Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 101 -  Chinese Language and Culture I  

This course is the first in a three course series which will provide an introduction to the Mandarin language.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Thematic Thread(s): Becoming America, Being American, Global Citizenship, Food, Wellness & Environment Across Cultures, International Business, Transfer Thread Completion Course, Transnational Culture

CHIN 102 -  Chinese Language and Culture II  

This course is the second in a three course series which will provide an introduction to the Mandarin language.

Prerequisite: CHIN 101D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Thematic Thread(s): Becoming America, Being American, Global Citizenship, Food, Wellness & Environment Across Cultures, International Business, Transfer Thread Completion Course, Transnational Culture

CHIN 103 -  Chinese Language and Culture III  

This course is the third in a three course series which will provide an introduction to the Mandarin language.

Prerequisite: CHIN 102D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Thematic Thread(s): Becoming America, Being American, Global Citizenship, Food, Wellness & Environment Across Cultures, International Business, Transfer Thread Completion Course, Transnational Culture

CHIN 139 -  University Seminar  

University Seminar serves as the entry point to the Slippery Rock University general education program. With its strong faculty-student interaction, the course promotes intellectual inquiry, critical and creative thinking, and academic excellence. Through varied content, the course introduces students to academic discourse and information literacy while exploring topics such as diversity and inclusion and global awareness. This course will set students along the path to becoming engaged with issues and scholarship important to a 21st century education while they learn about themselves and their place in the world.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Freshman 1 or Freshman 2.

CHIN 190 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 195 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 198 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 202 -  Intermediate Chinese I  

Comprehensive review of the Mandarin language with emphasis on developing the students'' abilities for proficient oral and written accomplishments.

Prerequisite: CHIN 103D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 290 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 295 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 298 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

CHIN 306 -  Survey of Chinese Civilization and Culture  

A study of the important aspects of China's culture, including its geography, history, social and political values, arts, sciences, literature, religion, and ideology. Course is taught in English and open to all interested persons.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

CHIN 390 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

CHIN 395 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

CHIN 398 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

CHIN 490 -  Independent Study  

Students have an opportunity to study selected areas in greater concentration. The nature of the topic selected and its treatment are determined in consultation with the instructor. Independent Study courses give students the opportunity to pursue research and/or studies that are not part of the university's traditional course offerings. Students work one on one or in small groups with faculty guidance and are typically required to submit a final paper or project as determined by the supervising professor.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

CHIN 495 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

CHIN 498 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.