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The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations offers B.A., M.A., and PhD degrees in Chinese literature and culture. The department also cooperates with a special program in Comparative Literature to offer a PhD in comparative literature with a focus on Chinese literature. The department offers language courses in Chinese (Mandarin) to degree-seeking students as well as non-degree seeking students. To determine the appropriate level of languge course before enrolling, students with experience in the language are required to take a Language Placement Exam. This exam is administered through the Anderson Language and Technology Center (ALTEC). Please visit the ALTEC website and click on the link to the exam.


Please select from the following options to learn more about our program.

Chinese Major

Chinese Minor

Chinese Joint B.A./M.A. Program

Chinese M.A. Program

Chinese Dual M.A. Program

Chinese PhD Program

What to do with this degree

Special Opportunities

Study Abroad