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Chinese Studies, Minor

Requirements

The Chinese Studies minor provides students with academic experiences, skills, and strategies to understand contemporary China, including its language, culture, ethics, politics, economy and history, within scholarly and applied contexts.

Total Program Credits: 22

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Completion of 30 hours of credit.
Discipline Core Requirements: 7 Credits
  CHST 200G Introduction to Chinese Studies 3
  CHIN 2010 Intermediate Chinese I 4
Elective Requirements: 15 Credits
In addition to the 4 credit core requirement, students must complete 15 hours of advisor-approved upper division electives from the following:  15
  CHIN 202G Intermediate Chinese II (4.0)  
  CHIN 351G Chinese Culture and Civilization (3.0)  
  CHST 362G Traditional Chinese History (3.0)  
  CHST 363G Modern Chinese History (3.0)  
  CHST 373G Classical Chinese Literature (3.0)  
  CHST 375G Modern Chinese Literature (3.0)  
  CHST 416G Chinese Culture and Film (3.0)  
  POLS 3600 International Relations of East Asia (3.0)  
  other advisor-approved course   

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CHIN 2010 Intermediate Chinese I 4
CHST 200G Introduction to Chinese Studies 3
  Semester total: 7
Notes: Prerequisites of CHIN 1010 and CHIN 1020 are required for CHIN 2010; Prerequisite of ENGL 1010 is required for CHST 200G
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: Elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including business management, history, political science, Chinese language, Chinese studies, etc. Students should consult the advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: Elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including business management, history, political science, Chinese language, Chinese studies, etc. Students should consult the advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
  Semester total: 3
Notes: Elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including business management, history, political science, Chinese language, Chinese studies, etc. Students should consult the advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.
  Degree total: 22

Department

Languages and Cultures

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