Minor in Chinese Studies

The Minor in Chinese Studies provides you with an in-depth understanding of China's linguistic and cultural aspects. Enroll in courses to address topics significantly impacting Chinese culture and society. Gain essential insights into critical reading and writing activities, study abroad opportunities and internships. 

The Minor in Chinese Studies requires 15 hours of Chinese coursework. CHIN 2001 and CHIN 2002 may be counted towards the minor; all remaining course work must be at the upper-division level. Advanced speakers of Chinese should consult with a Chinese Studies advisor about testing options using the Advanced Standing examinations available in the Department of Foreign Languages.


KSU chinese studies students in the classroom
  • Program Snapshot

    Required Courses: 6 Credit Hours

    • CHIN 2001: Intermediate Chinese I
    • CHIN 2002: Intermediate Chinese II

    Electives Courses: 9 Credit Hours
    Select nine credit hours from the following Chinese Courses: 

    • CHIN 3200: Critical Reading and Applied Writing
    • CHIN 3302: Practical Conversation
    • CHIN 3303: Grammar and Composition
    • CHIN 3304: Readings in Culture I
    • CHIN 3305: Readings in Culture II
    • CHIN 3390: Upper-division Study Abroad in Chinese
    • CHIN 3398: Internship
    • CHIN 4400: Directed Study
    • CHIN 4402: Contemporary Culture
    • CHIN 4404: Commercial Chinese
    • CHIN 4434: Topics in Language, Literature, and Culture
    • CHIN 4456: Advanced Grammar and Linguistics
    • CHIN 4490: Special Topics
    • FL 3309: Survey of Chinese Literature and Culture

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


Department of World Languages & Cultures

Kennesaw State University
Department of World Languages & Cultures
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Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144

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