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Chinese, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #380 (QS) Winston-Salem, NC, United States
One of the learning objectives of Wake Forest’s liberal education is to broaden students’ linguistic and cultural horizons. The Chinese Program at Wake Forest University helps the College achieve this important goal through its course offerings in Chinese language and culture.
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Overview

Key Features

Chinese majors at Wake Forest University work towards the following learning outcomes by participating in language courses, electives in Chinese literature, film and culture.

The major in Chinese Language and Culture requires 31 hours as described below. Study abroad in China is also required. Under special circumstances, a student may substitute an approved intensive immersion program in the U.S. for the study abroad requirement. A minimum “C” average is required for all courses in the major.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading and Writing Chinese
  • Chinese across the Curriculum
  • Survey of East Asian Cultures
  • Senior Research Seminar
  • Imperial China
  • Modern China
  • Religion and Culture in China

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • International student applicants are required to submit a $65 application fee.
  • Certified transcripts are required from each secondary school, college or university attended. A record of at least four years of schooling is needed in order to evaluate the application. 
  • All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit either a TOEFL or an IELTS score. The official score reports should be sent directly to Wake Forest from the testing institutions.
  • Wake Forest does not require applicants to submit an SAT or ACT score in the admissions application. If submitting scores, score reports must be sent directly from the testing organizations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Winston-Salem

  • 864 - 1410 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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