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Chinese (CHIN)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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CHIN 1101 Beginning Chinese I (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of the Mandarin Chinese language with practice in listening, speaking and simplified Chinese characters. It also includes selected studies in Chinese culture. CHIN 1101 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100    Lab fee: $10.00

CHIN 1102 Beginning Chinese II (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
CHIN 1102 is a continuation of CHIN 1101 with further development of listening and speaking skills. Course also focuses on writing skills and further study of Chinese culture. CHIN 1102 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: CHIN 1101; minimum grade of “C”   Lab fee: $10.00

CHIN 1103 Beginning Chinese III (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
CHIN 1103 is a continuation of CHIN 1102 with further development of listening and speaking skills. Some focus also is given to writing skills and further study of Chinese culture. CHIN 1103 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: CHIN 1102; minimum grade of “C”   Lab fee: $10.00

CHIN 1193 Independent Study in Chinese (On Demand)

1-3 credits
CHIN 1193 provides individual study opportunities for special topics in Chinese. Independent Study courses are offered to meet the special needs or interests of an individual student and to pilot new courses.
Lecture: 1-3 hours
Prerequisite: CHIN 1103 or Instructor Permission   Lab fee: $2.00

CHIN 1194 Independent Study in Chinese (On Demand)

1-3 credits
CHIN 1194 provides group study opportunities for special topics in Chinese. Special topic courses are offered to meet the special needs or interests of a group of students and to pilot new courses.
Lecture: 1-3 hours
Prerequisite: CHIN 1103 or Instructor Permission   Lab fee: $2.00