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Modern Chinese Language and Culture (Minor, Cert)

Program type
Minor
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Duration
1 year
Start term
Fall, Winter

Why study Modern Chinese Language and Culture?

The Minor and the Certificate in Modern Chinese Language and Culture programs aim to provide a level of language competency — speaking, understanding, reading and writing — in Mandarin Chinese. In addition, through the inclusion of courses on culture, literature and other related topics offered by Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics and other departments (History, Religion, and Political Science), the program provides a broad overview of Chinese culture and civilization.

Program structure

Program options

  • Minor in Modern Chinese Language and Culture (30 credits) 
  • Certificate in Modern Chinese Language and Culture (30 credits)


Courses


Exchange programs

Concordia International, in collaboration with the various faculties and the School of Graduate Studies, administers student exchange and internships with Concordia's partner universities and other institutions of higher learning around the world. This exchange enhances relationships between the people and cultures of different countries and promotes international education.

Participating students remain registered at Concordia University and spend from one term to one academic year taking courses, doing research, or participating in an internship program. For complete details, please see the Undergraduate Calendar.

Exchange programs can take several forms, including:


Admission requirements

Minimum cut-off averages

  • Quebec CEGEP: 20
  • High School: C+
  • University Transfers (internal/external): C
  • Bacc. français: 11
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 26

Native speakers or applicants with advanced language skills are not eligible for admission.


Course requirements for admission

No specific courses required. However:


Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.

After your degree

Thanks to Concordia's emphasis on taking an interdisciplinary approach to your field of study, you'll graduate with a depth of knowledge informed by an understanding of how your subject connects to the wider world. You'll be ideally positioned to succeed in a professional role that demands rigorous analytical thinking, sharp communication skills and the ability to approach problem-solving from multiple dimensions. 

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