Students must seek course planning and approval from the program director or program advisor before starting the program.

All courses below are three (3) credits each unless otherwise specified.

1. Courses for Language Proficiency: (Up to 3 credits, pre-approval required)

All students must achieve advanced proficiency in modern Chinese through the following courses.

The student proficiency level is first determined through an entrance exam. Those who pass the exam receive a waiver for the language courses, and are expected to take other courses to fulfill the credit requirement.

CHIN 4108 Reading in Modern Chinese
CHIN 4122WID Advanced Conversation & Composition II 
2. Courses offered in the EALL department: (At least 18 credits/6 courses should be chosen from the following)  
CHIN 6109-10 Classical Chinese I, II
CHIN 6111-2 Chinese Literature in Translation I, II
CHIN 6171-2 Chinese Poetry in Tang and Song Periods I, II
CHIN 6173 Chinese Drama and Theatre
CHIN 6179-80 20th-Century Chinese literature I, II
CHIN 6199 Capstone: Research in Chinese Culture 
CHIN 6123 Structure of Chinese
CHIN 6125 History of the Chinese Language 
CHIN 6126 Chinese Phonology
CHIN 6128 Chinese Semantics
CHIN 6201 Second Language Acquisition of Chinese Language
CHIN 6210 Introduction to Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
CHIN 6310 Chinese Language Instruction and Practicum    
3.  Related courses from other departments (Up to 6 credits/2 courses)  
HIST 6211 Readings Seminar: 20th-Century China
HIST 6610 Readings Seminar: Late Imperial China 
EALL 6832 Myth, Ritual, and Popular Religion in China 
EALL 6841 Religion in Modern China
EALL 6881 Women, Gender, and Religion in China
CPED 6627 Teaching Second Language Reading and Writing
CPED 6557 Second Language Acquisition   
4. Independent Study  (Credits may vary from 1-3, pre-approval required)  
CHIN 6550 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
5. English courses:  (Required for those with TOFEL scores lower than 600/100)  
EAP 6110-11 Academic Writing and Research for Int’l Graduate Students I–II