Chinese Studies Minor

Parent Entity: 
Liberal Arts, College of » Modern Languages
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Program Description:

A minor in a foreign language greatly enhances a student's career prospects. 

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to understand, speak, read and write Marndarin Chinese at an "Intermediate Mid" level as defined by the proficiency criteria of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
  • Understand and respect cultural differences leading to effective interaction within a Chinese-speaking society and in any culturally complex situation.
  • Have a strong foundation in the geography, history and literary tradition of the Chinese-speaking world.
  • Understand the impact China and Chinese culture and language have had and continue to have on other cultures.
  • Develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

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