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Modern Languages and Cultures - Chinese Immersion

Zhong Chen, Assistant Professor
(585) 475-6917,

This immersion introduces students to the language, customs, and cultural aspects (history, art, literature, politics, anthropology, and music) of Chinese-speaking countries. The immersion consists of three language courses or, with permission, two language courses and one culture course. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. This immersion is closed to students majoring in international and global studies who have chosen an area of study in Chinese language, a field specialization in Asia, or are native speakers of Chinese.

Choose three consecutive language courses:
   MLCH-201    Beginning Chinese I
   MLCH-202    Beginning Chinese II
   MLCH-301    Intermediate Chinese I
   MLCH-302    Intermediate Chinese II
   MLCH-401    Advanced Chinese I
   MLCH-402    Advanced Chinese II
   MLJP-403    Professional Japanese
With MLC faculty adviser permission, one of the following culture courses may be substituted for one of the sequential language courses:
   HIST-160    History of Modern East Asia
   HIST-261    History of Modern China
   POLS-350    Politics of East Asia