Courses

LCHI 100  First-Year Chinese I  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of Chinese for the beginner: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: No previous study in Chinese. Credit not allowed for both LCHI 100 and LCHI 105.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 101  First-Year Chinese II  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of the Chinese language for the continuing student; aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: LCHI 100 or LCHI 105.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both LCHI 101 and LCHI 107.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 200  Second-Year Chinese I (GT-AH4)  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Review and practice of Chinese language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening, and reading) with a focus on a proficiency level target of intermediate-low.
Prerequisite: LCHI 101 or LCHI 107.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LCHI 101. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LCHI 201  Second-Year Chinese II (GT-AH4)  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Review and extensive practice of Chinese language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening and reading) with a focus on a proficiency level target of intermediate-mid.
Prerequisite: LCHI 200.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LCHI 200. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LCHI 205  Intermediate Written Chinese  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of fundamental language skills emphasizing writing and reading.
Prerequisite: LCHI 200.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LCHI 200.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 250  Introduction to Chinese Culture (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected works in literature (in translation), film, translation from different periods and genres which represent the visual interrelationship of the Chinese language, literature, and performing arts, as well as cultural artifacts from different periods and genres which represent the interrelationship of Chinese language, literature, and culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

LCHI 296  Group Study-Chinese  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Group study in Chinese language/literature/culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 304  Third-Year Chinese I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of reading comprehension, communicative competence, and cultural understanding.
Prerequisite: LCHI 201.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LCHI 201.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 305  Third-Year Chinese II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of reading comprehension, communicative competence, and cultural understanding.
Prerequisite: LCHI 304.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LCHI 304.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 309  Contemporary Chinese Literature and the Arts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Trends resulting from traditional Chinese and contemporary foreign influences in Chinese literature and the arts.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 365  Introduction to Chinese Cinema Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Terminology, techniques, and approaches specific to Chinese cinema. Taught in Chinese.
Prerequisite: LCHI 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 408  Chinese Calligraphy  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: History of Chinese calligraphy and basic Chinese calligraphy skills.
Prerequisite: LCHI 304.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 495  Independent Study-Chinese  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Required: Three years of college-level Chinese.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LCHI 496  Group Study-Chinese  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: LCHI 304 or LCHI 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.