Course Descriptions 2012-2014 Catalog - UW-Superior

2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
CHIN 101Beginning Chinese I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice with reading and writing. Chinese characters are taught and used. Presumes no previous language study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
CHIN 102Beginning Chinese II3.00
Continuation of CHIN 101. This course is appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school Chinese.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 101 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
CHIN 201Intermediate Chinese3.00
Continuation of CHIN 102. Appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school Chinese. This third semester course continues building on the student's previous Chinese knowledge by introducing new vocabulary, characters, grammar, and usage. Students who complete this course should be able to initiate discussion on topics of daily life, understand more complicated sentences, and write short compositions. Mandarin pronunciation is taught.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 102 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
CHIN 202Intermediate Chinese II3.00
Appropriate for someone with two or more years of high school Chinese. Introduces additional characters with more complicated dialogue and sentence patterns with continued practice of Mandarin pronunciation. Students read and discuss supplemental materials including Chinese proverbs and folk stories.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
CHIN 289Chinese Language Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
CHIN 300Advanced Chinese3.00
In-depth study of grammar points that pose problems for students of Chinese, practice in composition, and the reading of contemporary literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
CHIN 301Chinese Conversation3.00
Emphasis on Chinese speaking and listening skills developed through reading and oral discussion of contemporary texts, along with some literature selections. .
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
CHIN 351Chinese Civilization and Culture3.00
Introductory survey of the growth and development of Chinese civilization with emphasis on philosophy, literature, the arts, and society from ancient antiquity to the present. Taught in Chinese.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
CHIN 389Chinese Language Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
CHIN 399Chinese Study Abroad Program6.00 - 18.00
Formal study abroad of Chinese language, literature, and culture gained during a semester of study at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, or Peking University in Beijing, China. Information on the program is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Programs must be approved by the Department before departure, and consent of instructor is required.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
CHIN 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for maximum of six credits.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

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