Chinese: Concentration in Chinese Literature & Linguistics and Chinese MA SF Scholars Roadmap

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterUnits
CHIN 101 First Semester Chinese (C2, GP, SJ, Hidden Prerequisite for Upper-Division Chinese Courses) 4
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units16
Spring Semester
CHIN 102 Second Semester Chinese (C2, GP, SJ, Hidden Prerequisite for Upper-Division Chinese Courses) 4
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16-17
Second Year
Fall Semester
CHIN 103 Third Semester Chinese (C2, GP, SJ, Hidden Prerequisite for Upper-Division Chinese Courses) 4
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units16-17
Spring Semester
CHIN 303 Intermediate Chinese (Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective) 3
Lower-Division Elective in Chinese 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Third Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units3
Fall Semester
CHIN 311 Conversation and Reading (GP, Hidden Prerequisite for Upper-Division Chinese Courses) 3
MLL 325 Linguistics for Foreign Languages (Major Core) 3
Major Core Course Option - Select One (3 units) 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
CHIN 312 Speech and Writing (GP, Hidden Prerequisite for Upper-Division Chinese Courses) 3
GWAR Course (3 units) 7 3
 
Upper-Division Electives in Chinese (9 units) - Take One 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Fourth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
CHIN 401 Advanced Chinese (Major Core, GP) 3
CHIN 501 Introduction to Classical Chinese (Major Core, GP) 3
CHIN 530 Oratory and Performance in Chinese (Major Core) 3
Upper-Division Electives in Chinese (9 units) - Take Two 6
 Units15
Spring Semester
CHIN 507 Traditional Chinese Culture (Major Core) 3
CHIN 821 Modern Chinese Literature (Master's Core) 3
CHIN 822 Classical Chinese Literature (Master's Core) 3
Graduate Electives (18 units) - Take Two 8 6
 Units15
Fifth Year
Fall Semester
Select One (Master's Core): 3
Testing & Assessment in Teaching/Learning Chinese as a Second Language  
Applied Linguistics and Teaching Chinese  
Materials Development for Teaching Chinese  
Graduate Electives (18 units) - Take Two 8 6
 Units9
Spring Semester
Select One (Master's Core): 3
Semantics and Morphology  
Language Change and Dialectic Variation  
CHIN 896EXM Culminating Experience Examination (Culminating Experience) 0-3
Graduate Electives (18 units) - Take Two 8 6
 Units9-12
 Total Units150-155