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Chinese Certificate

The following information is a guideline for students seeking to earn an International Engineering Certificate in Chinese.

NOTE: For the most current listing of courses, please contact the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations

Chinese Requirements (5 courses)

Chinese Language (3 courses)

  • Three college level Chinese language courses taken at a level commensurate with the student’s ability;
  • Placement in language courses will be determined by the undergraduate advisor for Chinese based on placement testing, personal interview and/or examination of transcripts. For example, a beginning student with no Chinese language instruction might take CHIN 1010, CHIN 1020, CHIN 2110, but a student with several years of high school Chinese might take CHIN 2120, CHIN 3110, CHIN 3120.
  • Courses that repeat a student’s prior knowledge of Chinese will not apply to this certificate.

Chinese Literature/Culture (2 courses)

  • CHIN 1012 Intro to Chinese Civilization
  • Select one additional course in Chinese literature or culture. The latter may include courses taught in English.

Study Abroad: Chinese credits earned on a CU-approved study abroad program may be accepted for language or culture credit with prior approval. For more information, please visit the CU Study Abroad Programs Office.

Transfer Credit: A maximum of 9 transfer credits or 6 AP credits may be applied toward certificate requirements.

Upon Completion of Requirements

Contact Karey Sabol to verify completion of all requirements for the certificate and request to have it added to your official transcript.

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