Explore the Chinese major

Pursue Chinese through the 4th-year level with eight language and four culture classes, and have excellent opportunities to study abroad.

Course Requirements 2014-2015

(42 semester hours)

Chinese honors requirements

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, and at least 6 designated honors courses (18 hours minimum) overall, including at least two honors courses outside the major. A minimum 3.5 grade point average for honors courses.
  2. At least two honors courses (of the 6) taken in the Hubers Asian Studies Program, at least one of the two at 300-level, earning at least a 3.5 average for them.
  3. Completion of a 'substantial' honors paper by enrolling in a departmental (i.e. a department other than Asian Studies) honors thesis course or by independent study in the last semester of enrollment (typically three hours of credit) and writing an honors thesis of 35-50 pages. The thesis must be read and approved by the honors supervisor and two other faculty members and defended in a meeting with them.