2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Chinese Studies (CHNS) Minor

18 hours of coursework, including the following:

Required Minor Courses
CHN 2105Intermediate Chinese3
CHN 2106Intermediate Chinese3
CHN 3105Advanced Chinese3
CHN 3106Advanced Chinese3
Select two of the following:6
Study Abroad
Chinese Culture and Civilization
Chinese for Oral Proficiency
Topics in Chinese Cinema
Modern China through the Media
Religion and Culture In Asia
Religion and Culture in China and Japan
History of China
History of China
Revolutionary China
Topics in Chinese History
Arts of China and Japan
Governments and Politics of Asia
Total Credits18


  • A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in each course completed for the Chinese Studies minor and an average GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken for the Chinese Studies minor is required for completion.
  • Courses used to fulfill minor requirements may not be taken Pass/Fail.
  • A form titled “Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere” must be filled out and signed by the student, the Chair of the Department, and the Director of the Office of Global Education before the student departs on a study abroad program.
  • Some courses in the minor requirements listed above have prerequisites, so be sure to consult the University Catalog or check with your advisor.