The program is focused on cultivating talents in Teaching Chinese as a Second or Foreign Language. The courses of the program are intended to cultivate students’ instructional skills in listening, conversation, reading, writing as well as cultural knowledge. Students will learn to teach non-native speakers of Chinese, including foreign individuals, overseas Chinese, and new immigrants.
The program consists of three compulsory core courses and various elective courses in the modules of Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, and Chinese Cultures and Society.
Students will receive a Certificate of Completion upon completion of 8 courses (earning a minimum of 18 credits) and obtaining a proof of their foreign language skills.