UC Davis Chinese Program

522 Sproul Hall, UC Davis Campus
Phone: (530) 752-0830
Fax: (530) 752-8630

The department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, part of the College of Letters and Science, offers both a major and minor program in Chinese. Courses include language (Mandarin and Classical Chinese), film, and literature. Anyone interested in enrolling in a CHN course must first take a placement exam. More details can be found at the department website.

Language Courses

Lower Division

CHN 1, 2, 3 - First year language courses
CHN 4, 5, 6 - Second year language courses
CHN 10 - Modern Chinese Literature (In English)
CHN 11 - Great Books of China (in English)
CHN 50 - Introduction to the Literature of China and Japan

Upper Division

CHN 100A - Chinese Intellectual Traditions: Daoist Traditions
CHN 101 - Chinese Film
CHN 102 - Chinese American Literature
CHN 103 - Modern Chinese Drama
CHN 104 - Modern Chinese Fiction
CHN 105 - Western Influences on Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature (in English)
CHN 106 - Chinese Poetry (in English)
CHN 107 - Traditional Chinese Fiction (in English)
CHN 108 - Poetry of China and Japan (in English)
CHN 109 - Topics in Chinese Literature (in English)
CHN 110 - Great Writers of China: Texts and Context (in English)
CHN 111, 112, 113 - Third year language courses
CHN 114 - Introduction to Classical Chinese I
CHN 115 - Introduction to Classical Chinese II
CHN 116 - Introduction to Classical Chinese III
CHN 120 - Advanced Chinese
CHN 130 - Readings in Traditional Chinese Fiction
CHN 131 - Readings in Traditional Chinese Poetry
CHN 132 - Readings in Modern Chinese Poetry
CHN 133 - Readings in Modern Chinese Prose and Drama
CHN 150 - Fifth-Year Chinese
CHN 160 - The Chinese Language


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