Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Chinese

Minor in Chinese
Program Code:
5708 Chinese
Program Level:
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Chinese

The Minor in Chinese, which is administered by the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, provides students the opportunity to acquire a core of basic knowledge of Chinese language and culture.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chinese.  With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements for the minor should consult an undergraduate advisor in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages.

Requirements for the Minor in Chinese

Complete a minimum of 17 or 18 credits from the following:
1. All of the following courses (14 credits):
CHS 201 Second-Year Chinese I 5
CHS 202 Second-Year Chinese II 5
CHS 301 Third-Year Chinese I 4
2. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
CHS 302 Third-Year Chinese II 4
CHS 350 Studies in Chinese Language 3
CHS 360 Chinese Film Studies 3
CHS 366 Chinese Culture: Tradition and Modernity (W) 3
CHS 401 Fourth-Year Chinese I 3
CHS 410 Chinese Short Stories 3
CHS 411 Advanced Spoken Chinese 3
With advisor approval, students may select a special topics, independent study, or senior thesis course to fulfill this requirement.

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.

Chinese, MNUN (5708)

Required Credits: 17    Program Version: FS18

Requirement 1: Minor - Chinese - Second Year
Minor - Chinese - Second Year: 2 courses from CHS201, CHS202

Requirement 2: Minor - Chinese - Third Year
Minor - Chinese - Third Year: 1 course from CHS301

Requirement 3: Minor - Chinese - Elective
Minor - Chinese - Elective: 1 course from CHS302, CHS350, CHS366, CHS360, CHS401, CHS410, CHS411

Requirement 4
17 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.