Immerse yourself in the world’s most widely spoken language by studying Chinese at RWU. You’ll not only develop proficiency in speaking, reading and writing Chinese, but you’ll also explore China’s rich history, philosophy and politics, gaining valuable knowledge that can help broaden your career path in business, journalism, education, the arts and more.

Degree Requirements

The Chinese Minor

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In order to complete a minor in Chinese, students are placed at the appropriate level and are required to complete a minimum of three courses in the Chinese language, with at least one course being at the 300 level. Additionally students must complete one course from the listing below.

Note: Minors are not permitted in a student’s native language.

Select one: Advanced Chinese Instruction

CHN350Advanced Chinese Topics
HIST381Critical Period and Topics in Asian History
PHIL212Eastern Philosophy
POLSC430Sp. Topics: China

Total of 18 credits

To read more about our academic offerings, or to view full course descriptions, please refer to our University Catalog.

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Future Change Maker

Galen Shrand, RWU Class of 2018
Chinese + Political Science

Galen Shrand has always had sights on making a positive impact in the world. Here at RWU, he's being given the skills to do just that. A pivotal experience, so far, has been learning the Chinese language.

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