CHI - Chinese

CHI 1006 Chinese Learning Community Cr. 1

Experiential learning course; participation in Chinese cultural events and supplemental Chinese language sessions. Students comment on a minimum of eight approved events via a discussion board, attend language sessions, and present a final project. Offered for undergraduate credit only. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisite: CHI 1005 with a minimum grade of D-

CHI 1010 Elementary Chinese I Cr. 4

Introduction to the written and spoken forms of Chinese. Offered for undergraduate credit only. Offered Yearly.

Course Material Fees: $5

CHI 1020 Elementary Chinese Cr. 4

Continuation of CHI 1010. Offered for undergraduate credit only. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: CHI 1010 with a minimum grade of D-

Course Material Fees: $5

CHI 2000 Chinese Phonetics Cr. 1

Students will have the hands-on experience of learning Chinese sounds and tones with the intensive instruction and correction of the instructor. After studying the articulatory mechanisms for the Chinese phonetic inventory and system in theory, students will practice them in different combinations and contexts with that native accuracy as the target. Offered Winter.

Equivalent: LIN 2000

Repeatable for 2 Credits

CHI 2010 Intermediate Chinese Cr. 4

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Foreign Culture, Global Learning Inquiry

Completion of Chinese language sequence. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: CHI 1020 with a minimum grade of D-

Course Material Fees: $5

CHI 2020 Intermediate Chinese II Cr. 4

Continuation of CHI 2010. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: CHI 2010 with a minimum grade of D-

CHI 2030 Chinese Character Writing Cr. 3

The most difficult part of Chinese learning is character writing. Basic stroke orders, intermediate literacy level. Art of Chinese calligraphy. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisites: CHI 1010 with a minimum grade of D-

CHI 2050 Gateway to Chinese Civilizations Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Global Learning Inquiry

Introduction to Chinese culture, society, and politics. Offered Every Term.

CHI 3000 Chinese Mythology and the Supernatural Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

The study of Chinese mythical and supernatural literature from the late Zhou through the Qing dynasties (from around 10th century BCE to 18th century CE); the cultural functions of myth and the supernatural as they relate to nation, ethnic identities, social and political structures, as well as religious and philosophical ideals. Taught in English. Offered Fall, Winter.

CHI 3010 Contemporary Chinese Pop Culture Cr. 3

Introduction to Chinese pop culture: values, functions, and changes. Offered Winter.

CHI 3022 Introduction to Chinese Literature Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry

Genres and traditions of Chinese literature; influence on China of today. Offered Every Term.

CHI 3100 Advanced Chinese I Cr. 4

Continuation of CHI 2020. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: CHI 2020 with a minimum grade of D-

CHI 3200 Advanced Chinese II Cr. 4

Continuation of CHI 3100. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: CHI 3100 with a minimum grade of D-

CHI 3990 Directed Study Cr. 1-6

Directed study tailored to student and faculty interests and specializations. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

CHI 4010 Business Chinese Cr. 3

Basic knowledge of business Chinese; basic abilities of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and translating in business Chinese. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: CHI 3200 with a minimum grade of D-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

CHI 5210 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics Cr. 3

Writing, sound and grammar systems of Chinese; interaction between Chinese language and Chinese society. Offered Fall.

Equivalent: LIN 5220

CHI 5220 Languages of Asia Cr. 3

Introduction to major language families in Asia; grammar, sounds, language contacts. Offered Winter.

Equivalent: JPN 5220, LIN 5100

CHI 5230 Grammar of Chinese Cr. 3

Chinese grammar from perspectives of negation, question formation, aspects and different parts of speech, and the like. Offered Fall.

Equivalent: LIN 5240

CHI 5300 Teaching Chinese as a Second Language Cr. 1-3

Introduction to basic teaching grammar and sound rules and general teaching methodology. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: CHI 3100 with a minimum grade of D-

Equivalent: LED 5300