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Certificate in Advanced Chinese Language and Culture (ACLCACRT)Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

The Certificate in Advanced Chinese Language and Culture allows undergraduates to attain language proficiency in a critical language, Mandarin Chinese, while demonstrating cultural competency and regional expertise through a study abroad experience. The collaboration with the Chinese Language Flagship program allows students to take advantage of professional development activities, such as individual tutoring in Chinese, extracurricular activities, learning about a variety of career opportunities through guest speakers and collaboration with HLS career coaches, and participation in the Capstone year internship.

Certificate requirements

The certificate requires at least 38 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Chinese Language.
    1. Language.
      1. Third-year Chinese I. One (1) course:
      2. Third-Year Chinese II. One (1) course:
      3. Fourth-Year Chinese I. One (1) course:
      4. Fourth-Year Chinese II. One (1) course:
    2. Language through Culture. Six (6) credit hours:
  2. Regional Studies.
    1. Introduction to East Asian Studies. One (1) course:
    2. Cultural Studies. Two (2) courses, each to be taken concurrently with EALC-C 457 or EALC-C 467:
      • EALC Courses
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
      • History, Literature and Culture courses in other College departments and programs
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
      • Political, Social Science, and Business courses in other College departments and programs
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
    3. Elective. One (1) additional course:
      • History, Literature, and Culture
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
      • Politics, Social Science, and Business
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
      • Other Courses
        • The following require permission from the Director of Undergraduate Studies to count towards this requirement::
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
        • (course must be on a China related topic and approved by EALC academic advisor)
  3. Capstone Year. One (1) of the following for at least eight (8) credit hours:
    1. Overseas Study at Nanjing University.
      1. Core Courses. Three (3) courses:
      2. Internship. One (1) course:
    2. Overseas Study at National Taiwan University.
      1. Core Courses. Three (3) courses:
      2. Internship. One (1) course:
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Certificate Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Certificate Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the certificate.
    4. Certificate GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the certificate—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.