Placement Information

World Languages and Cultures


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Enrolling in the Right Course

This table provides you with suggested courses based on your language background. If you have any additional questions concerning what course you should take, please contact Professor Weiqing Zhang (zhangw@d.umn.edu) for more information. Native or heritage speakers of Chinese should also consult Professor Zhang about appropriate placement.

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Beginning Chinese I
(CHIN 1101, Fall Semester only)

never before studied Chinese, or taken one year of a Chinese language course in high school

Beginning Chinese II
(CHIN 1102, Spring Semester only)

taken two years of recent high school Chinese language courses

Intermediate Chinese I
(CHIN 1201, Fall Semester only)

taken three years of high school Chinese language courses

Intermediate Chinese II
(CHIN 1202, Spring Semester only)

taken 4 years of high school Chinese language courses

CHIN 3xxx

taken 5 years of high school Chinese language courses (instructor permission required)