Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Studies)

BA (Chinese Studies) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Studies) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for employment in industry as a China specialist, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research in Chinese Studies.

The BA (Chinese Studies) comprises 6 core Chinese language units and 4 elective units specific to the Chinese Studies discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project with is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Chinese Studies).

Units in the BA (Chinese Studies) major include:


Chinese Studies Core (6 units)

* WACE  Chinese students start with Elementary Chinese 1 & 2 and take Advanced Chinese 1 & 2 in their 3rd year.


Chinese Studies Electives (choose 4 units)


Research Core (3 units)


Common Core (3 units)


General Electives (choose 7 units)