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Course ID:CHNS 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Chinese I
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, composition, and conversation.
Athena Title:ELEMENTARY CHI I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHNS 1002, CHNS 2001, CHNS 2002 or CHNS 3010, CHNS 3020 or CHNS 4110/6110, CHNS 4120, CHNS 4190 or CHNS 4500/6500, CHNS 4600/6600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Chinese II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Chinese I.
Athena Title:ELEMEN CHINESE II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHNS 2001, CHNS 2002 or CHNS 3010, CHNS 3020 or CHNS 4110/6110, CHNS 4120 or CHNS 4500/6500, CHNS 4600/6600
Prerequisite:CHNS 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Chinese I
Course
Description:
Intermediate grammar, reading, conversation, and composition.
Athena Title:INTERM CHINESE I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHNS 2002, CHNS 3010 or CHNS 3020, CHNS 4110/6110 or CHNS 4120, CHNS 4190 or CHNS 4500/6500, CHNS 4600/6600
Prerequisite:CHNS 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Chinese II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Chinese I.
Athena Title:INTERM CHINESE II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHNS 3010 or CHNS 3020 or CHNS 4110/6110, CHNS 4120, CHNS 4190 or CHNS 4500/6500, CHNS 4600/6600
Prerequisite:CHNS 2001 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(CHNS) 2060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to the Chinese Civilization
Course
Description:
An introduction to the literature, culture, and thought of premodern China, from the beginnings of the written record to the turn of the twentieth century.
Athena Title:Intro to Chinese Civilization
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Chinese I
Course
Description:
Advanced grammar, reading, conversation, and composition.
Athena Title:ADV CHINESE I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHNS 3020 or CHNS 4110/6110, CHNS 4120, CHNS 4190 or CHNS 4500/6500, CHNS 4600/6600
Prerequisite:CHNS 2002 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Chinese II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Advanced Chinese I.
Athena Title:ADV CHINESE II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHNS 4110/6110 or CHNS 4120 or CHNS 4190 or CHNS 45006500, CHNS 4600/6600
Prerequisite:CHNS 3010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 3800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Reading and Translation in Chinese Literature
Course
Description:
Course introduces heritage students to the skills needed to read, translate, and discuss Chinese fundamental literary texts.
Athena Title:Reading in Chinese Literature
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 3990. 3-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Chinese Language and/or Literature
Course
Description:
Independent study and research under the direction of individual faculty members.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Chinese III
Course
Description:
An introduction to classical Chinese focusing on translation, analysis of grammar, and the semantic range and use of commonly occurring classical Chinese words. Readings include selections of the early classics through later imperial literature.
Athena Title:ADV CHINESE III
Prerequisite:CHNS 3020
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 4120. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings in Classical Chinese
Course
Description:
A continuation of Advanced Chinese III focusing on translation, analysis of grammar, and the semantic range and use of commonly occurring classical Chinese words. Readings include selections of the early classics through later imperial works.
Athena Title:READING CLASS CHNS
Prerequisite:CHNS 4110
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 4190. 3 hours.
Course Title:Etymological and Literary History of Chinese Writing
Course
Description:
A review of history of HanZi, Chinese characters, and how they were adopted into Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese literature and culture. All materials will be read and discussed in the original language.
Athena Title:CHINESE WRITING
Nontraditional Format:WOC (World is Our Classroom). The format remains as lecture, and contact hours remains the same too, but the class will OCCASIONALLY be taught through a teleconferencing media within the WOC project. WOC is the delivery of live instruction through electronic media to students situated around the world.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHNS 4500/6500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings in Chinese Literature
Course
Description:
Selected readings of Chinese literature and literary criticism in the original language. Texts of various genres and from different periods of the Chinese literary tradition will be read and discussed in Chinese.
Athena Title:READINGS IN CHN LIT
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:CHNS 4110 and CHNS 4120
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:CHNS 4110 and CHNS 4120 and 9 hours of CHNS 3990
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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