Develop advanced fluency in Chinese language and literature, and study the cultural traditions of China from early times to the present day.
Learn the language, literature and culture of China as a major or minor. You’ll receive an interdisciplinary introduction to China’s history, social, philosophical and political issues and other cultural concerns, as well as intense language study.
Students majoring in Chinese graduate as fluent speakers, writers, readers and listeners, comfortable with daily conversation, public speeches, and translation. You’ll have experience interpreting texts, understanding film and other media, and be able to sensitively engage with Chinese culture.
Majors supplement their studies with a semester abroad in Beijing or Hangzhou and are encouraged to live in our language residence hall.