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University of Pittsburgh    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Dec 06, 2021
 
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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