University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE CULTURE & LANGUAGE
 

Subject: INTS

Course Number : 0115

Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE CULTURE & LANGUAGE

Course Description:

This course surveys Chinese culture and language in both verbal and nonverbal communication forms. Beginning with a brief overview of political and historical differences between The People’s Republic of China and The Republic of China (Taiwan), it explores elements of Chinese family structures, food, traditional holidays, social art, and leisure activities. Basic conversational Chinese language and rudiments of traditional Chinese writing will be utilized throughout the course. This course is recommended for anyone who is interested in China/Taiwan, as well those interested in cross-cultural communication.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Cultures       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  none

Course Level: lower level