Chinese

Division: Language Arts

Division Dean 

Dr. Janet Vera Lopez

Counselors

Mymy Lam
Dr. Therese Mosqueda-Ponce
Daniel Pelletier

Chinese Transfer Program

Students should consult a counselor or www.assist.org for lower division major requirements for most California public universities. (See the Standard Definitions section of the catalog for a description of ASSIST.) Students transferring to an independent college/university should consult the catalog of the individual school and a counselor for lower division major requirements.

CHIN 098 C Chinese Seminar 0.5-12 Units

This seminar is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, language, and culture through small groups discussion. Fee may be required - Payable at Registration. May be taken for credit 0-4 times. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade option.

CHIN 100 C Beginning Spoken Chinese 3 Units

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is for students at beginning levels who would like to have exposure to Chinese without having to learn Chinese characters. It is an introduction to spoken Chinese with emphasis on pronunciation, oral practice, vocabulary development, and use of common expressions for daily conversations in a culturally appropriate way. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.(CSU, AA GE)

CHIN 101 C Elementary Chinese-Mandarin I 5 Units

Term hours: 90 lecture. This course emphasizes the acquisition of basic skills in pronunciation, listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Students will be introduced to customs, culture, and geography of China through lectures, films, and reading assignments. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE)

CHIN 102 C Elementary Chinese-Mandarin II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 101 C or one year of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 90 lecture. This course continues to emphasize the acquisition of basic skills in pronunciation, listening and speaking, reading, and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Students will increase their knowledge of the customs, culture, and geography of China and other Chinese speaking countries/areas through lectures, reading, writing assignments, and film. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

CHIN 203 C  Intermediate Chinese-Mandarin lll 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 102 C with a grade of C or better or two years of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 90 lecture. This course develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level, emphasizes both oral and written communication, and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/CSU, AA GE,CSU GE,IGETC)

CHIN 204 C  Intermediate Chinese-Mandarin IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 203 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 72 lecture. This course develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills at the intermediate level, and it provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade Option. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

CHIN 298 C Chinese Seminar 0.5-12 Units

Term hours: 0-216 lecture and 0-432 laboratory depending on units attempted. This seminar is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, language, and culture through small groups discussion. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade option. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation)

The courses taught by this department contribute to the General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes. Please refer to General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes.