Chinese (CHINESE)

Courses

CHINESE 1A. Fundamental Mandarin Chinese. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with no previous experience in any dialect of Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: Placement into CHINESE 1A.

Overlaps with CHINESE S1AB, CHINESE 1MA, CHINESE 1DA.

Restriction: CHINESE 1A and CHINESE 1DA and CHINESE 1MA and CHINESE S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE 1B. Fundamental Mandarin Chinese. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with no previous experience in any dialect of Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1A or placement into CHINESE 1B. CHINESE 1A with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE S1AB, CHINESE S1BC, CHINESE 1MB, CHINESE 1DB.

Restriction: CHINESE 1B and CHINESE 1DB and CHINESE 1MB and CHINESE S1AB and CHINESE S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE 1C. Fundamental Mandarin Chinese. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with no previous experience in any dialect of Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1B or CHINESE S1AB or placement in CHINESE 1C. CHINESE 1B with a grade of C or better. CHINESE S1AB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1DC, CHINESE 1MC, CHINESE S1BC.

Restriction: CHINESE 1C and CHINESE 1DC and CHINESE 1MC and CHINESE S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

(VI)

CHINESE 1DA. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese - Dialect Background Track. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with previous background in a Chinese dialect other than Mandarin. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: Placement into CHINESE 1DA.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1A, CHINESE S1AB, CHINESE 1MA.

Restriction: CHINESE 1DA and CHINESE 1MA and CHINESE 1A and CHINESE S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE 1DB. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese - Dialect Background Track. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with previous background in a Chinese dialect other than Mandarin. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1DA or placement into CHINESE 1DB. CHINESE 1DA with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1B, CHINESE S1AB, CHINESE S1BC, CHINESE 1MB.

Restriction: CHINESE 1DB and CHINESE 1MB and CHINESE 1B and CHINESE S1AB and CHINESE S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE 1DC. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese - Dialect Background Track. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with previous background in a Chinese dialect other than Mandarin. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1DB or placement into CHINESE 1DC. CHINESE 1DB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE S1BC, CHINESE 1MC, CHINESE 1C.

Restriction: CHINESE 1DC and CHINESE 1MC and CHINESE 1C and CHINESE S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

(VI)

CHINESE 1MA. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese - Mandarin Background Track. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with previous background in Mandarin Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: Placement into CHINESE 1MA.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1DA, CHINESE 1A, CHINESE S1AB.

Restriction: CHINESE 1MA and CHINESE 1DA and CHINESE 1A and CHINESE S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE 1MB. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese - Mandarin Background Track. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with previous background in Mandarin Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1MA or placement into CHINESE 1MB. CHINESE 1MA with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1B, CHINESE 1DB, CHINESE S1AB, CHINESE S1BC.

Restriction: CHINESE 1MB and CHINESE 1DB and CHINESE 1B and CHINESE S1AB and CHINESE S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE 1MC. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese - Mandarin Background Track. 5 Units.

Natural approach emphasizing four fundamental skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Specifically designed for students with previous background in Mandarin Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of Romanization, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1MB or placement into CHINESE 1MC. CHINESE 1MB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1C, CHINESE 1DC, CHINESE S1BC.

Restriction: CHINESE 1MC and CHINESE 1DC and CHINESE 1C and CHINESE S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

(VI)

CHINESE S1AB. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese. 7.5 Units.

First half of first-year Mandarin Chinese in an intensive setting using natural approach with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Prerequisite: Placement into CHINESE 1A or CHINESE 1B or CHINESE 1MA or CHINESE 1MB or CHINESE 1DA or CHINESE 1DB.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1A, CHINESE 1B, CHINESE 1MA, CHINESE 1DA, CHINESE 1DB, CHINESE 1MB.

Restriction: CHINESE S1AB and CHINESE 1A and CHINESE 1B and CHINESE 1DA and CHINESE 1DB and CHINESE 1MA and CHINESE 1MB may not be taken for full credit.

CHINESE S1BC. Fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese. 7.5 Units.

Second half of first-year Mandarin Chinese in an intensive setting using natural approach with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Prerequisite: CHINESE S1AB or CHINESE 1B or CHINESE 1DB or CHINESE 1MB or placement into CHINESE 1C or CHINESE 1DC or CHINESE 1MC. CHINESE S1AB with a grade of C or better. CHINESE 1B with a grade of C or better. CHINESE 1DB with a grade of C or better. CHINESE 1MB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 1C, CHINESE 1B, CHINESE 1DB, CHINESE 1DC, CHINESE 1MB, CHINESE 1MC.

