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Chinese Studies

Chinese studies is one of the regional specializations offered within the international studies major program.  The specialization seeks to offer students a degree in the languages, history, politics, and cultures of China. This interdisciplinary degree will provide students the chance to study the Chinese, as well as the history, politics, and economics of China. Students are required to study abroad for at minimum one semester. This specialization is an excellent choice for students interested in a career that involves business or politics in China and US foreign relations with China.                        

 

Major Requirements – 12 Course Units

INT 200 / International Studies – 1 Course Unit

ECO 102 / Principles of Macroeconomics – 1 Course Unit

Foreign Language – 2 Course Units at 200 Level or Above

Chinese

History – 1 Course Unit

HIS 336: Late Imperial China
HIS 337: 20th Century China

Political Science – 1 Course Unit

POL 130: International Relations
POL 335: International Organization
POL 337: International Law
POL 380: International Political Economy

Humanities – 1 Course Unit

AAH 211: Arts of East Asia
CHI 171: Contemporary China
CHI 371: Modern Chinese Literature in English
CHI 348: New Chinese Cinema
HIS 131: Ancient China
HIS 334: Modern East Asia
HIS 336: Late Imperial China
HIS 337: 20th
HIS 450: Readings Seminar in History, Modern Asia (when relevant)
HIS 451: Readings Seminar in History, Early Asia (when relevant)
REL 111: Buddhism and Buddhist Thought

Social Science Option – 1 Course Unit

POL 130: International Relations
POL 335: International Organization
POL 337: International Law
POL 345: Human Rights in International Relations
POL 352: Comp Pol Econ of Development
POL 355: Political Economy of Natural Resources
POL 380: International Political Economy

Business Option – 1 Course Unit

INB 260: Multinational firms
BUS 360: Issues in International Business law
ECO 120: European Economic History
ECO 210: History of Economic Thought
ECO 310: Money, Credit & Financial mark
ECO 335: Economics of Development
ECO 340: International economics
ECO 345: Comparative Economic Systems
FIN 335: Capital Flows & Currency Crisis
FIN 340: International Finance
INB 330: Capital Flows and Currency Crisis

Chinese Studies Electives Option – 2 Course Units

CHI 301: Advanced Chinese I
CHI 302: Advanced Chinese II
CHI 371: Modern Chinese Literature in English
CHI 348 New Chinese Cinema
CHI 370: Topics in Chinese
CHI 371: Topics in Chinese in English
CHI 391: Independent Study in Chinese
BUS 360: Issues in International Business law
ECO 120: European Economic History
ECO 210: History of Economic Thought
ECO 310: Money, Credit & Financial mark
ECO 335: Economics of Development
ECO 340: International economics
ECO 345: Comparative Economic Systems
FIN 335: Capital Flows & Currency Crisis
FIN 340: International Finance
HGS 210: Intro to Peace Studies
HIS 131: Ancient China
HIS 334: Modern East Asia
HIS 335: Modern Japan
HIS 336: Late Imperial China
HIS 337: 20th Century China
HIS 450: Readings Seminar in History, Modern Asia
HIS 451: Readings Seminar in History, Early Asia
INB 260: Multinational firms
INB 330: Capital Flows and Currency Crisis
POL 200: Political Analysis
POL 130: International Relations
POL 335: International Organization
POL 337: International Law
POL 345: Human Rights in International Relations
POL 352: Comp Pol Econ of Development
POL 355: Political Economy of Natural Resources
POL 380: International Political Economy
WGS 375: Global Feminisms

AAH 211: Arts of East Asia
CHI 171: Contemporary China
CHI 252: 2nd Year Intensive Chinese II

INT 498 / Senior Seminar in International Studies – 1 Course Unit

 

Plus minimum of 1 semester study abroad experience (includes some courses which will fulfill above requirements)

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