CUGS - Chinese

CUGS - Chinese

Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Chinese


CUGS in Chinese Program Guide
Application for Completion of CUG

Christine Larsen-Britt
Program Advisor
Bunce Hall, Suite 218

The Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Chinese (Major Code U105), which may be declared either in the department of World Languages in Bunce Hall, Suite 305, or with Christine Larsen-Britt ( of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Office, Bunce Hall, Suite 257, recognizes students' completion of 12 s.h. in Chinese, which corresponds to Intermediate-level proficiency in the language. Intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language is a valuable credential, as it represents the ability to live independently in a foreign country with a substantial degree of success. In general, according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Intermediate-level speakers are able to create with the language, combining and recombining learned material to provide personal information, speak in sentences on a variety of familiar topics, ask questions, and initiate, sustain and conclude a simple social or transactional task.

Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Chinese 12 s.h.
The requirements include the following four, 3 s.h. courses:
CHIN 07.101 Elementary Chinese I
CHIN 07.102 Elementary Chinese II
CHIN 07.201 Intermediate Chinese I
CHIN 07.211 Intermediate Chinese II

Students may satisfy program requirements through coursework completed at Rowan University, transfer credits obtained from coursework at other institutions, and study abroad. Credits obtained from higher level coursework in Chinese may also be transferred in to substitute for any of the four courses listed above.

All courses must be passed with a letter grade of "C-" or better and no courses may be taken P/NC. Students planning to Study Abroad must meet with the Coordinator in order to determine course equivalents.