Restriction: CHINESE S1BC, CHINESE 1B, CHINESE 1C, CHINESE 1DB or CHINESE 1DC, CHINESE 1MB or CHINESE 1MC and may not be taken for full credit.

(VI)

CHINESE 2A. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese. 5 Units.

Both authentic and pedagogically-prepared materials are used to further develop students' ability to communicate in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners. Taught in Chinese using Pinyin romanization system and both traditional and simplified forms of Chinese.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1C or CHINESE S1BC or placement into CHINESE 2A. CHINESE 1C with a grade of C or better. CHINESE S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2DA, CHINESE 2MA.

Restriction: CHINESE 2A and CHINESE 2DA and CHINESE 2MA may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2B. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese. 5 Units.

Both authentic and pedagogically-prepared materials are used to further develop students' ability to communicate in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners. Taught in Chinese using Pinyin romanization system and both traditional and simplified forms of Chinese.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2A or placement into CHINESE 2B. CHINESE 2A with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2DB, CHINESE 2MB.

Restriction: CHINESE 2B and CHINESE 2DB and CHINESE 2MB may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2C. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese. 5 Units.

Both authentic and pedagogically-prepared materials are used to further develop students' ability to communicate in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners. Taught in Chinese using Pinyin romanization system and both traditional and simplified forms of Chinese.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2B or placement into CHINESE 2C. CHINESE 2B with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2DC, CHINESE 2MC.

Restriction: CHINESE 2C and CHINESE 2DC and CHINESE 2MC may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2DA. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese - Dialect Background Track. 5 Units.

Authentic and pedagogically prepared materials used to further develop communication in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners for students with experience in a dialect other than Mandarin. Conducted in Mandarin using the Pinyin Romanization system, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1DC or CHINESE S1BC or placement into CHINESE 2DA. CHINESE 1DC with a grade of C or better. CHINESE S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2A, CHINESE 2MA.

Restriction: CHINESE 2DA and CHINESE 2MA and CHINESE 2A may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2DB. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese - Dialect Background Track. 5 Units.

Authentic and pedagogically prepared materials used to further develop communication in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners for students with experience in a dialect other than Mandarin. Conducted in Mandarin using the Pinyin Romanization system, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2DA or placement into CHINESE 2DB. CHINESE 2DA with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2B, CHINESE 2MB.

Restriction: CHINESE 2DB and CHINESE 2MB and CHINESE 2B may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2DC. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese - Dialect Background Track . 5 Units.

Authentic and pedagogically prepared materials used to further develop communication in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners for students with experience in a dialect other than Mandarin. Conducted in Mandarin using the Pinyin Romanization system, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2DB or placement into CHINESE 2DC. CHINESE 2DB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2MC, CHINESE 2C.

Restriction: CHINESE 2DC and CHINESE 2MC and CHINESE 2C may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2MA. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese - Mandarin Background Track. 5 Units.

Authentic and pedagogically prepared materials are used to further develop communication in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners for students with initial experience in Mandarin Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin using the Pinyin Romanization system, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 1MC or CHINESE S1BC or placement into CHINESE 2MA. CHINESE 1MC with a grade of C or better. CHINESE S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2A, CHINESE 2DA.

Restriction: CHINESE 2MA and CHINESE 2DA and CHINESE 2A may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2MB. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese - Mandarin Background Track . 5 Units.

Authentic and pedagogically prepared materials are used to further develop communication in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners for students with initial experience in Mandarin Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin using the Pinyin Romanization system, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2MA or placement into CHINESE 2MB. CHINESE 2MA with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2B, CHINESE 2DB.

Restriction: CHINESE 2MB and CHINESE 2DB and CHINESE 2B may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 2MC. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese - Mandarin Background Track . 5 Units.

Authentic and pedagogically prepared materials are used to further develop communication in culturally, socially, and linguistically appropriate manners for students with initial experience in Mandarin Chinese. Conducted in Mandarin using the Pinyin Romanization system, traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2MB or placement into CHINESE 2MC. CHINESE 2MB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with CHINESE 2C, CHINESE 2DC.

Restriction: CHINESE 2MC and CHINESE 2DC and CHINESE 2C may not be taken for full credit.

(VIII)

CHINESE 3A. Advanced Mandarin Chinese. 4 Units.

A continuation of CHINESE 2A-CHINESE 2B-CHINESE 2C emphasizing conceptualization, self-expression and academic skills in Chinese. Authentic texts from modern Chinese prose and newspapers are used. Taught in Mandarin Chinese using both traditional and simplified forms of Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 2C or CHINESE 2DC or CHINESE 2MC or placement into CHINESE 3A. CHINESE 2C with a grade of C better. CHINESE 2DC with a grade of C better. CHINESE 2MC with a grade of C better.

