Chinese Language and Culture / Minor

Minor Credit Hours: 18

This minor will provide students with the unique opportunity to augment their knowledge, language skills, and cross-cultural expertise in a region of increasing strategic and global importance. The study of Chinese language and culture is currently among the most popular language-related academic pursuits in the U.S. Heritage speakers must consult the Director of the Foreign Language Program when selecting language courses for this minor. Chinese Language and Culture minors are encouraged to pursue a second minor in Ethnic and Cultural Studies. Consult the Program Director of the Ethnic and Cultural Studies minor. Two upper-division courses and three additional credit hours in a Foreign Language minor may not be applied to another minor or any major offered at Lewis University.

Degree Requirements

Minor: CHNS

I. Required Language Courses (9)

FLAN-10900First-Year Chinese 1

3

-OR

FLAN-19100First-Year Language in Location 1

3

FLAN-11200First-Year Chinese 2

3

-OR

FLAN-19200First-Year Language in Location 2

3

FLAN-21300Second-Year Chinese 1

3

-OR

FLAN-29100Second-Year Language in Location 1

3

-OR

ENGL-31400Linguistics

3

II. Elective Culture Courses (9)

Choose three courses from at least two different departments. Topics courses and seminars must be related to Asia / China.
ENGL-22000Topics in Literature

3

ENGL-33400Non-Western Literature

3

ENGL-33900Topics in World Authors

3

ENGL-37600World/Ethnic Film

3

HIST-35100Modern China

3

COMM-35000Intercultural Communication

3

POLS-32100Comparative Government

3

POLS-33700International Topics

3

POLS-36800Non-Western Political Thought

3

THEO-28100Christianity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

3

THEO-29800Christianity and World Religions

3

SOCI-49200Special Topics in Sociology

3

FLAN-12000International Experience Seminar

1

FLAN-21400Second-Year Chinese 2

3

FLAN-21600Foreign Language Workshop

1

FLAN-29200Second-Year Language in Location 2

3

FLAN-30000Topics in a Foreign Language

3

PSYC-28500Cross-Cultural Psychology

3

Chinese Language and Culture minors may select FLAN 31100 and FLAN 31400 as upper-division electives when offered.

III. At least two courses in the minor must be at the 30000 or 40000 level.