01:165:101 Elementary Chinese 

Description: Introduction to sounds, structure, and writing system of modern Chinese (Mandarin); practice in speaking and reading.

Number of Credits: 4

Prerequisites: None 

Semesters Offered: Fall

Topics: Pronunciation and Pinyin drills, introduction to speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. 

Expected Work: Regular attendance in class and language lab, homework assignments, quizzes and tests

Exams: Three hour exams and one final exam