Department of Foreign Languages

Programs / Minor in Chinese Studies

The Minor in Chinese Studies

Minoring in Chinese will open the doors for you to many China-related fields. Knowing Chinese may give an advantage to you in the job market. Knowing Chinese may create a new platform for better communication with the world.


Required - 15 Credit Hours

  • Course
  • CHNS 2002
    Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture II
  • CHNS 3200
    Critical Reading and Applied Writing
  • CHNS 3302
    Practical Conversation
  • CHNS 3303
    Grammar and Composition
  • One additional course at the 3000- or 4000-level specific to Chinese studies. This course must be approved by a Chinese advisor and may include FL 3309, study abroad, or internships.

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)

Important Information about Minors

When you declare a formal minor, it is not automatically displayed on your transcript. In order for your Minor to appear on your transcript, you must fill out a special "Minor Form" with the registrar when you petition to graduate.

  • Nine (9) hours of a minor must be non-duplicative with course requirements in the major.
  • A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.