Sep 29, 2023  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chinese Minor

Requirements for the Minor (15 credits)

A. Chinese Language (6 credits)

B. Chinese Literature (3 credits)


  • 50% of credits for CLA minors must come from Purdue University
  • Before undertaking this minor, the student must establish proficiency equivalent to Chinese Level IV. Proficiency may be established by taking and passing CHNS 20200 CHNS 22400 - Chinese Level IV Business Chinese , by examination, or by other evidence acceptable to the Department.
  • Courses taken within the minor must have an average grade of “B” (3.0/4) or above. No course with a grade lower than “C” may count toward the minor. 
  • The P/NP option is not available to compete this requirement.


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