CHIN-100  Topics in Mandarin

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course covers topics in Mandarin. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

CHIN-110 Conversational Mandarin I

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG

This course provides practice in beginning-level Mandarin conversation, with attention to the use of basic vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar. It is designed for students who wish to acquire the basics of spoken Mandarin rather than reading and writing Chinese characters. Conversational Mandarin I is intended for students who are not native Mandarin speakers. The course does not satisfy the academic requirements of the CHIN 120 series.

 

CHIN-111 Conversational Mandarin II

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG

This course provides practice in high beginning-level Mandarin conversation, with attention to the use of basic vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar. It is designed for students who wish to acquire the basics of spoken Mandarin rather than reading and writing Chinese characters. Conversational Mandarin II is intended for students who are not native Mandarin speakers. The course does not satisfy the academic requirements of the CHIN 120 series.

 

CHIN-120  First-Semester Mandarin

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area C2-Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Language), and the IGETC for Area 6: Language Other Than English.

This course introduces the fundamentals of the Mandarin. The goals are to communicate in Mandarin through the development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading and writing, and to develop an appreciation of the Chinese culture.

CHIN-121  Second-Semester Mandarin

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

Advisory: CHIN 120

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area C2-Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Language), the IGETC for Area 3: Humanities and Area 6: Language Other Than English.

This is a second-semester Mandarin course.The goals are to communicate in Mandarin through the development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading and writing and to develop an appreciation of the Chinese culture.

 

CHIN-298  Independent Study

.2-4 Units:  3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Chinese under the direction of an instructor.