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Undergraduate Education in New Brunswick/Piscataway
Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students
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Programs, Faculty, and Courses
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Course Notation Information
Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Courses in English
Courses in Chinese
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
General Information
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Chinese 165 Courses in English  

Courses in English

01:165:111,112Chinese Calligraphy (2,2) Principles, techniques, and art of Chinese calligraphy; techniques of using the Chinese writing brush, writing styles, and construction of Chinese characters. No previous knowledge of Chinese necessary. For Chinese language students, recommended to be taken simultaneously with 01:165:101,102.
01:165:125Introduction to Chinese Civilization (3) Material and cultural achievements of Chinese civilization, includingsuch areas as the fine arts, literature, religion, and thought.
01:165:210Characteristics of the Chinese Language (3) Phonology, grammar, and the writing system of Mandarin Chinese; brief discussion of other major dialects of China; the influence of the Chinese language on Asian languages; the role of language in Chinese culture.
01:165:220Chinese Classics and Thought: I-Ching,  Introduction to the I-Ching or Book of Changes, Taoism, Confucianism,and Chinese Buddhism, with emphasis on their origins and interrelations, their influence on Chinese culture, and on their values in the modern world.
01:165:241Chinese Literature in Translation I: Prose and Poetry (3) Chinese literature from early times to the 14th century, with emphasis on poetry and on both philosophical and historical prose.
01:165:242Chinese Literature in Translation II: Popular Fiction and Drama (3) Chinese literature from the 14th century to the present, with emphasis on novels, short stories, and drama.
01:165:262The Chinese Cinema (3) Cinematic developments in China in the past two decades. Topics reflecting the emergence of a new aesthetic, and recent political, social, and cultural changes.
01:165:264Chinese Drama and Performing Arts (3) Survey of Chinese dramatic performance from traditional times to the present, including opera, storytelling, and shadow plays, focusing on regional origins and variations.
01:165:310Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature in Translation (3) Chinese interests from the 1920s to the present, with emphasis on themes of identity and national crisis.
01:165:341,342Major Traditions in Chinese Thought (3,3) Rise and development of pristine Confucianism, Mohism, Taoism, Legalism, the School of Names, Sinicized Buddhism, and Neo-Confucianism; their influences on Chinese civilization, their reevaluation in the light of new tendencies of thought after contact with the West.
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