught in English.

CHST 363G
Modern Chinese History
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Introduces the student to the broad outlines of Chinese Civilization from the last Imperial Dynasty until the present day. Taught in English.

CHST 373G
Classical Chinese Literature
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Studies classical Chinese literature within the historical, cultural, thematic, and aesthetic context. Taught in English.

CHST 375G
Modern Chinese Literature
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Studies modern Chinese literature within the historical, cultural, thematic, and aesthetic context. Taught in English.

CHST 416G
Chinese Culture and Film
3:3:0
Spring
Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

Examines a selection of films from internationally acclaimed Chinese film directors.

CHST 481R
Internship
1 to 8:1 to 8:0
Prerequisite(s):
Departmental Approval, and University Advanced Standing

For upper-division students working toward a Minor in Chinese Studies or Chinese Commerce. On approval also counts for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Provides a transition from school to work where learned theory is applied to actual practice through meaningful on-the-job experience. No more than three credit hours of internship work experience will apply toward graduation in Chinese Studies or in any Business Management Specialization; may be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits. May be graded credit/no credit.

CHST 490R
Special Topics in Chinese Studies or Commerce
3:3:0
Fall, Spring, Summer
Prerequisite(s):
University Advanced Standing

Taught in English. Covers topics of social change, history, political science, culture including literature, art, cinema, economy including commerce, and business culture. Offers insights into Chinese life in the past and today. Defines terminology involved, studies evolution and/or specific texts or contexts, and considers theoretical discourse. Provides additional materials in Chinese for students who want more language practice, e.g., in the Chinese Language minor. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits toward graduation.