The Chinese program at Calvin offers course options to fulfill core requirements in addition to a Chinese language major and two minors. One minor focuses on Chinese language study while the other combines language study with studies in culture.
Our Chinese program offers a variety of majors and minors. If you’re interested in broader studies of Asian culture and history, Chinese language courses can also contribute to an Asian studies degree.
Pursue Chinese language study through the 4th-year level, gain excellent opportunities to study abroad and discover the philosophical, historical and cultural background of China.
Chinese Education Major
The 42-credit hour Chinese education major will fully prepare you with advanced Chinese langauge courses and thorough exploration of traditional and modern Chinese culture.
Chinese K-12 Education Major
The 42-credit hour K-12 education program will enable you with advanced Chinese language ability, deep knowledge of Chinese history and culture and langauge pedagogy.
Students may obtain a minor in the Chinese language or in Chinese culture study through this 7 course minor.
Chinese Study Group Minor
Advance through intermediate Chinese language study and gain knowledge of Chinese art, history, religion and more through this 7 course minor.
Chinese Education Minor
This 30-credit hour minor includes language study, language pedagogy, and Chinese cultural courses.