Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Chinese - Courses

CHI 100LEC Business Chinese: Conversation
Chinese

Develops necessary language skills for both business and travel. Little or no knowledge of the Chinese language required. Basics about Chinese culture and business etiquettes are also integrated in the course.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013541]}} semester.

CHI 101LEC First-Year Chinese
Chinese

Basic language skills in speaking, reading, and writing of modern vernacular Chinese. Strongly emphasizes fluency in speaking and reading. Not open to native speakers of Mandarin or those who can read and/or write Chinese characters.

Credits: 5
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013542]}} semester.


CHI 102LEC First-Year Chinese
Chinese

Basic language skills in speaking, reading, and writing of modern vernacular Chinese. Strongly emphasizes fluency in speaking and reading. Not open to native speakers of Mandarin or those who can read and/or write Chinese characters.

Credits: 5
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: CHI 101


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013543]}} semester.

CHI 104LEC Transitional First-Year Chinese
Chinese

For students who can speak Mandarin or any local dialect of Chinese but have only a little knowledge of reading and writing in Chinese. Students taking this course are not permitted to enroll in CHI 101- CHI 102 and vice versa.

Credits: 5
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013820]}} semester.


CHI 105LEC Intensive 1st Year Chinese
Chinese

An intensive course covering both CHI 101 and CHI 102 in one semester. Students taking this course are not permitted to enroll in CHI 104 or CHI 101-CHI 102, and vice versa.

Credits: 10
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013821]}} semester.

CHI 110LEC Beginning Business Chinese
Chinese

Designed to help students develop basic language skills for both business and travel. No prior knowledge of the Chinese language required. Basics about Chinese culture and business etiquettes are also integrated in the course.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013822]}} semester.


CHI 201LEC Second-Year Chinese
Chinese

Continuation CHI 102. Reading speed is substantially accelerated, and there is oral practice based on the reading materials.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013823]}} semester.

CHI 202LEC Second-Year Chinese
Chinese

Continuation of CHI 201. Reading speed is substantially accelerated, and there is oral practice based on the reading materials.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: CHI 201


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013824]}} semester.


CHI 280LEC Survey of Chinese Culture
Chinese

Surveys major cultural and traditional elements that have influenced various aspects of Chinese life. Topics include classical Chinese philosophical ideals, religion, women, family, education, Chinese language and symbolic reference, and literature and art. Taught in English; requires no knowledge of Chinese language.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013827]}} semester.

CHI 301LEC Third-Year Chinese
Chinese

Involves readings and discussions, both written and oral, of works on contemporary cultural and social life in the vernacular.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013828]}} semester.


CHI 302LEC Third-Year Chinese
Chinese

Continuation of CHI 301. Involves readings and discussions, both written and oral, of works on contemporary cultural and social life in the vernacular.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: CHI 301


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013829]}} semester.

CHI 341LEC Literary Chinese I
Chinese

A reading course on historical, philosophical, and literary works in the literary language of Wenyan by leading men of letters in classical China.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013833]}} semester.


CHI 342LEC Literary Chinese II
Chinese

Continuation of CHI 341. A reading course on historical, philosophical, and literary works in the literary language of Wenyan by leading men of letters in classical China.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013834]}} semester.

CHI 380LEC Chinese Tradition & Guanxi
Chinese

Surveys major cultural and traditional elements that have influenced various aspects of contemporary Chinese life. Topics include Chinese philosophical ideals, religion, women, family, education, Chinese language and symbolic reference, literature and art in both traditional and modern China. Taught in English; requires no knowledge of Chinese language.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013840]}} semester.


CHI 401LEC Readings On Chinese Culture and Customs
Chinese

An advanced vernacular Chinese (Baihua) language course with readings on daily life and customs in China today. In learning the language, students learn how a Chinese person would behave, think, and talk in various situations. Students also study and discuss the differences between Chinese and American social customs and behaviors (all in Chinese, of course). An informative course for a student whose future career may require close contact and association with China.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013841]}} semester.

CHI 402LEC Readings On Chinese Culture and Customs
Chinese

Continuation of CHI 401. An advanced vernacular Chinese (Baihua) language course with readings on daily life and customs in China today. In learning the language, students learn how a Chinese person would behave, think, and talk in various situations. Students also study and discuss the differences between Chinese and American social customs and behaviors (all in Chinese, of course). An informative course for a student whose future career may require close contact and association with China.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: CHI 401


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013842]}} semester.


CHI 490TUT Directed Readings in Chinese
Chinese

Involves readings tailored to the individual needs and interests of students of advanced standing.

Credits: 2-3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013845]}} semester.

CHI 494TUT Senior Capstone Course
Chinese

Course for senior-level majors intended to provide a learning experience that integrates knowledge from lower-level courses. Topics may vary.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013846]}} semester.


CHI 496TUT Internship/Practicum
Chinese

Hands-on experience in language and cultural studies at institutions and organizations in Western New York and/or nationwide.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013847]}} semester.

CHI 498TUT Undergraduate Research
Chinese

Students collaborate with faculty research mentors on an ongoing project or conduct independent research under the guidance of a faculty member. This experience provides students with an inquiry-based learning opportunity and engages them as active learners in a research setting.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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No classes scheduled for this course during the {{rsC.scheduleErrors[013848]}} semester.


CHI 499TUT Independent Study
Chinese

Allows students with some prior knowledge of Chinese to sit in courses, be involved in classroom activities, help tutor students taking lower level Chinese courses and help the instructors with some of the grading.

Credits: 1-3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


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