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.

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.
LIT 255
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 Space Available
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
staff
You may enroll
via WebReg
Course Full
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