2020-2021 University Catalog 
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2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chinese Major

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The major in Chinese provides students with a solid foundation in the Chinese language, literature, and culture through extensive language training and broad exposure to Chinese literary and cultural traditions. Prospective majors should plan to begin Chinese language study during their first year at Colgate and are strongly encouraged to participate in the China Study Group.

Major Requirements

In order to encourage exposure to a wide range of approaches to Chinese studies, the department strongly recommends that students elect a section of CORE 165C  taught by a member of a department other than East Asian languages and literatures, and enrich their major by taking HIST 368 - China, the Great Wall, and Beyond (AS)  and/or HIST 369 - Modern China (1750 - present) (AS) .

Upon completion of CHIN 202 , the Chinese major requires a minimum of eight courses from the following:

East Asian Languages and Literatures Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the East Asian Languages and Literatures department  catalogue page.

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