Chinese Studies (Minor)

37 Chinese Studies

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Chinese Studies
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Program: Asian Studies 
Academic Plan Code(s): CHSTMINOR

Program Requirements

CHNS 301Advanced Intermediate Chinese I3
CHNS 302Advanced Intermediate Chinese II3
Select two of the following: 6
Special Topics
Doing Business in China
Chinese Culture and Tradition
Contemporary China
China Through Film - D2, AH
Ethnicity and Religion in China
Chinese Literature in Translation I - D2, AH
Chinese Literary Theory
Western Literature in China
Select two of the following: 16
Contemporary Chinese Society - SB, D2
Twentieth Century Chinese Artists and Architects - AH, D2
Eastern Asia Landscape Art
Architecture and Gardens in China and Japan
Selected Topics in Art History 2
Anthropology of Water
Special Topics 2
Topics in Asian Art
Tales of the Chinese Diaspora - D2, AH
Traditional China
Modern China
East Asian Cultures
Eastern Mysticism
East Asian Religious Thought and Culture - D2, AH
Asian Theatre
Tales of the Chinese Diaspora - AH, D2
People's Republic of China - WR, D2, SB
Minimum Total Hours18

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


Substitutions may be made with the approval of the Chinese Studies Advisor.


When topic is appropriate