Chinese track, Asian Languages & Literature major

Students must successfully complete 039:105-039:106 (Second-Year Chinese: First-Second Semester) at The University of Iowa with a grade of C or higher, or the equivalent.

Language
Required Departmental courses:

039:108

Classical Chinese: First Semester

3 s.h.

039:115-116

Third-Year Chinese: First-Second Semester

6 s.h.

039:128-129

Fourth-Year Chinese: First-Second Semester

6 s.h.


Literature 
Required Departmental courses:

039:141 -OR-

Chinese Literature: Poetry -OR-

3 s.h.

039:142 Chinese Literature: Prose 3 s.h.
     

039:180 -OR-

Modern Chinese Writers -OR-

3 s.h.

039:173 Transnational Chinese Cinemas 3 s.h.


One of the following advanced language courses:

039:165

Fifth-Year Chinese: First Semester

3 s.h.

039:166

Fifth-Year Chinese: Second Semester

3 s.h.

039:171

Readings in Chinese Literature

3 s.h.

039:215

Individual Chinese for Advanced Students

arr.


Students must also complete six additional semester hours in courses supporting the study of literature and culture. Select from additional literature/culture courses above or from the following Departmental courses. Certain listed courses have subtitles that vary.

039:032

Chinese Popular Culture

3 s.h.

039:109

Classical Chinese, Second Semester

3 s.h.

039:116 Workshop in Chinese Literary 3 s.h.

039:140

The Literature of Daoism

3 s.h.

039:154

Modern China: 1600s to 1920s

3 s.h.

039:158 East-West Literary Relations 3 s.h.

039:193

Asian Literature Today

3 s.h.

039:198 Topics in Asian Studies arr.
039:213 Advanced Classical Chinese 3 s.h.

039:240

Seminar in Chinese Fiction

3 s.h.

039:241 Seminar in Chinese Literature arr.


Courses numbered 100 or above that pertain to Chinese culture (history, literature, religion, the arts, politics, translation) and to the methodology of literary or cultural studies which are cross-listed with the Department or offered solely through other departments also may be counted toward fulfillment of the literature/culture requirement requirement. Content may vary in subtitled courses by semester or instructor; please see your departmental advisor for approval.

This degree requires successful completion of 30 s.h. as described above.