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Requirements

Major

Department Advanced Placement Policy

Students with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP exam in Chinese Language and Culture earn placement in the curriculum but not progress toward the minimum number of courses required by the major. Students who take a course that duplicates the AP award in Chinese will forfeit the AP credit. 

Requirements


Four to six courses in Chinese language at the 200 level or above, including at least two courses at the 400 level:

CHIN 201

Intermediate Chinese 1

CHIN 202

Intermediate Chinese 2

CHIN 301

Third Year Chinese 1

CHIN 302

Third Year Chinese 2

CHIN 401

Topics in Fourth Year Chinese

CHIN 402

Topics in Fourth Year Chinese

CHIN 403

Topics in Fourth Year Chinese

CHIN 404

Introduction to Literary Chinese (renumbered from CHIN 409)

Four to six additional courses on China taught in English or Chinese, including one course on Chinese literature and one course on Chinese culture (CHIN 103 or CHIN 255). Regular offerings on China in English at Holy Cross include:

CHIN 103

Introduction to Chinese Culture

CHIN 255

Chinese Culture Through Camera's Eye

CHIN 250

Traditional Chinese Literature

CHIN 260

Chinese Linguistics

ECON 221

Economic Development Modern China

HIST 155

World War II in East Asia

HIST 281

Imperial China

PHIL 255

Asian Philosophy

POLS 274

China from Mao to Market

POLS 278

East Asia in World Politics

RELS 106

Buddhism

Minor

Department Advanced Placement Policy

Students with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP exam in Chinese Language and Culture earn placement in the curriculum but not progress toward the minimum number of courses required by the major. Students who take a course that duplicates the AP award in Chinese will forfeit the AP credit.

Requirements

Students must complete six courses for the minor, including:

  1. 2-4 courses in Chinese language through Chinese 302 Third Year Chinese 2,
  2. 1 course in either Chinese literature, cinema, or culture, and
  3. 1-3 additional courses on China.

Regular offerings on China in English at Holy Cross include:

CHIN 103

Introduction to Chinese Culture

CHIN 250

Traditional Chinese Literature

CHIN 255

Chinese Culture Through Camera's Eye

CHIN 260

Chinese Linguistics

ECON 221

Economic Development Modern China

HIST 155

World War II in East Asia

HIST 281

Imperial China

PHIL 255

Asian Philosophy

POLS 274

China from Mao to Market

POLS 278

East Asia in World Politics

RELS 106

Buddhism