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Chinese Major Worksheet

Worksheet for the Bachelor's Degree in Chinese

This worksheet is produced for the student's convenience. The Department's official language for degree requirements is stated in the Undergraduate Catalog. It is the responsibility of the student to read carefully the degree requirements and insure that they are met. It is strongly advised that the student discuss any questions or concerns with the Undergraduate Adviser.

L&S College Requirements: For a complete description of L&S requirements see the Undergraduate Catalog, note esp. that the minimum acceptable GPA in major courses is 2.0.

Department Requirements

Done

No. of Credits

Courses in Chinese Language

 

201 Third Semester Chinese for the non-heritage track  OR

213 First Semester Heritage Chinese for the heritage track

 

6

202 Fourth Semester Chinese for the non-heritage track  OR

214 Second Semester Heritage Chinese for the heritage track

 

6

301 Fifth Semester Chinese†

 

4 §

302 Sixth Semester Chinese†

 

4 §

Courses in Classical Chinese

321 First Year Classical Chinese†

 

4 §

322 First Year Classical Chinese†

 

4 §

Courses in Chinese Literature

351 Survey of Chinese Literature †

 

3 §

352 Survey of Chinese Literature †

 

3 §

OR 

Courses in Chinese Linguistics

431 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics† 

 

3 §

432 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics†

 

3 §

Elective Course Requirement*

Two EALL courses in Chinese studies between 400 and 699 (certain 300 level courses also acceptable)

 

5 or more§

Additional work in East Asian humanities and social sciences is recommended.

   

Total number of credits in the major:

 

39 or more

In addition to these requirements, L&S requires that the student complete 15 credits of upper-level work.

§ Courses which count as upper-level work: E Asian 301, 302, 321, 322, 329, 333, 336, 337, 338, 340, 350, 351, 352, 355, 356, 363, 364, 369, 371, 379, 401, 402, 421, 422, 431, 432, 436, 466, 501, 520, 521, 651, 652, 661, 662, 672, 681, 682, 691, 692, 699.

† Some or all of these requirements can be fulfilled while studying abroad as a UW exchange student. Consult the Undergraduate Adviser or appropriate language professor when designing your program of study.

Students who pass out of fifth and/or sixth semester Chinese because of work completed before college are required to make up those credits (either 4 or 8) with additional upper-level elective coursework.  (Effective for majors declaring spring 2011 onward) 

*Elective Course Requirement: Select from EA 333, 336, 337, 338, 340, 350, 355, 356, 363, 364, 369, 371, 372, 379, 401, 402, 421, 422, 431, 432, 436, 466, 501, 520, 521, 631, 632, 651, 652, 661, 662, 671, 672, 681, 682, 691, 692, 699.  History 341, Art History 307, 308, 371.

Do not enroll in either EA 261 or EA 262, Survey of Chinese Literature in Translation (for non-majors).

BASED ON 2011-2013 UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, COLLEGE OF LETTERS AND SCIENCE

Undergraduate Advisor

Rachel Weiss
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