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Modern Languages and Cultures - Chinese immersion

Zhong Chen, Immersion Adviser

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 two language courses and one culture course. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. 

Notes about this immersion:

  • This immersion is closed to students majoring in applied modern language and culture who have chosen the Chinese language track, and those majoring in international and global studies who have chosen an area of study in Chinese language, a field specialization in Asia, or are native fluent speakers of Chinese.
Choose two or 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-310    Intermediate Conversational Chinese
   MLCH-315    Intermediate Reading and Writing in Chinese
   MLCH-401    Advanced Chinese I
   MLCH-402    Advanced Chinese II
   MLCH-410    Chinese for Science and Technology
   MLCH-415    Professional Chinese
One culture course may be used in place of one language course:
   ANTH-255    Regional Archaeology*
   HIST-260    History of Pre-modern China
   HIST-261    History of Modern China
   HIST-365    Conflict in Modern East Asia
   PHIL-311    East Asian Philosophy
   POLS-350    Politics of East Asia

* This course may be used when the topic focuses on East Asia