2016-2017 College Catalog 
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2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chinese, A.A.

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The Chinese Program offers lower-division preparation for students who plan on transferring to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Chinese. Students planning to transfer and/or earn this associate degree may also need to complete additional requirements or electives required by the transfer institution, as many have unique admissions and preparation-for-the-major requirements. Students should meet with a counselor to identify required courses and to develop a written plan for their targeted university.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of Chinese vocabulary.
  • Use proficient conversational skills in Chinese.
  • Read and write in Chinese.
  • Demonstrate introductory cultural and historic knowledge of Chinese speaking people.

Required Courses

Total Units for the Major: 24

Associate in Arts Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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