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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

LIBERAL ARTS
Chinese Studies
 
Career Studies Certificate AL


Purpose: The program is specifically designed for both degree seeking and non-degree seeking students who are interested in reviewing or developing an in-depth understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture, history, and language. Other students will be able to enhance their employability in careers such as teaching or social service occupations.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
CHI 101 Beginning Chinese I 5
1ENG 251 Survey of World Literature I 3
Total   8
2nd Semester
CHI 102 Beginning Chinese II 5
HIS 255 History of Chinese Culture and Institutions 3
Total   8
3rd Semester
2___ ___    Elective 3
CHI 201 Intermediate Chinese I 4
Total   7
4th Semester
CHI 202 Intermediate Chinese II 4
Total   4
Total credits for the Chinese Studies Career Studies Certificate=27

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Prerequisites for this course are ENG 111 and 112.

2 Elective may be selected from the following: ECO 210, International Economics; PSY 119, Cross-Cultural Psychology; CST 229, Intercultural Communication; ART 104, History of Far Eastern Art; SOC 255, Comparative Sociology; and GEO 220, World Regional Geography.