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Chinese Studies
Career Studies Certificate
Offered through 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
CHI 201 Intermediate Chinese I 4
2___ Elective 3
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 ENG 112.

2 May be selected from the following: ART 104, CST 229, ECO 210, GEO 220, PSY 219, and SOC 255.