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Chinese Studies

General Information

The minor in Chinese Studies provides an understanding of the religious, economic, political, historical, and artistic dimensions of Chinese communities historically and in modern period. The minor requires both a basic knowledge of Chinese and study abroad in one of the SU centers in Beijing or Hong Kong.

Requirements

The minor requires 19 credits. Attendance at either the SU Abroad Hong Kong or Beijing is highly recommended but may be waived at the discretion of the Director of Chinese Studies with substitute courses; 12 credits must be at the 300 level or above.

View the Course Catalog for the minor.

Spring 2020 Classes

Chinese Language Courses

Course Title Day/Time Instructor Class #
CHI 102 Chinese II

MW 2:15-3:35

TTh 2:00-3:20

Staff 30545

MW 11:40-12:35

TTh 11:00-12:20

Staff 31210

MW 9:30-10:25

TTh 9:30-10:50

Staff

33218

CHI 202 Chinese IV

M 9:30-10:25

TTh 9:30-10:50

Staff 30547

W 10:35-11:30 

TTh 12:30-1:50

Zhou 31211
CHI 302 Chinese VI

MW 2:15-3:35

 

Zhou 31476
CHI 402 Advanced Chinese IV

TTh 12:30-1:50

Bao 32555

Critical Directions in Chinese Studies Courses

Course Title Day/Time Instructor Class #
HST 321 Modern China TTh 11:00-12:20 Kutcher 31700
IRP 351 China's Economy and Financial System MW 5:15-6:35 Koveos 42068
LIT 300.1 Chinese Culture: Lit and Film MW 2:15-3:35 Van Bibber-Orr 32511
PSC 478 Politics of China TTh 2:00-3:20 Gueorguiev 33625

Program Director

Gareth Fisher

Gareth Fisher 
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Religion

Program Faculty

Dimitar Gueorguiev

Dimitar Gueorguiev 
Assistant Professor, Political Science

George Kallander

George Kallander 
Associate Professor, History

Norman Kutcher

Norman Kutcher 
Associate Professor and Chair, History

Yingyi Ma

Yingyi Ma 
Associate Professor, Sociology