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Jing Shen
Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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The minor in Chinese requires a total of five courses which must include the two-year language sequence (CN 101/102, CN 201/202) or their equivalents. The fifth course should be chosen from among the following:

  • AH 203A Arts of the Silk Road
  • CN 302H East Meets West: Chinese Cinema
  • CN 301H Heroes and Anti-Heroes in Chinese Literature
  • CN 268A Love and Justice in Chinese Theater
  • CN 208G Gender and Sexuality in Asian Literature
  • CN 288G Chinese Pop Culture
  • CN 228G Chinese Martial Arts in Literature and Film
  • PO 335S Government and Politics of China

    Minors who transfer credit (from the U.S. or abroad) are required to take at least one advanced course in Chinese at Eckerd.

Eckerd in China

In addition to Chinese language at Eckerd, we've also sent our choir to China and have a language immersion Winter Term course where students study Chinese language at East China Normal University, Shanghai, while exploring this legendary port city and experiencing first hand the vitality of this dynamic economic power-house of the twenty first century.