The Chinese Minor

Two options are offered. All courses must be taught in Chinese (CHIN).

Option 1: 18 units, at least 9 of the 18 must be in upper-division (300-400 level) courses .

Option 2: 12 units in upper-division courses. Prerequisite for the first course is CHIN 202 or equivalent and approval by the department chair.

Please note:

  • The recommended upper-division courses for both are CHIN 301, 302, 303, 304, 317, 320, 394, and 494.
  • A minimum of 6 upper-division units must be taken on the USD campus.
  • Students are highly encouraged to study abroad at a Chinese institution.
  • In addition, students are encouraged to take at least one China-related course taught in English.