Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

CHI 455W - China Today

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Designed for students who wish to gain an advanced level of modern Chinese. This course covers Chinese social, political, cultural, and economic trends from 1949 - present, with emphasis on the period since 1978. Specific topics include Chinese business, international relations, and modern military issues. Cadets will write and revise 600-800 word essays in Chinese on a given topic. Through an intensive writing training and guided revision of response essay, analysis paper, and final topic essay, the student will be able to write in Chinese beyond the sentence level on topics related to daily life and aspects of the Chinese culture. Taught in Chinese. Prerequisite(s): take two 300 level CHI courses. Note: Writing Intensive Course (W).