Minor in Chinese Literature and Linguistics

This minor is aimed at native and near-native speakers of Chinese language and consists of 18 units of required coursework in advanced language, linguistics, oratory, literature, and culture, plus an additional six units of upper division electives in Chinese or a related subject.

All course work used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Chinese Literature and Linguistics Minor — 24 units

CHIN 401Advanced Chinese3
CHIN 501Introduction to Classical Chinese3
CHIN 507Traditional Chinese Culture3
CHIN 530Oratory and Performance in Chinese3
MLL 325Linguistics for Foreign Languages3
Select one of the following:3
Topics in Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture in English
The Poetic Tradition - GWAR
The Narrative Tradition
The Revolutionary Tradition in Modern Chinese Literature - GWAR
Negotiating Chineseness in the Late 20th and 21st Centuries - GWAR
Chinese Civilization

Upper Division Electives in Chinese (6 units)

or related area (upon advising)

(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.