2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

Chinese Major

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The major in Chinese provides students with a solid foundation in the Chinese language, literature, and culture through extensive language training and broad exposure to Chinese literary and cultural traditions. Prospective majors should plan to begin Chinese language study during their first year at Colgate and are strongly encouraged to participate in the China Study Group.

Major Requirements

In order to encourage exposure to a wide range of approaches to Chinese studies, the department strongly recommends that students elect a section of CORE C165  taught by a member of a department other than East Asian languages and literatures, and enrich their major by taking

  and/or  .

Upon completion of

 , the Chinese major requires a minimum of eight courses from the following:

East Asian Languages and Literatures Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the East Asian Languages and Literatures department  catalog page.

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