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Chinese (CHNS)

CHNS 401 (IL) Level Three Chinese A (4) Emphasis on oral proficiency through discussions of aspects of contemporary Chinese culture.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: CHNS 110  

CHNS 402 (IL) Level Three Chinese B (4) Readings in representative works of traditional and modern literature; practice in composition; study of aspects of Chinese culture.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: CHNS 401 OR EQUIVALENT  

CHNS 403W Level Four Chinese A (4) Continuation of CHNS 402. Aims to improve students' proficiency in all four language skills, with a special emphasis on writing.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CHNS 402  

CHNS 404 Level Four Chinese B (4) Continutation of CHNS 403W. Aims to improve students' proficiency in all four language skills through content-based language learning.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: CHNS 403W  

CHNS 410 (IL) Chinese Through Film (3) This course is designed for students who finish Level Two Chinese or higher and aims to help them develop Chinese proficiency through movies.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: CHNS 110 or equivalent  

CHNS 411 (IL) Chinese Written Characters (3) This course aims to establish a solid foundation of students' Chinese orthography and prepare students for continuing study in subsequent Chinese courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: CHNS 110 or the equivalent  

CHNS 421 (IL) China Beyond China (3) Study of modern and contemporary Chinese culture in its diversity and its intercultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or other fields relevant to this course  

CHNS 422 (IL) Gender and Sexuality in China (3) Study of gender roles and the imaginary of sexuality in the literary, filmic, and artistic production of modern China.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or other fields relevant to this course  

CHNS 423 (IL) The Warrior, the Courtesan and the Ghost in Classical Chinese Novels (3) This course provides an introduction to major classical Chinese novels by focusing on three character types: the warrior, the courtesan, and the ghost.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or other fields relevant to this course  

CHNS 424 (HIST 482, ASIA 482) Confucius and the Great Books of Early China (3) This course familiarizes students with the critical texts and intellectual cultures of Warring States and early imperial China.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

CHNS 426 (IL) The Chinese Rhetorical Tradition (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Study of the rhetorical works in ancient China as well as multiple facets of modern Chinese rhetoric.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 3 credits inENGL 015   Concurrent: ENGL 471

CHNS 427 (IL) (APLNG 427) Chinese Language, Culture and Society (3) The study of Chinese language and culture and a perspective on the way of life in contemporary Chinese society.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: ASIA 100 or equivalent  

CHNS 452 (IL) Contemporary China: Culture and Trends (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Survey of aspects of the contemporary Chinese-speaking world. Includes readings from Chinese newspapers, magazines, and fiction. Topics may vary each semester.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401  

CHNS 453 (IL) Chinese Film (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected films and directors representing various aspects of Chinese culture and cinema. Topics may vary each semester. Taught in Chinese.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401  

CHNS 454 (IL) Introduction to Classical Chinese (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Basic patterns and structures of Classical Chinese to the first millennium B.C. to the 19th century.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401 or equivalent (such as study abroad credit)  

CHNS 455 (IL) Masterpieces of Traditional Chinese Literature (3) Survey of traditional Chinese literature, including poetry, historical narratives, philosophical texts, and drama and novel.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401 or equivalent  

CHNS 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

CHNS 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

CHNS 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

CHNS 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

CHNS 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

CHNS 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

CHNS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

CHNS 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

CHNS 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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