Chinese

Division: Language Arts

Division Dean 

Eldon Young

Faculty

Hong Chi

Counselors

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

Prerequisite(s): May be required.

Corequisite(s): May be required.

Advisory: May be required.

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 group discussion. May be taken for credit 1-4 times. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade option. Fees may be required-Payable at Registration. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

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 minimum grade of "C" 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)

CHIN 298 C Chinese Seminar 0.5-12 Units

Prerequisite(s): May be required.

Corequisite(s): May be required.

Advisory: May be required.

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

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.