Chinese Program

Chinese Program Resources 汉语学习

Chinese Club Reassembles Dragon (Mike, Colton, Dillan, Kelly).

Fall 2023

- Chinese 101: MWF, 11:00am - 11:50am Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent. Satisfies Major and Minor requirement. 
- Chinese 203: TuTh 9:30am - 10:45am. Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent. Satisfies Major and Minor requirement.
- Chinese 212 Chinese Literature, Film, and Culture: TR 9:30-10:45AM. Satisfies Major and Minor requirement.

Major and Minor Information

- Chinese Study-abroad Centers Include:
   > Beijing Normal University (Beijing) []
   > Tunghai University (Taiwan) []


Program Director

Dr. Jing Luo
Department of Languages and Cultures

Current Leaders (2021):
President: Michael Steele
Vice President: Kelly Wien
Secretary: Katie King
Communication/PR Manager: Sevonne Brockington
Treasurer: Troy Riner

Seven BU students who double-major in Chinese spent an inspiring semester at Beijing Normal University in Spring 2017. The Chinese Major requires study abroad and a transfer of 15 credits. The photo was taken at “The Laker’s” a pub next to BNU campus where international students enjoy hanging out.

Chinese Group Beijing Normal University

From left: Katherine Neteler, Chinese and Speech Pathology; Danielle Franklin, Chinese and Business; Alexis Mendoza, Chinese and Anthropology; Joey Waack, Chinese and Business; Ashabria Mangum, Chinese and Political Science; Jordan Collins, Chinese and Sociology (Jordan continues to study at BNU in fall 2018 beyond required courses. His endeavor is to be fluent in the language); Anastasia Timofeeva, Chinese and Engineering; Dr. Jing Luo

Study Abroad Tips for Beijing Normal University

Congratulations to Katie Thomas for being accepted by the Graduate School at West Virginia University. She will study Chinese and Linguistics starting Fall 2023.

Deanna Nicole Barnes, an education Major and Chinese Minor, taught in Beijing and now in France. Deanna's story.

Robert Lawson, Business and Chinese Major. Studied at BNU 2019.

Rees Scott, class 2020, Computer Forensics Major/Chinese Minor, got a job at forensics firm, His Chinese proficiency proved to be a highlight in job interview. Congratulations, Rees!

Jordan Collins graduated from BU in 2020 with a BA in Chinese. He is now employed by MaxEn 迈格森, an education firm in Beijing. Jordan is planning to open a brewery in Beijing with his wife, once his wife graduates from Beijing Normal University. Jordan studied at BNU where he met his wife. Video of Jordan pursuing his passion at BU.

Emanuel Escobar taught English in China and Japan after graduation.

Ashabria Mangum teaches in EF in Beijing.

Rachel Cimera teaches English in China. Video showcasing Rachel's experience.

Anastasia Timofeeva studies physics and engineering at PennState.

illustration of Carver Hall