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University of Pittsburgh    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jul 21, 2024
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived 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 46 credits for completion.

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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