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Department of World Languages

Chinese Studies Minor

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Department of World Languages

Chinese Studies Minor

  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

16 credits

required for minor

16 credits

16 credits

required for minor

The Chinese studies minor focuses on the development of oral and written communication skills in the Chinese language. Students also explore many aspects of the cultures of China and consider how to apply skills from their major field of study among speakers of the world’s most widely spoken language.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • Beginning Chinese I
  • Beginning Chinese II
  • Intermediate Chinese I
  • Intermediate Chinese II
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Seeing students succeed in their Chinese studies is one of the most rewarding things in the world. God has anointed me through my students—they are inquisitive, hard-working and incredibly creative. I come out of every class feeling energized.
Hongna Bystrom
Adjunct Instructor

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Hongna Bystrom, M.O.L.

Adjunct Instructor

Professor Hongna Bystrom grew up in Tieling, China. She moved to the United States in 2001. She has worked at...

Feng-Ling Margaret Johnson, Ph.D.

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Education Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A. in Linguistics with...

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