ASC 1650: Chinese
Society, Culture and Economy: Sports in China
This course examines the impact of sports in China, both on a
domestic and international level. Credit: 3 semestser
ASC 3710: Banking in
An introduction to Banking in East Asia, with an emphasis on core
banking functions, types of banks, diversification of banking
activities, risk management issues, bank failure and financial
crises, and competition issues. Credit: 3 semester
CHI 1120: Conversational Chinese East
This course reviews the basic skills learned in elementary and
intermediate Chinese, and continues building oral proficiency with
more intensive conversation within the context of Chinese culture.
Credit: 3 semester hours.
ASC 254: U.S.-China Relations
A survey of cultural, economic, diplomatic, and military
relations between the two countires, from the discovery of America
to the present. The emphasis will be on contemporary developments,
from the Nixon administration to the present. The issue
of Taiwan will also be discussed. Credit: 3 semester
CHI 211: Chinese for Business
This course aims to provide students with the vocabulary and
idioms commonly used when doing business with
the Chinese. It will also discuss social etiquette
in doing business. Credit: 3 semester
CHI 301: Chinese Language and
An introduction to the major works of Chinese poetry, prose and
fiction from ancient times to the present. Credit: 3 semester
Program highlights include: tours of Great Wall, Forbidden City,
Northern Sea, Wang-Fu-Jing, old Suzhou and Hangzhou.
The program and coursework has been created by Dr. Bernadette
Li, Professor of Asian Studies. Dr. Li focused her research on
History of Modern China; Chinese women’s history and literature.
She has conducted research in Chinese phonology and grammar,
China’s language policy, language planning and Ancient Chinese.