Sheridan's Chinese Studies major may be taken on either a full-time or part-time basis and is open to both domestic and international students.

Indicative Course Plan (Full-time student)

Year 1 Semester 1
CN101 Beginner Chinese 1
HU140 Creative Thinking
RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 1 Semester 2
CN102 Beginner Chinese 2
CS100 Introduction to Christianity
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 1
CN201 Intermediate Chinese 1
HU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics
+1 Chinese Studies Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 2
CN202 Intermediate Chinese 2
CS200 Survey of the Bible
RS292 Introduction to Research Methods
+1 Chinese Studies Elective

Year 3 Semester 1
CN301 Advanced Chinese 1
CS300 Christianity as a Worldview
RS393 Research Project
+1 Chinese Studies Elective

Year 3 Semester 2
CN302 Advanced Chinese 2
+1 Chinese Studies Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

List of available units in the Chinese Studies major

Chinese Studies core units

  • CN101 Beginner Chinese 1 (for students who have not taken ATAR Chinese)
  • CN102 Beginner Chinese 2 (for students who have not taken ATAR Chinese)
  • CN201 Intermediate Chinese 1
  • CN202 Intermediate Chinese 2
  • CN301 Advanced Chinese 1
  • CN302 Advanced Chinese 2
  • CN311 Advanced Chinese 3 (for students who have taken ATAR Chinese)
  • CN312 Advanced Chinese 4 (for students who have taken ATAR Chinese)

Chinese Studies electives

  • CN320 Advanced Chinese: Writing
  • CN330 Advanced Chinese: Teaching and Pedagogy
  • CN332 Advanced Chinese: Translation
  • HT207 Chinese Diaspora in Modern World History
  • HT235 World War II in Asia
  • HT354 History of Buddhism
  • LT233 Lu Xun and Modern Chinese Literature of the May 4th Era
  • LT331 A Hundred Schools of Thought: The "Golden Age" of Chinese Philosophy
  • LT332 Dreamers, Dissidents and Dissolutes: Poets of Ancient China
  • PL331 Understanding Contemporary China
  • SO231 Contemporary Asian Medias

Common Arts Core units

  • HU140 Creative Thinking
  • BU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics

Common Christian Studies Core units

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview

Common Research Core units

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project

General electives

  • 6 units chosen from any academic discipline