Nov 30, 2023  
College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chinese Language and Culture Minor

Chinese Language and Culture Minor Requirements

The minor consists of five courses (20 credits).

  1. Language Proficiency
    Minors must demonstrate language proficiency equivalent to the level upon completion of CHIN 306 . No more than three language courses may be counted toward the minor. These courses include: CHIN 305 , CHIN 306 , CHIN 407 , and CHIN 408 . The following courses do not count toward the minor:  CHIN 101 , CHIN 102 , CHIN 203  and CHIN 204 . There is no minimum number of language classes a student must take in order to satisfy the requirements of the minor. Students who test out of CHIN 306  may, if they choose, complete the minor by taking five content courses.
  2. Content Courses
    Minors must take at least two China-related content courses. Examples include courses on Chinese literature, film, history, art history, music history, geography, religion, linguistics, etc. At least one of these courses must be taken at Macalester and have the prefix of CHIN.