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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
University of Pittsburgh
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jan 18, 2022
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Chinese, BA

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Chinese and Japanese major requirements

Chinese or Japanese majors may take first-year language courses on an Satisfactory/No Credit (S/NC) basis. Second-year language courses must be taken on a letter grade basis. In the third and fourth years, majors have the option of taking two additional courses S/NC, one of which may be an advanced language course.

Course Requirements

The Chinese major requires 55 credits for completion.

Advanced language courses

Choose one of the following advanced language courses.

Literature, linguistics, culture, and film

Writing-intensive course

Students must complete the 1-credit CHIN 1908 - DIRECTED WRITING FOR MAJORS  in conjunction with a course from the Literature, linguistics, culture, and film requirement. Eligible courses are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Senior Project

CHIN 1999 - SENIOR PROJECT  should be completed in the student’s final academic term.

Non-departmental course requirements

Choose two courses with at least 50% China-related content and offered by a department other than East Asian Languages and Literatures. A sample list of courses follows.

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