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CHIN 101-102; 201-202, 301; Chinese 302 is offered intermittently, depending on enrollments.

CHIN 211H Chinese Culture and Civilization

CHIN 313L Chinese Poetry

CHIN 314L Traditional Chinese Literature

CHIN 388 Readings in Classical Chinese

CHIN 432 Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction

Chinese 101 through 202 are five-credit courses. Chinese 301-302 and all other courses on this list carry three credits. The literature and culture courses are taught in English and have no prerequisites; the one exception is CHIN 388, which requires successful completion of Chinese 102.

U 101 Elementary Chinese I 5 cr. Offered autumn. Emphasis on speaking, reading and writing elementary Mandarin.

U 102 Elementary Chinese II 5 cr. Prereq., CHIN 101. Offered spring. Continuation of 101.

U 191 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-ti­me offerings of current topics.

U 193 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 199 Lower-Division Elective variable cr.

U 201 Intermediate Chinese I 5 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., CHIN 102 or equiv.  Emphasis on oral communication, with continuing development in all major skill areas: listening, speaking, readings and writings.

U 202 Intermediate Chinese II 5 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., CHIN 201 or equiv. Continuation of 201.

U 211H Chinese Culture and Civilization 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as AS and LS 211H. A comprehensive study of Chinese culture and civilization in the manifold aspects of anthropology, sociology, economics, history, literature, religion, and philosophy.

U 292 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

U 294 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 301 Advanced Chinese I 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., CHIN 202 or consent of instr. Advanced Chinese, with emphasis on literary style, advanced grammar, and literary oral expression.

U 302 Advanced Chinese II 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., CHIN 301 or consent of instr. Advanced Chinese, with emphasis on literary style, advanced grammar, and literary oral expression.

U 313L Classical Chinese Poetry in English Translation 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as AS, MCLG, and LS 313L. The works of major Chinese poets to 1300 A.D.

U 314L Traditional Chinese Literature in English Translation 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as AS, MCLG, and LS 314L. Highlights of Chinese literature to 1800; includes philosophy, poetry, prose, and fiction.

U 391 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

U 392 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

U 393 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 395 Special Topics 1-12 cr. (R-12) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

U 399 Upper-Division Elective variable cr.

UG 432 Twentieth Century Chinese Fiction in English Translation 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as AS, MCLG, and LS 432L. A survey of the principal works of Chinese fiction circa 1910-2000.

U 492 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently.

U 493 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.