Chinese

Note: Course details for Summer 2019 will be available on December 15. The courses below were offered in Summer 2018 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.

College of Arts & Sciences

First-Semester Chinese

CAS LC 111

Online offering. Essentials of structure, oral practice, introduction to the writing system. 4 cr.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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