Chinese Studies (Minor)

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The Chinese Studies minor offers a basic understanding of the Chinese Language along with an exploration of at least two disciplines in Chinese history and culture.

Course Requirements

  • Three quarters of college-level Chinese language (at any level).
  • Five additional courses focusing on China from at least two different disciplines, chosen in consultation with an advisor or faculty member, from the current approved Chinese Studies Allied Course List.

Chinese Studies Allied Course List

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select five additional courses from below (as noted above):20
Art and Architecture, History of
INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART
CHINESE ART
ARTS OF THE SILK ROAD
BUDDHIST ART
Asian American Studies
ASIAN ART
BUDDHIST ART
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
CHINESE ART
ASIAN FOREIGN POLICY
CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY
ASIAN POLITICS
THE STATE & ECONOMIC GROWTH IN EAST ASIA
ASIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY
CHINESE POLITICS
Chinese Studies
INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL CHINESE
TRANSLATION
Economics
UNDERSTANDING CHINA'S ECONOMY
Geography
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
WORLD ECONOMY: STATES, MARKETS AND LABOR
THE STATE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
History
EAST ASIA TO C. 1200
EAST ASIA c. 1200 TO 1800
EAST ASIA , c.1800-PRESENT
CULTURE AND POLITICS IN IMPERIAL CHINA
THE RISE OF MODERN CHINA
TOPICS IN ASIAN HISTORY
HISTORY FROM PICTURES: VISUAL CULTURE IN EAST ASIAN HISTORY
COLLOQUIUM IN ASIAN HISTORY
Intercultural Communication
ASIAN CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
Management
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEMINAR (when study abroad in China)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (when 1/3 content is about China)
Marketing
MARKETING ACROSS CULTURES: A CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE ON MULTICULTURAL MARKETS
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING (when 1/3 content is about China)
Modern Languages
CLASSICAL CHINESE I
CLASSICAL CHINESE II
CLASSICAL CHINESE III
CHINA AND SOCIAL MEDIA
CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY
MODERN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY
CHINESE CINEMA -- A WINDOW ON CHINA
TOPICS IN CHINESE LITERATURE
Philosophy
INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN PHILOSOPHIES
TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY
Political Science
ASIAN FOREIGN POLICY
ASIAN POLITICS
ASIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY
WORLD POLITICAL ECONOMY (when dealing with China)
ADVANCED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (International Political Economy of the Pacific Rim)
CHINESE POLITICS
Religious Studies
BUDDHIST EXPERIENCE
RELIGION IN CHINESE HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE
TRADITIONS OF CHINESE POPULAR CULTURE
LITERATURE AND RELIGION IN CHINA
TAOISM: CHINA'S INDIGENOUS HIGH RELIGION
MORAL PHILOSOPHY, POLITICAL POWER, & RELIGION IN PRE-MODERN CHINA
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
CHINA: MONEY, POWER AND THE 21ST CENTURY
Women's and Gender Studies
WOMEN, SELF, AND SOCIETY SEMINAR (SA: China in Transition: Contemporary Film and Photography)

Students majoring in Chinese Studies (BA) or minoring in Chinese Language are restricted from earning this minor.