A minor in Chinese Studies consists of at least three lower-division courses (a minimum of twelve units) and four upper-division courses (a minimum of sixteen units). Each course must be taken for letter grade. The seven courses must selected from across three different departments or programs. All seven courses must be unique to the minor and cannot be shared with a major or another minor, overlapping with college requirement may be permitted, consult with your college regarding restrictions. No more than three Chinese language courses may be applied towards the minor. For students wishing to apply courses taken abroad towards the minor, you will need to petition each course and certain restrictions apply. Please consult with the program coordinator regarding: the student petition process, the minimum unit requirement for courses abroad, which type of course qualify and what combination is applicable for each particular student. AP credits do not count towards the minor.
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