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Chinese, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Hamilton, NY, United States
The major in Chinese of Colgate University provides students with a solid foundation in the Chinese language, literature, and culture through extensive language training and broad exposure to Chinese literary and cultural traditions.
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Overview

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers courses in the languages and cultures of China and Japan. Students who continue through the four-year sequences of rigorous classroom language training, combined with study abroad experiences, acquire the proficiency they need to pursue graduate study or a variety of careers related to East Asia. 

Courses taught in English include literature and film, Japanese linguistics, the Japanese Village, the Chinese City, Chinese medicine, Japanese tea culture, and Japanese popular culture. Qualified students may arrange independent study beyond the courses offered.

Key facts:

Prospective majors of Chinese programme of Colgate University should plan to begin Chinese language study during their first year at Colgate and are strongly encouraged to participate in the China Study Group.

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:

  • Films and Media
  • Readings in Social Issues
  • Reading Chinese Newspapers
  • Readings in Modern Culture
  • China through Literature and Film
  • Chinese Medical Culture and Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

  • Application
  • Application fee 
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Guidance counselor recommendation
  • Official high school transcript
  • High school senior grades
  • Official standardized testing scores (optional for all fall 2021 applicants)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59655 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59655 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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