Sample Curriculum

This curriculum map is representative of the course of study for this program. For updated information, download the 2012/13 University Catalog.

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese

First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EN 101 Composition & Literature I 3 EN 102 Composition & Literature II 3
CN 111 Beginning Chinese I 6 CN 112 Beginning Chinese II 6
Elective 3 *EC/PY/HI/SO/CJ or PO Elective 3
Math Elective (excluding 005, 103) 3 Math Elective (excluding 005, 103) 3
Total Credit 15 15
Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EN 201 World Literature I 3 EN 202 World Literature II 3
CN 205 Intermediate Chinese I 3 CN 206 Intermediate Chinese II 3
**PH Elective 3 Lab Science Elective 4
Lab Science Elective 4 East Asian History Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Credit 16 16
Third Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CN 301 Advanced Chinese I 3 CN 302 Advanced Chinese II 3
CN 321 Chinese Lit, Cult & Soc I 3 CN 322 Chinese Lit, Cult & Soc II 3
East Asian History Elective 3 *EC/PY/HI/SO/CJ or PO Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Credit 15 15
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CN 3XX Chinese Elective 3 CN 3XX Chinese Elective 3
CN 3XX Chinese Elective 3 CN 415 Capstone Seminar 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Credit 15 15

*At least one of the EC/PY/HI/SO/CJ or PO electives must be in a discipline other than History (HI). Also, CJ 102 and 301 are excluded.

**Satisfies the General Education ethics requirement. Eligible courses include PH 303, 322, 323, 324, and 350.

Students are required to participate in a study abroad program, normally during the fall semester of the junior or senior year, in China or Taiwan. Students are also encouraged to attend summer programs abroad in Chinese language and culture.

ROTC as required are in addition to the above requirements. (Up to six credits of ROTC coursework — see designated ROTC course list in the university catalogue — may be counted toward degree completion.)

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