Coursework

Sample Intensive Curriculum (Semester System)

 
Year/Rank
 
Chinese Coursework
Non-language Major and GECs 
Exit Point Result
AY1
Undergrad
USA Flag1st-level Chinese
10 semester credits
GECs 
AY2
Undergrad
USA Flag2nd/3rd-level intensive
20 semester credits
GECs 
Su AY3
Undergrad
China Flag4th-level intensive
6 semester credits
  
AY3
Undergrad/Grad
USA Flag5th-level and domain tutorial
17 semester credits
Major & GECs 
Su AY4   
AY4
Undergrad/Grad
USA Flag6th-level content classes and domain tutorial
17 semester credits
Major & GECsGraduate here with Bachelor's degree(s) and OSU Chinese Flagship Certification
Su AY5   
AY5
Undergrad/Grad
USA Flag7th-level content classes
12 semester credits
Major & GECs 
Su AY6
Grad
China FlagPre-capstone summer program  
AY6
Grad
China FlagCapstone internship & Chinese university direct enrollment
Defend master's project
 Graduate here with Bachelor's degree(s) and MA in East Asian Languages & Literatures
 
 
The following courses may be taken in fulfillment of requirements for OSU Chinese Flagship Certification:

 

Level
Course
number
Semester credits
Course descriptions
Instructional goals
One
1101.01
1101.02
1101.51
1102.01
1102.02
1102.51
5
5
5
5
5
1/5
Beginning 1 Classroom
Beginning 1 Summer Immersion
Beginning 1 Individualized
Beginning 2 Classroom
Beginning 2 Summer Immersion
Beginning 2 I.I.
Performed culture materials and instruction delivered in classroom and in individualized instruction. Emphasis on recognizing and responding to situations and events in Chinese culture. Writing focused on spoken language events. FACT/ACT management of instructional time.
 
Two
1103.1
1103.2
1103.51
2102
2141.01
2141.02
2151.01
2151.51
5
5
1-5
5
5
5
5
1-5
Early Intermediate Classroom
Early Intermediate Summer Immersion
Early Intermediate Individualized
Intermediate Classroom
Intermediate Spoken Intensive
Intermediate Summer Immersion
Intermediate Written Intensive
Intermediate Written Intensive Individualized
Performed culture materials and instruction delivered in classroom and in individualized instruction. Emphasis on recognizing and responding to situations and events in Chinese culture. Gradual introduction of film, television, and print media materials. Written compositions focused on narrative. FACT/ACT management of instructional time.
 
Three
4101
4102
4142.01
4142.02
4152.01
4152.51
5
5
5
5
5
1-5
Late Intermediate Classroom 1
Late Intermediate Classroom 2
Late Intermediate Spoken Intensive
Late Intermediate Spoken Summer Immersion
Late Intermediate Written Intensive
Late Intermediate Written Intensive Individualized
Performed culture materials and instruction are balanced with materials from film, video, and contemporary journalism. Focus on recognizing and describing formal communicative events and building and directing extended discourses. Written composition focuses on written style language and written genre. FACT is delivered in Chinese most of the time.
 
Four
5101.01
5101.02
5101.51
5102.01
5102.02
5102.51
6193
3
3
1-3
3
3
3
3
Advanced 1 Classroom
Advanced 1 Summer Immersion
Advanced 1 Individualized
Advanced 2 Classroom
Advanced 2 Summer Immersion
Advanced 2 Individualized
Independent Study
Materials predominantly taken from contemporary media and instruction focused on eliciting responses appropriate to the social expectations of Chinese of different ages and social roles. Written compositions are focused on commonly recognized genre. Instruction in Chinese only.
Five
5103
5104
7151
 
3
3
3
 
Chun Cao 1: novel and video series (fall)
Cun Cao 2: novel and video series (spring)
Scholarly Readings 1 (optional)
 
Original materials only. Focus on spoken and written narratives. Engagement with Chinese beyond the coursework. Narrowing down on topics of long-term interest. Classroom communication follows along Chinese expectations.
 
Six-1
(fall)
7152
7660
7617
7655
7671.51
3
3
3
3
5
Scholarly Reading 2
Professional Networking and Relations
Contemporary Chinese Media
Language in China
Domain I: Research and topic development
Deepening knowledge of a chosen domain. Performance requirements for formal social roles and capacity to analyze contrasting social expectations. Development of research topic. Developing Chinese style teacher-student relations.
 
Six-2
(spring)
7615
7650
7670
7701
7672.51
6194
3
3
3
3
5
3
Chinese Perspectives on China’s Civilization
Negotiation in Chinese Culture
Literary Language in Modern Mandarin
Pedagogical Syntax
Domain II: Research and Proposal DevelopmentService in Chinese community (can be taken later)
Deepening exploration and understanding of fundamental Chinese concepts and attitudes. Develop ability to recognize and respond to necessary or preferred social maneuvers. Successfully function in Chinese-style teacher-student relation.
 
Seven
6998
6999
 
Masters Project
Masters Thesis
Work with faculty advisor during capstone year in China

 

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