Minor in Chinese Language

The Minor in Chinese is aimed at beginning level learners with little or no background in the Chinese Language.

Note: Native speakers of Chinese and international students who have completed secondary and/or tertiary education in the Chinese language in a Chinese-speaking country are discouraged from choosing this minor.

Chinese Language Minor — 23 units

CHIN 101First Semester Chinese (High school prerequisite)5
CHIN 102Second Semester Chinese (High school prerequisite)5
CHIN 103Third Semester Chinese5
CHIN 303Intermediate Chinese5
CHIN 311Conversation and Reading3
or CHIN 312 Speech and Writing

NOTE: REGARDING STUDY ABROAD (applies to all Chinese degrees, concentrations, and minors): Students are encouraged to study abroad through the International Programs of the California State University and the Bilateral Programs of San Francisco State University. For students opting to study abroad, all study abroad units will count as units in residence and can be used for graduation credit, but no more than half of the units required for the major or minor may be taken outside of the home campus. Flagship Language Concentration students, however, may apply all of their Study Abroad units towards the major.