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Policy Statement - 14-17 Chinese Studies, MA Asian Studies Option in

Master of Arts in Asian Studies, Option in Chinese Studies

 

This policy statement was recommended by the Academic Senate on March 19, 2015, and approved by the President on March 27, 2015.

 

Program Description

 

This option includes a choice between two tracks:

 

  • Chinese Language and Culture

  • Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language.

    • Track 1: “Chinese Language and Culture” is tailored for non-native speakers of Chinese who would like to explore more about Chinese language and culture, without the intention to become a Chinese language instructor.

    • Track 2: “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” targets native speakers or near-native speakers of Chinese who would like to become a Chinese language instructor either in the United States or in China.

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Requirements

 

Chinese Studies option (30-42 units)

 

Required Core Courses (12 units):

 

A/ST 600. Asian Studies and Languages: Research and Methodologies (3) Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Asian Studies or consent of instructor.

A/ST 620. Comparative Traditional Cultures of Asia (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Asian Studies or consent of instructor.

A/ST 630. Asia and Globalization (3)

Prerequisite: A/ST 600 or consent of instructor.

A/ST 697. Research Capstone and Practicum (3) Prerequisites : A/ST 600; A/ST 620 or A/ST 630.

18 units from the following electives, selected with consultation of the graduate advisor: CHIN 410/510. Chinese Information Processing (3)

Prerequisite. CHIN 202, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

CHIN 430A/530A. Classical Chinese Fiction (3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

CHIN 430B/530B. Classical Chinese Drama (3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

 

CHIN 430C/530C. Classical Chinese Poetry (3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

CHIN 451/551. Chinese Culture and Tradition (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

CHIN 561. Structure of Modern Chinese Language (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

CHIN 462/562. Contrastive Analysis of Chinese and English (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 

CHIN 581. Principles and Practice of Teaching Chinese (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

CHIN 485/585. Masterpieces from China (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

CHIN 490/590. Selected Topics in Chinese Studies (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

CHIN 599. Directed Studies in Chinese (1-6) Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

LING 561. Second Language Curriculum Development (3) Prerequisite: LING 325 or consent of instructor.

LING 562. Second Language Testing and Assessment (3) Prerequisite: LING 325 or consent of instructor

 

  • Suggested electives for the Chinese Language and Culture track: CHIN 530A; CHIN 530B; CHIN 530C; CHIN 551, CHIN 561(required for this track); CHIN 585; CHIN 599.

  • Suggested electives for the Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language track: CHIN 510; CHIN 551; CHIN 561 (required for this track); CHIN 562; CHIN 581 (required for this track); CHIN 599; LING 561; LING 562.

 

 

 

EFFECTIVE: Fall 2016

 

Campus Code: A/STMA03PB College: 28

Career: GR

Major Code: 03011

CIP: 05.0103

 

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