Chinese Studies Courses

The Chinese Studies Program through various departments offers a variety of courses to students that wish to deepen their understanding of China. Besides the study of Chinese history, politics, economics, and society there are also courses which allows students to build their Chinese Language skills. Additionally, courses that focus upon the visual arts and cultural aspects of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong are also available to accommodate students on a wide range of interest.

Winter 2017 Non-Language Courses

For CHIN Language Course offerings, use UCSD Schedule of Classes.

Below is a list of courses that are being offered by various departments at UCSD. These listed courses may be applied towards a Chinese Studies major or minor. Read the information carefully as some courses may only qualify for the minor or may have special requirements. The Chinese Studies Program CANNOT AUTHORIZE you for any of the courses listed below, contact the home department via email or Virtual Advising Center for approval requirements, prerequisite information or authorization. Always use UCSD Schedule of Classes to confirm times/dates/locations and to enroll.

Course Name Section ID Day Time/ Location Instructor Info Notes or Status
ANSC 136: Traditional Chinese Socitey 890397 MWF

4-450 p.m.
CSB 004

Jordan Enroll via WebReg  
HILD 11: East Asia & the West See TritonLink TuTh

LECTURE 11-1220 p.m.
WLH2005

Lu This course is only
compatible with
the minor
Enroll in any section via WebReg
HIEA 124: Life in Ming China 891435 MWF

11–1150 a.m.
CSB 004

Schneewind Enroll via WebReg
HIEA 137: Women & Family in Chinese History 891436 TuTh

330–450 p.m.
WLH2205

Lu Enroll via WebReg

 

LTEA 110A: Classical Chinese Fiction in Translation 891727 TuTh 630-750 p.m.
CENTR 214
Liao Enroll via WebReg  
LTEA 120C: Hong Kong Films W 5-750 p.m.
PCYNH106
Heinrich Enroll via the LAB Enroll in the lab and that will automatically enroll you in the LTEA 120C lecture
       LAB for Hong Kong Films 896398 TBA TBA Enroll via WebReg
VIS 105D: Aesthetics of Chinese Calligraphy 889076 MW 12-250 p.m.
MANDE219

Li

Contact VIS ARTS for
permission to Enroll

Request permission to enroll via 
Virtual Advising Center (VAC)
to the Department of Visual Arts

IRGN 486: Graduate Seminar in Economic 
and Social Development in China
887525 MW 330–450 p.m.
RBC 3201
Naughton

You need to request permission

with an ADD CARD to the professor and GPS Advising

This is a GRAD course and Prof. Naughton may accept a few exceptional Undergrads

Special Enrollment Requirements for:

  • HILD 11 is a lower-division East Asian history course that is only compatible with a Chinese Studies minor
  • LTEA 120B, you must enroll and attend in the lab and the lecture.
  • VIS 105D, to enroll in this course you must request permission via Virtual Advising Center  to the Department of Visual Arts. The department are permitting Vis Arts majors and minors to enroll first in VIS 105D and will respond with important instructions.
  • IRGN 486 is a graduate course from the School of Global Policy. Explain to the professor why you would be a good participant in this advanced course and bring an ADD CARD to get the instructor's approval signature. Then get an approval stamp from GPS Advising and take the ADD CARD to the UCSD Registrar in the Student Campus Services Center.

Fall 2016 Non-Language Courses

For CHIN Language Course offerings, use UCSD Schedule of Classes.

Below is a list of courses that are being offered by various departments at UCSD. These listed courses may be applied towards a Chinese Studies major or minor. Read the information carefully as some courses may only qualify for the minor or may have special requirements. The Chinese Studies Program CANNOT AUTHORIZE you for any of the courses listed below, contact the home department via email or Virtual Advising Center for approval requirements, prerequisite information or authorization. Always use UCSD Schedule of Classes to confirm times/dates/locations and to enroll.

