Minor in Chinese (Concentration in Chinese Language)

This minor is aimed at beginning level learners with little or no background in Chinese Language. Native speakers of Chinese and international students who have completed secondary and/or tertiary education in Chinese language in a Chinese-speaking country are discouraged from choosing this minor. The minor consists of 18 units of coursework in modern Chinese language. You can download a copy of the course requirements for the Chinese minor with Concentration in Chinese Language here.

Course Requirements

  • CHIN 101 First Semester Chinese (4 units)
  • CHIN 102 Second Semester Chinese (4 units)
  • CHIN 103 Third Semester Chinese (4 units)
  • CHIN 303 Intermediate Chinese (3 units)
  • CHIN 311 Conversation and Reading or CHIN 312 Speech and Writing (3 units)



Visit the current University Bulletin for complete course descriptions and class schedule.

To declare a major or minor in Chinese, complete a Declaration of Major/Minor form (download from HERE), then make an appointment to see a Chinese Program advisor. Bring a copy of your most recent university transcript (unofficial OK) to the meeting.