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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Chinese Studies

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Studies (120 units)

Residence Requirement for the Majors

At least four upper division courses required for the major must be completed successfully at CSULB. Students are encouraged, however, to complete up to a year of their language study in approved programs of study abroad.

Requirements

A minimum of 38 units is required, including at least 15 units earned in residence at CSULB. CHIN 101 and 102 are prerequisite to the major and may be satisfied by appropriate high school preparation or by examination.

Lower Division (11 units):

Take one of the following:

  • CHIN 250 Introduction to the I-ching (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • CHIN 260 Introduction to Chinese Civilization (3)
    Prerequisites: None

Take all of the following:

  • CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, or formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study in Chinese.
  • CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, or formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study in Chinese.

Upper Division (27 units)

Take all of the following:

  • CHIN 301 Advanced Chinese (3)
    Prerequisites: CHIN 202 or its equivalent, or consent of the instructor.
  • CHIN 370 Chinese Lit in English Translation (3)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
  • CHIN 451 Chinese Culture and Tradition (3)
    Prerequisite: One China-related course in Asian Studies or History and CHIN 302 (Advanced Chinese) or equivalent proficiency.
  • CHIN 492 Senior Seminar (3)
    Prerequisite: One China-related course in Asian Studies or History and CHIN 302 or equivalent proficiency.

Take 15 units of electives from the following:

  • A. Take 9 units selected from the following:
    • CHIN 302, 311, 350, 360, 375, 380, 382B, 390, 410, 421, 430A, 430B, 430C, 451, 461, 462, 471, 475, 481, 485, 490, 499.
  • B. Take 6 units selected from the following:
    • ANTH 332, 427; AH 468, 469; ASAM 331, 335I, 340, 346, 381; A/ST 306I, 307I, 310, 320, 406A, 495I; HIST 382B, 388, 406A, 412; JOUR 312I; PHIL 306; POSC 362, 455, 485; R/ST 341I; WGSS 406A.
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