Chinese Literature and Culture (ECH)
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The bolded first line begins with a capitalized abbreviation that designates the subject area followed by the course number and title. The credit hour value is also displayed.
Components: Indicates that the course has multiple components, such as lecture (LEC) and laboratory (LAB). The corresponding component hours are included in parentheses. For example, LEC (2), LAB (3).
The course description outlines what topics are covered in the course.
Prerequisites: Coursework to be completed and/or requirements required before taking the course.
Corequisites: Course(s) that must be taken in the same term.
"Recommended courses": Prerequisites or corequisites that are not required for enrollment in a particular course but would aid the student in successful completion of that course.
General Education Key: Indicates the General Education area for which the course may fulfill a requirement.
- SD - Science Distributive Requirement
- BSD - Behavioral and Social Science Distributive Requirement
- HD - Humanities Distributive Requirement
- AD - Arts Distributive Requirement
- EC - English Composition Requirement
- PS - Public Speaking Requirement
- I - Interdisciplinary Requirement
- J - Diverse Communities Requirement
- W - Writing Emphasis Requirement
- F - Foreign Languages Culture Cluster
- AR - Arabic Culture Cluster
- ASL - American Sign Language Culture Cluster
- CC - Classical Civilizations Culture Cluster
- FA - French & Francophone Area Culture Cluster
- GER - German Culture Cluster
- IT - Italian Culture Cluster
- REE - Russian & Eastern European Culture Cluster
- SP - Spanish Culture Cluster
Distance Education: Indicates if a course is approved to be offered via distance education. See the class schedule for details.
Typically Offered: Indicates what semester the course is typically offered.
Repeatable for Credit: Indicates if a student can take the course again and obtain credit.
Cross Listed: Indicates if there are any other course offerings that are considered equivalent to the course listing.
ECH 199. Chinese Culture Cluster Transfer Credits. 3 Credits.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
ECH 304. Contemporary Chinese Cinema and Society. 3 Credits.
This course provides an introduction to contemporary Chinese cinema and society, with focus on 1978 to the present in terms of cinema language, style, movement, institutional transformation, censorship, youth culture, and social concerns as well as the government's policy on language and its effect on language used in cinema. Also studied are how the various forces, such as politics, economy, and globalization shape present Chinese cinema and society. Hollywood and European art cinema will also be discussed because of their interaction with Chinese cinema.
ECH 380. Chinese Business Culture. 3 Credits.
A study of how traditional and modern Chinese culture and thought affect business operations and behaviors in China.
Gen Ed Attribute: Foreign Language Culture Cluster.