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 allow 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 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 Days Time/ Location Instructor Info
HILD 10: East Asia: The Great Tradition 

See 

WebReg

Lecture: MWF

Enroll in a Section

1100-1150AM WLH 2005

Schneewind Enroll via WebReg in a section. This course is only applicable to a Chinese Studies minor.
HITO 87: Freshman Seminar - Kim the Teenage Spy
917743

TBD

TBD

TBD

Schneewind Enroll via WebReg. This is a 1 unit seminar. 
HIEA 131: China, War & Revolution 918163 MWF

1200-1250PM in WLH 2208

staff Enroll via WebReg.
HIEA 171: Seminar in Society & Culture in Premodern China 911654 M 1000-1250PM in HSS 4025 Lu Request permisssion from Professor Lu & Dept. of History to enroll in this seminar.
HIGR 217A: Scholarship in China before Buddhism 911663 M 100-350PM in HSS 3086 Schneewind Consult with Professor Schneewind for permission to take this graduate course.
LTEA 120B: Taiwan Films - Youth Sub-cultures in Taiwan Film 907344

W - LEC

? - LAB

500-750PM in CENTR 101

Liao Enroll via WebReg.
POLI 113A: East Asian Political Thought
910513
MWF
12-1250PM PriceTheater
Magagna
Enroll via WebReg. Must be PETITIONED at HSS 1009.
POLI 113A: East Asian Political Thought 910514 MWF 1-150PM in PriceTheater Magagna Enroll via WebReg. Must be PETITIONED at HSS 1009.
POLI 130A: Politics of the People's Republic of China 910518 TuTh 330-450PM CENTR 214 Xu Enroll via WebReg.
SOCI 188G: Chinese Society
913665
W
500-750PM in PETER 104
staff
Enroll via WebReg.
VIS 258: Graduate Seminar in Chinese Art 911662 M 300-550PM in VAF 366 Shen You need to request permission with an ADD CARD from Professor Shen.
GPEC 486: Economic and Social Development in China 918213 MW 1100-1220PM RBC 3201 Naughton You need to request permission with an ADD CARD from Professor Naughton.
GPPS 403: Chinese Security and Technology 918230 F 900-1150AM in RBC 1428 Cheung You need to request permission with an ADD CARD from Professor Cheung.

 

Special Enrollment Requirements

  • HIEA 171, is a seminar in Chinese history. You need permission from Professor Lu w1lu@ucsd.edu to take this course and then you should contact the Department of History for authorization to enroll. One four unit seminar is required for a Chinese Studies major
  • HIGR 217A, is a graduate course in Chinese history. You need permission fom Professor Schneewind sschneewind@ucsd.edu to take this course. A student must have taken HILD 10 and another upper-division history course to qualify for participation in HIGR 217A.

    taken HILD 10 and some other history classes, they can come talk to me and I might give permission.

  • VIS 258, GPEC 486, GPPS 403 and GPPS 473 are graduate courses and an undergraduate student must acquire approval from the instructor to enroll in these courses. 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. Take the ADD CARD to the department for an approval stamp and then take the ADD CARD to the Registrar to complete your enrollment.

 

Summer 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 Days Time/ Location Instructor Info
HIEA 126: The Silk Road  909215

MTu

WTh

930-1050AM CENTR 217B

O'Keefe Summer Session 1. Enroll via WebReg.
HIEA 131: China - War & Revolution
909216

MTu

WTh

1100-1220PM
CENTR 217B

staff

Summer Session 1. Enroll via WebReg.
POLI 113A: East Asian Political Thought
908902
MW
11-150PM SOLIS 107
Magagna
Summer Session 1. Enroll via WebReg. Must be PETITIONED at HSS 1009.
VIS 105D: Aesthetics of Chinese Calligraphy
908980
TuWTh
12-350PM MANDE219
Li
Summer Session 1. Request permission to enroll via Virtual Advising Center (VAC) to the Dept. of Visual Arts

Special Enrollment Requirements

  • VIS 105D, to enroll in this course you must request permission via Virtual Advising Center  to the Department of Visual Arts.

Spring 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
HITO 87: Freshman Seminar: Ming China in Short Stories
902449 TBA

TBA

Schneewind
Enroll via WebReg. This is a 1 unit Freshman Seminar
HILD 12: 20th Century East Asia 
See
TritonLink

LEC

MWF

12-1250PM CENTR 119

Matsumura This course is only compatible with the minor. Enroll via section using WebReg.
HIEA 123: China the Ming Dynasty  CANCELLED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED CANCELLED
HIEA 132: History of the People's Republic of China
902274 TuTh

1230-150PM
WLH2204

Gerth FULL
HIEA 133: 20th Century China & Cultural History
902275
MW
5-750PM PCYNH121
Pickowicz
FULL
HIEA 138: Women & the Chinese Revolution
902276
TuTh
11-1220PM CSB 004
Lu
Enroll via WebReg
HIEA 171: Society & Culture in Pre-Modern China
902278
Th
2-450PM HSS 4025
Lu 
Request permisssion from Professor Lu & Dept. of History to enroll in this seminar.
LTEA 120A: Chinese Films
LAB for Visions of the City

895796

TuTh
TBA
1230-150PM CENTR 115
TBA
Zhang
FULL
MUS 111: World Music Traditions Chinese Opera
896946
TuTh
1230-150PM CPMC 127
Guy
Enroll via WebReg
POLI 130B: Politics - People's Republic of China
901546
MWF
10-1050AM WLH2204
Wu
Enroll via WebReg
POLI 131C: Chinese Revolution
897776
M
5-750PM CSB 004
Hoston
Enroll via WebReg
VIS 105E: Calligraphy as an Instillation
899172
MW
3-550PM MANDE219
Li
Request permission to enroll via Virtual Advising Center (VAC) to the Dept. of Visual Arts
VIS 127N: 20th Century Art of China and Japan
899183
MW
6-720PM CENTR 109
Bryson
FULL
IRGN 490: Graduate Seminar in International Pacific Affairs China's Development
903554
MW
11-1220PM RBC 1328
Jia
Permission from Prof. Jia required. You must request permission with an ADD CARD to the professor & GPS Advising
IRGN 490: Graduate Seminar in International Pacific Affairs China in the Global Economic Order
903563
TuTh
1230-150PM RBC 3202
Shi
Permission from Prof. Shi required. You must request permission with an ADD CARD to the professor & GPS Advising

Special Enrollment Requirements

  • HILD 12, is a lower-division East Asian history course that is only compatible with a Chinese Studies minor
  • LTEA 120A, you must enroll and attend both the lab and the lecture.
  • HIEA 171, is a seminar in Chinese History. You need permission from Professor Lu w1lu@ucsd.edu to take this course and then you should contact the Department of History for authorization to enroll. One four unit seminar is required for a Chinese Studies major
  • VIS 105E, 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 105E and will respond with important instructions. VIS 105D is the pre-requisite. You must acquire permission from Professor Huai Li at h3li@ucsd.edu.
  • IRGN 490 are graduate courses 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.

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 Society 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 is 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 one 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 Language & 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
Available
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 Asian Political 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: 1/11/2017