This minor provides two full years of modern language and culture instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five courses, either five language courses or a combination of language courses with up to two culture courses. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad.
Notes about this minor:
- This minor is closed to students majoring in applied modern language and culture who have chosen the Chinese language track; students majoring in international and global studies students who have chosen an area of study in Chinese language or a field specialization in Asia; or are native speakers of Chinese.
- Posting of the minor on the student’s academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
|Choose five 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|
|Students can take up to two culture courses as part of the Chinese minor. In addition to culture courses listed for the minor, other courses from other departments dealing with aspects of Chinese culture may be approved by the faculty adviser.|
|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 in East Asia|
* This course may be taken when the topic focuses on East Asia.
Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only
Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. Students may choose a modern language minor in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Students must take five consecutive language courses beyond the introductory prerequisite language course.
0525-420 Beginning Chinese I
Required Courses—Choose five of the following:
0525-421 Beginning Chinese II
0525-422 Beginning Chinese III
0525-423 Intermediate Chinese I
0525-424 Intermediate Chinese II
0525-425 Intermediate Chinese III
0525-426 Advanced Chinese I
0525-427 Advanced Chinese II
0525-428 Advanced Chinese III