Confucius Institute

For-Credit Courses at Cleveland State University

Knowledge of Chinese language and culture is quickly becoming a vital tool for many college graduates. The Confucius Institute gives Cleveland State students the opportunity to expand their understand of China through courses on language, literature, history, and culture. Each semester, instructors from the Confucius Institute teach these courses, which students can take for academic credit. The Confucius Institute also works with various departments on campus to develop university programs that help better serve the CSU student body.

To register for classes, log in to Campus Net and enter the appropriate Subject & Catalog Number.

Spring 2016 Courses

Chn 102 - Chinese II

Instructor: Huiwen Li (h.li84@csuohio.edu)

CHN 202 - Intermediate Chinese II

Instructor: Yizhen Wang (y.wang50@csuohio.edu)

CHN 393 - Special Topics in Chinese

Instructor: Li Wang (l.wang21@csuohio.edu)

CHN 493 - Special Topics in Chinese

Instructor: Li Wang (l.wang21@csuohio.edu)

 

All Course Offerings:

Language
 
CHN 101 - Chinese I
Essentials of Chinese usage; practice in hearing, speaking, reading and writing.
 
CHN 102 - Chinese II
Essentials of Chinese usage; practice in hearing, speaking, reading, and writing.
 
CHN 201 - Intermediate Chinese I
Emphasizes basic structures of standard Mandarin Chinese; helps students improve reading, writing, listening and speaking abilities. Chinese culture, society, and people introduced through supplementary materials and activities.
 
CHN 202 - Intermediate Chinese II
A continuation of CHN 201 that continues to build student skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Readings and activities emphasize contemporary Chinese culture and culturally appropriate interactions in a Chinese context.
 
CHN 293 - Special Topics in Chinese
Study of a particular topic in Chinese language, literature, or civilization. 
 
CHN 393 - Special Topics in Chinese
Study of a particular topic in Chinese language, literature, or civilization. 
 
CHN 493 - Special Topics in Chinese
Study of a particular topic in Chinese language, literature, or civilization. 
 
 
Culture
 
PES 174 - T’ai Chi Quan I
Ancient nonaggressive Chinese martial art which also serves as a form of moving meditation and exercise. There is a short-form course consisting of 33 movements which can be learned and understood in a semester session.