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Chinese/Chinese Studies

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Faculty | Programs | Courses | Hofstra in China

Faculty

Zuyan Zhou
Program Director
Professor of Chinese
and Comparative Literature
311 Calkins Hall
(516) 463-5438
Email | Bio | WWW

Lixue Lin
BA Beijing Foreign Language University
MS Education, CUNY
Specialty: Chinese Language Pedagogy


Chinese Programs

Major

Specialization in Chinese Studies
The Major in Chinese Studies consists of the successful completion of 18 semester hours of Chinese language courses beyond level 2, and 12 semester hours in China-related courses, selected under advisement. At least six hours must be taken in residence.

Specialization in Chinese
The Major in Chinese consists of the successful completion of 24 semester hours of Chinese language courses beyond level 4, and six semester hours in Asia-related courses, selected under advisement. At least six hours must be taken in residence.

Minor

Specialization in Chinese Studies
The Minor in Chinese Studies consists of the successful completion of 12 semester hours of Chinese language courses beyond level 2, and 6 semester hours in China-related courses, selected under advisement. At least six hours must be taken in residence. | Program Info |

Specialization in Chinese
The Minor in Chinese consists of the successful completion of 18 semester hours in Chinese beyond level 2, under advisement. At least six hours must be taken in residence.) | Program Info |


Chinese Courses

Chinese Language Courses
Beyond five levels of Chinese language classes the program also offers Business Chinese and Advance Chinese.

Chinese Literature and Culture Courses:

  • Introduction to Chinese Culture
  • Self and Society in Chinese Society
  • Modern Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Novel: Dream of the Red Chamber

Hofstra in China

Hofstra in China, an overseas study program, usually takes place in Summer I, right after the spring semester. It is a cultural immersion program with excursions to four cities, museum visits, and includes first rate art performances, including acrobatics, the Beijing opera, gongfu, and Chinese dance. Students can take one or two Chinese culture/literature classes or a Chinese language class at any level. For detailed information and photos of past programs, please visit Professor Zhou's home page.