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Chinese Area


We currently offer a Minor and a Certificate in Chinese Studies.  In addition, Chinese may be used as the second language in the MLLI Two-Language Option. Upper-level Chinese courses may also be used for the MLLI Language & Culture option.

Minor in Chinese Language and Culture (18 credits)

•  3 credits: one MLL core course (MLL 190, 191, 230, 301)
•  6 credits: CHIN 301, CHIN 302
•  9 credits of CHIN or MLL (CHIN) electives:

•  CHIN 309
•  CHIN 319
•  CHIN 300
•  MLL 328

Students may petition the MLLI department to have relevant courses from other disciplines be counted for the minor in Chinese Language and Culture.

Certificate in Chinese Studies 
(17 credits)

•  CHIN 201
•  CHIN 202
•  CHIN 301
Certificate electives (choose two):

•  MLL 220
•  MLL 328
•  Any CHIN courses above 301

Note: All courses in fulfillment of the Certificate in Language Studies must be completed with a grade of “B” or higher.

For further information about the MLLI Chinese program, please contact Chinese area coordinator Dr. William Brown.