CHI*101, Elementary Chinese I (3 credits)
Presents the essentials of Modern Standard Mandarin Chinese.  Includes grammatical structures and vocabulary needed to read, write, and interact in Chinese using simple phrases and common expressions while highlighting the diverse cultures of Chinese-speaking peoples.  Students must concurrently enroll in CHI*105. This is a “D” course.  (Updated November 2014)


CHI*102, Elementary Chinese II (3 credits)
Builds on and expands skills learned in CHI*101 with further study on Chinese grammar, sentence patterns, and vocabulary of native Chinese-speaking peoples.  Students learn simple transactions and address the challenges of daily life in Chinese cultures. Students must concurrently enroll in CHI*106.  This is a “D” course. Prerequisite: CHI*101  (Updated November 2014)


CHI*105, Elementary Conversational Chinese I (1 credit)
Development of conversational proficiency with emphasis on dialogues including a wide range of vocabulary necessary for general conversation.  Dialogues and oral practice are correlated with grammar covered in the three credit CHI*101 course.  Students must concurrently enroll in CHI*101. This is a “D” course.  (Updated November 2014)


CHI*106, Elementary Conversational Chinese II (1 credit)
Development of conversational proficiency with emphasis on dialogues including a wide range of vocabulary necessary for general conversation.  Dialogues and oral practice are correlated with grammar covered in the three-credit CHI*102 course.  Students work with learning media at home for further intensive practice in speaking and listening.  Students must concurrently enroll in CHI*102. This is a “D” course. Prerequisite: CHI*105.  (Updated November 2014)