The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Chinese certificate aims to deepen your Chinese language proficiency and cultural knowledge of China and Chinese-speaking regions of the world. The certificate is a beneficial credential to demonstrate your investment in and knowledge of Chinese and is an excellent complement to a wide variety of majors and minors.
Throughout the program, you'll be immersed in the language and culture of China. Courses include study in basic grammar and vocabulary, with practical application to all language skills, including listening, speaking, translating, reading, writing and Chinese calligraphy. Upon completion of the program, students are expected to reach novice-high or intermediate-low proficiency in Chinese.
Unique electives. The ability to explore a variety of topics within the Chinese certificate allows you to personalize your education and discover new passions. Learn about the history of China, explore Chinese traditions and customs or study Chinese culture through various genres of film.
State-of-the-art technology. Practice what you learn in class in our language lab and the Roma Hoff Instructional Resource Center. These facilities are filled with sound and video programs, films, games and computer software to help enhance your Chinese language proficiency.
Study abroad experiences. See Chinese business, culture, politics, history, religion and society firsthand during a three-week study abroad experience in China. Not only is this an excellent way to become more fluent in Chinese, but the incredible experience also counts for course credit.
After completing the Chinese certificate from UW-Eau Claire, your perspective of the world will be enriched with the Chinese language and culture. Using the language, you will be able to converse about familiar or everyday topics, present information to an audience, and describe Chinese cultural practices while comparing them with your own culture.
What classes do Chinese students take?
Your classes may cover topics like:
- Foreign civilization and culture
- Language and intercultural competence
- Foreign film as cultural expression
- Modern East and Southeast Asia
Learn more about the Chinese certificate in the UWEC course catalog.
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