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 3 additional credit hours in a Foreign Language minor may not be applied to another minor or any major offered at Lewis University.

Minor Requirements

Minor: CHNS

I. Required Language Courses (12)

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

FLAN-21400Second-Year Chinese 2

3

-OR

FLAN-29200Second-Year Language in Location 2

3

II. Elective Culture Courses (6)

Choose 2 courses from at least 2 different departments. Topics courses and seminars must be related to Asia / China.
COMM-35000Intercultural Communication

3

ENGL-220XXTopics in Literature

3

ENGL-31400Linguistics

3

ENGL-33400Non-Western Literature

3

ENGL-33900Topics in World Authors

3

ENGL-37600World/Ethnic Film

3

FLAN-21400Second-Year Chinese 2

3

FLAN-21600Foreign Language Workshop

1

FLAN-29200Second-Year Language in Location 2

3

FLAN-300XXTopics in a Foreign Language

3

FLAN-31100Reading and Writing Chinese 1

3

FLAN-31400Reading and Writing Chinese 2

3

FLAN-37500Readings in World Literature and Culture

3

HIST-35100Modern China

3

POLS-32100Comparative Government

3

POLS-33700International Topics

3

POLS-36800Non-Western Political Thought

3

PSYC-28500Cross-Cultural Psychology

3

SOCI-492XXSpecial Topics in Sociology

3

THEO-28100Global Christianity

3

THEO-29800Christianity and World Religions

3

UNIV-12000International Experience Seminar

1

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

III. At least 2 courses in the minor must be at the 30000 or 40000 level.