Chinese

College of Arts & Sciences

The Geddes Language Center includes a language laboratory equipped with specialized software and hardware, multimedia classrooms, two video viewing rooms, audio and video studios, and extensive digital media production and processing facilities. The center is located on the fifth floor at 685 Commonwealth Avenue. Orientation to Language Center operations and procedures is given during the first week of classes.

First-Semester Chinese

CAS LC 111

Online offering. Essentials of structure, oral practice, introduction to the writing system. 4 cr. Tuition: $2720; technology fee: $240; total charge: $2960

Summer 1 (May 22-June 29)

For information about technology requirements for online courses at Boston University, see bu.edu/online/online-learning/technology. The Distance Education office can be reached at 617-358-1960 for additional information.

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First-Year Intensive Chinese

CAS LC 123

For beginners. Intensive course, equivalent to two semesters of first-year college Chinese. Essentials of structure, oral practice, introduction to the writing system. Laboratory required. 8 cr. Tuition: $5440

Summer 2 (July 2-August 9)

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Topics in Chinese Culture (in English translation)

CAS LC 286

Topic for Summer 2018: Food Culture. A study of food in Chinese culture including artistic and literary representations, history of agriculture, food preservation and preparation, medicinal uses, restaurant culture, and food as a commodity. This course is taught in English. 4 cr. Tuition: $2720

Summer 2 (July 2-August 9)

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Topics in Chinese Culture

CAS LC 286

Topic for Summer 2018: Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy. Prereq: second year Chinese. Learn the history of the Chinese writing system and gain insights into the historical developments of Chinese calligraphy. Through practice, gain basic knowledge and skills required for a Chinese calligrapher. 4 cr. Tuition: $2720

Summer 2 (July 2-August 9)

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