Portfolio of Skills
After you are admitted to Chinese Flagship program, we help build your Portfolio of Skills—Chinese language skills, cultural skills, and professional skills—through the following channels:
- Fifth Level Chinese:
Readings in Chinese Texts (CHN 5040)
Trains you in media Chinese and in modern and contemporary Chinese texts. This course must be taken during both fall and spring semesters.
- Literary Chinese:
Introductory Classical Chinese I (CHN 5211)
Introductory Classical Chinese II (CHN 5212)
Covers important classical Chinese texts (taught in English) and enhances your contemporary reading skills.
Cultural Literacy Requirement
- Culture Survey:
Revolution and Modernity in Chinese Literature and Culture (ALL 3336)
Contemporary Chinese Literature (ALL 3337)
Introduces you to modern and contemporary Chinese literature and popular culture.
- Summer in Beijing:
Enhances your conversational skills.
- Domain Training
Applies Chinese to topics in your major.
- Media Discussion
Targets current socio-economic issues in China.
- Optional Summer Study Abroad
Advanced language study in Taiwan or Beijing/Shanghai internship.