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Chinese offers undergraduate major programs in the Chinese language, including an Honors Degree option.
In addition, interdepartmental majors are possible, and a Chinese minor is also available.

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Why study Chinese?

  • To benefit from one of the fastest growing economies in the world,
    which has over $150 billion worth of business transactions with
    the US every year.
  • To be able to communicate in a language used by more than one fifth of the population on the earth, one that is also among the five official working languages of the United Nations.
  • To appreciate a civilization more than three thousand years old.
  • To get to know the culture of a country with a population of 1.3 billion.
  • To pursue a career in government/diplomatic affairs, international
    trading and commerce, law and higher education, etc.
  • To enjoy the grandeur of the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace,
    the world-famous Terra-Cotta soldiers, the mausoleum of the
    first emperor of imperial China and so much more!
Last modified on April 11, 2012
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