College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Chinese Courses at Butler

CN101, Beginning Chinese I:

Emphasis is on spoken Chinese. Develops speaking, listening and writing skills, and insights into Chinese culture. Regular practice in the language center. (U)(4). Annually.

CN102, Beginning Chinese II:

Emphasis is on spoken Chinese. Develops speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, and insights into Chinese culture. Regular practice in the language center. (U)(4). Annually.

CN203, Intermediate Chinese I:

Practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing for communication skills. Reviews fundamentals. Uses the Language Center. Prerequisite: One year of college Chinese or placement by evaluation. (U)(4). Annually.

CN204, Intermediate Chinese II:

Continuing practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing for communicative skills. Further reviews fundamentals. Uses the Language Center. Prerequisite: CN203, placement by evaluation or the equivalent. (U)(4). Annually.

CN305, Advanced Chinese I:

Further develop students' overall language proficiency and emphasize vocabulary building, consolidation of essential grammatical patterns, and insights into Chinese culture. Uses the language laboratory and videos. Prerequisite: Two years of college Chinese or placement on the 300-level. (U)(3). Annually.

CN306, Advanced Chinese II:

Continue to develop students' overall language proficiency and emphasize vocabulary building, consolidation of essential grammatical patterns, and insights into Chinese culture. Uses the language laboratory and videos. Prerequisite: CN305, placement by evaluation, or the equivalent. (U)(3). Annually.

CN370, Summer Abroad Chinese Language and Culture Program:

Develop students' language proficiency and verbal skills, and consolidate grammatical patterns and insights into Chinese culture through classroom instruction, daily one-on-one tutoring and excursions in Chinese cities. Uses the language laboratory and videos. Prerequisite: Two years of college Mandarin Chinese or placement on the 300-level. (U)(6). On a rotating basis.

CN491, 492, 493, Independent Study:

Independent study of Chinese culture, literature and language. (U)(1, 2, 3). As needed.