(VIII)

CHINESE 3B. Advanced Mandarin Chinese. 4 Units.

A continuation of CHINESE 2A-CHINESE 2B-CHINESE 2C emphasizing conceptualization, self-expression, and academic skills in Chinese. Authentic texts from modern Chinese prose and newspapers are used. Taught in Mandarin Chinese using both traditional and simplified forms of Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3A. CHINESE 3A with a grade of C or better.

(VIII)

CHINESE 3C. Advanced Mandarin Chinese. 4 Units.

A continuation of CHINESE 2A-CHINESE 2B-CHINESE 2C emphasizing conceptualization, self-expression, and academic skills in Chinese. Authentic texts from modern Chinese prose and newspapers are used. Taught in Mandarin Chinese using both traditional and simplified forms of Chinese characters.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3B. CHINESE 3B with a grade of C or better.

(VIII)

CHINESE 100A. Classical Chinese. 4 Units.

Introduction to classical Chinese grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on reading basic texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3C or JAPANSE 3C or KOREAN 3C.

CHINESE 100B. Classical Chinese. 4 Units.

Introduction to classical Chinese grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on reading basic texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3C or JAPANSE 3C or KOREAN 3C.

CHINESE 100C. Classical Chinese. 4 Units.

Introduction to classical Chinese grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on reading basic texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3C or JAPANSE 3C or KOREAN 3C.

CHINESE 101A. Fourth-Year Mandarin Chinese. 4 Units.

Continued emphasis on comprehension, grammar, and proficiency in reading, composition, and conversation through intensive study and analysis of specific literary texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3C.

CHINESE 101B. Fourth-Year Mandarin Chinese. 4 Units.

Continued emphasis on comprehension, grammar, and proficiency in reading, composition, and conversation through intensive study and analysis of specific literary texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3C.

CHINESE 101C. Fourth-Year Mandarin Chinese. 4 Units.

Continued emphasis on comprehension, grammar, and proficiency in reading, composition, and conversation through intensive study and analysis of specific literary texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 3C.

CHINESE 115. Chinese Literature: Advanced Texts. 4 Units.

Designed for students with near-fluency in reading Chinese. Readings may include both literary and philosophical work by important writers, but the emphasis is on literary texts and writings that interpret those texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 101A or CHINESE 101B or CHINESE 101C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 199. Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

Investigation of special topics through directed reading in Chinese. Paper required.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit for 12 units.

CHINESE 201. Readings in Traditional Chinese Narrative and Prose. 4 Units.

Close reading of selected premodern prose texts such as historical narratives, novels, short stories, and essays.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 101C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 202. Readings in Traditional Chinese Poetry. 4 Units.

Close readings of selected premodern poetic texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 100C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 203. Readings in Modern Chinese Literature. 4 Units.

Close readings of selected modern literary texts.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 101C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 204. Readings in Chinese Literary and Cultural Theory. 4 Units.

Close readings of selected texts in premodern criticism and theory.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 100C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 211A. Studies in Traditional Chinese Narrative and Prose. 4 Units.

Two-quarter seminar in traditional Chinese narrative and prose, with topics varying from year to year.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 100C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 211B. Studies in Traditional Chinese Narrative and Prose. 4 Units.

Two-quarter seminar in traditional Chinese narrative and prose, with topics varying from year to year.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 211A.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 212A. Studies in Traditional Chinese Poetry. 4 Units.

Two-quarter seminar in traditional Chinese poetry, with topics varying from year to year.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 100C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 212B. Studies in Traditional Chinese Poetry. 4 Units.

Two-quarter seminar in traditional Chinese poetry, with topics varying from year to year.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 212A.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 213A. Studies in Modern Chinese Literature. 4 Units.

Two-quarter seminar in modern Chinese literature, with topics varying from year to year. Research paper required.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 100C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 213B. Studies in Modern Chinese Literature. 4 Units.

Two-quarter seminar in modern Chinese literature, with topics varying from year to year. Research paper required.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 213A.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 214. Studies in Chinese Literature and Cultural Theory. 4 Units.

Seminar in Chinese literature and cultural theory, with topics varying from year to year. Research paper required.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 100C or CHINESE 101C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 230. Topics in Chinese Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Seminar in Chinese literature and culture, with topics varying from year to year. Research paper required.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 101.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

CHINESE 290. Independent Study. 4 Units.

Directed research on topic determined in consultation with faculty member. A term paper or project is required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

CHINESE 299. Dissertation Research. 4-12 Units.

Dissertation research with Chinese faculty.

Prerequisite: Advancement to Ph.D. candidacy.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

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