Course Name Section ID Day Time/ Location Instructor Notes Status
HILD 10: East Asia The Great Traditions See TritonLink MWF 11–11:50 a.m.
WLH 2001
Schneewind This course is only compatible with a minor You must enroll ina section via WebReg
LTCH 101: Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature 882107 W 5–7:50 p.m.
PCYNH 122
Heinrich You MUST Contact LITERATURE
via Virtual Advising Center

Course Full
To be authorized, you need to have 4th year Mandarin skills or higher

POLI 113A: East Asian Political Thought 881621 MWF 12–12:50 p.m.
PRICETheater
Magagna You may enroll via WebReg Course Full
Majors & minors must petition this course
POLI 113A: East Asian Political Thought 881622 MWF 1–1:50 p.m.
PRICETheater
Magagna You may enroll via WebReg Course Full
Majors & minors must petition this course
VIS 127C: Arts of Modern China 879004 TuTh  3:30–4:50 p.m.
CENTR 105
Shen You may enroll via WebReg Course Full
VIS 258: Graduate Seminar in Chinese Art 879031 W 12–2:50 p.m.
VAF 366
Shen

You need to request permission with an ADD CARD

This is a GRAD course and Prof. Shen may accept a few exceptional Undergrads/td>
IRGN 404: Graduate Seminar in Chinese Politics 876369 MW 11–12:20 p.m.
RBC Garden
Shih

You need to request permission with an ADD CARD

This is a GRAD course and Prof. Shen may accept a few exceptional Undergrads
IRGN 455: Graduate Seminar in Financing Chinese Miracle
876379 T 6:30–9:20 p.m.
RBC 3201
Shih

You need to request permission with an ADD CARD

This is a GRAD course and Prof. Shen may accept a few exceptional Undergrads

Special Enrollment Requirements for:

  • HILD 10 is a lower-division East Asian history course that is only compatible with a Chinese Studies minor. Use WebReg to enroll yourself in an of the available sections and you will automatically be enrolled in the lecture on MWF with Professor Schneewind.
  • POLI 113A East Asian Thought from a Comparative Perspective is only applicable to a Chinese Studies major or minor when you submit a student petition. Please bring a syllabus to HSS 1009 to petition this course.
  • VIS 258, IRGN 404 and IRGN 455 are graduate courses and a student must acquire approval from the instructor to enroll in this course. Explain to the professor why you would be a good participant in this advanced course and bring an ADD CARD to get the instructor's approval signature. Then take the ADD CARD to the department for an approval stamp and then take the ADD CARD to the Registrar.

Summer 2016 Langauge & Non-Language Chinese Studies Courses

Below is a list of courses that are being offered by various departments at UCSD. These listed courses may be applied towards a Chinese Studies major or minor. Read the information carefully as some courses may only qualify for the minor or may have special requirements. The Chinese Studies Program CANNOT AUTHORIZE you for any of the courses listed below, contact the home department via email or Virtual Advising Center for approval requirements, prerequisite information or authorization. Always use UCSD Schedule of Classes to confirm times/dates/locations and to enroll.

Course Section Day Time/ Location Instructor Notes Status
CHIN 185A: Readings in Chinese Culture and Society I

Special Summer session: June 27 – July 16
874582 MWF 6–9:50 p.m.
HSS 2305B
 Wang
You must
interview with
Instructor Wang
Space
Available
CHIN 185B: Readings in Chinese Culture and Society II

Special Summer session: July 18 – Aug. 06
874581 MWF 6–9:50 p.m.
HSS 2305B
 Wang
You must
interview with
Instructor Wang
Space
Availalbe
MUS 13AS: World Music of Asia & Oceania

Summer Session II: Aug. 01 - Sept. 3
883360 TuTh 2–4:50 p.m. and
5–5:50 p.m.
PCYNH 121
 Guy
You may enroll
via WebReg.
This course is
only compatible
with a minor
Spaces
Available
POLI 113A: East AsianPolitical Thought

Summer Session I: June 27 – July 30
872995 MW 11 a.m.–1:50 p.m.
SOLIS 107
Magagna
You may enroll
via WebReg
Course Full
HIEA 131: China: War and Revolution

Summer Session II: Aug. 1  Sept. 3
873998 MTuWTh 9:30–10:50 a.m.
HSS 2321
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
VIS 105D: Aesthetics of Chinese Calligraphy

Summer Session I: June 27 – July 30
874360 TuWTh 12–4 p.m.
MANDE220A

Li

You may enroll
via WebReg
Space Available
Email Prof. Li
for authorization
VIS 127C: Arts of Modern China

Summer Session II: Aug. 1 – Sept. 3
874366 TuTh 11 a.m.–1:50 p.m.
CENTR 109
Shen
You may enroll
via WebReg
Space
Available
Updated: 6/30/2016