CHI 101. Elementary Chinese (Mandarin). 3 Credit Hours.

Conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

CHI 102. Elementary Chinese (Mandarin). 3 Credit Hours.

Continuation of CHI 101, conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition.
Prerequisites: CHI 101 or equivalent.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

CHI 201. Intermediate Chinese I. 3 Credit Hours.

Expanding further on language skills (grammar, composition and reading) while introducing students to aspects of Chinese customs, history and culture. Closed to native speakers.
Prerequisite: CHI 102 or equivalent.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

CHI 202. Intermediate Chinese II. 3 Credit Hours.

Continuation of CHI 201. Further development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in Mandarin Chinese. CLOSED TO NATIVE SPEAKERS.
Prerequisite: CHI 201 or equivalent.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

CHI 203. Advanced Chinese. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to develop students’“”•–—˜ ability to use Chinese in a more advanced way. The course emphasizes accurate comprehension, expansion of vocabulary, and development of the ability to use increasing complex grammatical and sentence structures. In addition to improving their language abilities, students will also be exposed to different areas of Chinese culture.
Prerequisite: CHI 202.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

CHI 204. Advanced Chinese II. 3 Credit Hours.

The course aims to develop students' ability to use Chinese in a more advanced way by continuing Chinese 203's emphasis on accurate comprehension, expansion of vocabulary, and development of the ability to use increasing complex grammatical and sentence structures. In addition to improving their language abilities, students will also be exposed to different areas of Chinese culture.
Prerequisite: CHI 203 or equivalent.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 301. Advanced Reading and Diction Chinese. 3 Credit Hours.

Use of Chinese in a more advanced way to achieve greater fluency in a variety of written and spoken genres. Course materials incorporate authentic Chinese materials in genres including formal speech, short story, debate, op-ed essay,and newspaper. The course emphasizes accurate comprehension, expansion of vocabulary, and development of the ability to use increasing complex grammatical and sentence structures, in particular, formal speech and written language. In addition to improving their language abilities, course materials are also geared towards deepening students understanding of many different areas of Chinese culture.
Requisite: CHI 204.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

CHI 310. The Esoteric and the Mundane in the Chinese Literary Tradition. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to a variety of important genres and themes in the Chinese literary tradition through the close reading of texts spanning three millennia. Particular attention is paid to notions of humanity, divinity, and monstrosity.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

CHI 311. Comparative Literature in East Asia. 3 Credit Hours.

An introduction to the East Asian literary tradition (in China, Japan, and Korea) while introducing the methods of and issues surrounding comparative literary study. The course is structured thematically, according to particular motifs and themes that become central in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature. Themes to be studied include the non-human bride; romantic ideals and the romance narrative; the otherworldly journey; the dream; and the modern nation. It also seeks to challenge pre-conceived notions about East Asian literature and culture to instill a nuanced understanding of East Asian literary traditions.
Prerequisite: ENG 106.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

CHI 330. The Powerful Women of Medieval China in History, Fiction, and Modern Media. 3 Credit Hours.

An interdisciplinary examination of the portrayals of ruling-class women who lived during the medieval period in China and who have become a part of the Chinese literary-historical tradition. Works to be examined include short stories, novels, plays,films, and television.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

CHI 394. CHI 394 Internship. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Internships are intended to provide the student with an opportunity to apply analytical,interpretive, expressive, and creative skills devel:'.)ped in coursework. Internshipsordinarily take place outside the University They involve UM-faculty supervision as well as supervised on-site experience in a Chinese-speaking cultural, business, ornot-for-profit organization . Student needs to fill oJt the internship application form.Normally 40 internship hours are required per credit earned (the host will supplydocumentary evidence of hours worked). Permission of a faculty member in CHIrequired.
Requisite: CHI 204.
Components: PRA.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 591. Directed Readings. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Provides Directed Readings in Chinese.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

CHI 641. Elementary CHI I for Graduate Students. 0 Credit Hours.

Designed to develop graduate students' communicative abilities in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehending Chinese, as well as to provide an introduction to Chinese Studies.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 642. Elementary CHI II for Graduate Students. 0 Credit Hours.

Continuation of CHI 641. Designed to develop graduate students' communicative abilities in speaking, reading, writing, comprehending Chinese, and continued engagement in Chinese Studies.
Prerequisite: CHI 641.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 651. Intermediate CHI I for Graduate Research. 0 Credit Hours.

For graduate students with previous study of elementary-level Chinese. Designed to enhance graduate students' communication skills in the Chinese language at the intermediate level. Intended principally for students who will carry out research in Chinese Studies.
Prerequisite: CHI 642.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 652. Intermediate CHI II for Graduate Research. 0 Credit Hours.

For student with previous study of Chinese at the intermediate level. Designed to enhance graduate students' communication skills in the Chinese language at the high-intermediate level. Intended principally for students who will carry out research in Chinese Studies
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 653. Advanced CHI I for Graduate Research. 0 Credit Hours.

Designed to enhance graduate students' communication skills in the Chinese language at the advanced-low level. Intended principally for students who will carry out research in Chinese Studies.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 654. Advanced CHI I II for Graduate Research. 0 Credit Hours.

Designed to enhance graduate students' communication skills in Chinese language at the advanced-intermediate level. Intended principally for students who will carry out research in Chinese Studies.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHI 692. Directed Readings. 1-3 Credit Hours.


Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.