Asian Studies–Chinese Concentration, A.A.-B.A.

This is a suggested course plan. It is highly recommended that you meet regularly with your academic advisor to determine your course selection and progress toward graduation.

Students who transfer to UNC under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) have all lower-level General Education requirements completed, but must complete these requirements through transfer or UNC coursework: Global Language, Research and Discovery, Lifetime Fitness, Communication Beyond Carolina, Campus Life Experience, and, where applicable, Supplemental General Education. Students who do not transfer in under the CAA should work closely with their advisor to determine which requirements apply to them for the IDEAs in Action General Education curriculum.

This catalog also includes a complete list of requirements for the Asian Studies major, B.A.–Chinese Concentration degree.

North Carolina Community College

UGETC Curriculum

UGETCEnglish composition (ENG 111 + ENG 112 = UNC ENGL 105)6
UGETCHumanities/Fine Arts/Communications (3 courses recommended from at least 3 different disciplines; see UGETC list below)9
UGETCSocial/Behavioral Science (3 courses from at least 2 different disciplines; see UGETC list below)9
UGETCMathematics (see UGETC list below)3-4
UGETCNatural Sciences (see UGETC list below)4
Total Hours31-32

Additional General Education Courses

CHI 111Elementary Chinese I (UNC CHIN 101) 23
CHI 112Elementary Chinese II (UNC CHIN 102) 23
CHI 211Intermediate Chinese I (UNC CHIN 203) 23
CHI 212Intermediate Chinese II (UNC CHIN 204) 1, 33
Elective1-2
Total Hours13-14

Other Required Hours

ACA 122College Transfer Success (UNC GENR ---)1
Electives14
Total Hours15
Total Community College Hours60-61
1

Required in the Major

2

Prerequisite for major courses. The first three levels of Chinese (CHIN) can count toward the General Education Global Language requirement and have not been included as additional hours for the major.  Transfer credit for CHIN 203 fulfills the IDEAs in Action GLBL-LANG requirement.

3

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies requires that all students with prior knowledge of Chinese take a placement test. The beginning language course at UNC is decided by the placement (not by test credit or transfer credit).  The Chinese language program has two tracks, A (regular) and B (heritage), and a student’s initial placement also determines which track they will be on. Students are encouraged to take all four levels of the language at the NCCC if they are able.

UNC-Chapel Hill

Semester 5

CHIN 305Advanced Chinese I 1, 23
Major culture Course 1, 33
Minor course #1 or Sup Ed course #1 3
LFIT ---Lifetime Fitness1
Electives or IDEAs in Action Requirements6
Total Hours16

Semester 6

CHIN 306Advanced Chinese II 13
Major culture course 1, 33
Minor course #2 or Sup Ed course #23
Electives or IDEAs in Action Requirements6
Total Hours15

Semester 7

CHIN 407IDEAs in Action General Education logo Readings in Modern Chinese I 13
Major culture course 1, 33
Minor course #3 or Sup Ed course #33
Minor course #4 or elective3
Elective or IDEAs in Action Requirement3
Total Hours15

Semester 8

CHIN 408IDEAs in Action General Education logo Readings in Modern Chinese II 13
Major culture course 1, 33
Minor course #5 or elective3
Electives or IDEAs in Action Requirements6
Total Hours15
1

Required in the Major

2

This sample plan assumes placement into CHIN 305.  However, a transfer student’s initial placement could be lower (even if they completed four semesters in community college), higher, or on the other track entirely, and their path through the major would change accordingly. Please refer to the major sample plans for a broader idea of the options.  Incoming transfer students are also strongly advised to consult the department about their initial course selections; departmental advising is subsequently required every fall semester.

3

See major requirements in this Catalog for a list of culture courses.

UGETC Course List (A.A. Curriculum) 

English Composition (two courses)6
ENG 111Writing & Inquiry 1
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disciplines 1
Humanities/Fine Arts (three courses from at least two different disciplines)9
ART 111Art Appreciation (UNC GENR 111)
ART 114Art History Survey I (UNC ARTH 151)
ART 115 Art History Survey II (UNC ARTH 152)
COM 120Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (UNC COMM 120), OR
COM 231
Public Speaking (UNC COMM 113)
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation (UNC DRAM 116)
ENG 231American Literature I (UNC ENGL 128) 2
ENG 232American Literature II (UNC ENGL 128) 2
ENG 241British Literature I (UNC ENGL 120) 2
ENG 242British Literature II (UNC ENGL 121) 2
MUS 110Music Appreciation (UNC MUSC 141)
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz (UNC MUSC 145)
PHI 215Philosophical Issues (UNC PHIL 101) 2
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics (UNC PHIL 160) 2
Social/Behavioral Science (three coures from at least two different disciplines)9
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics (UNC GENR 119) 3
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics (UNC GENR 119) 3
HIS 111World Civilizations I (UNC GENR 113)
HIS 112World Civilizations II (UNC GENR 113)
HIS 131American History I (UNC HIST 127)
HIS 132American History II (UNC HIST 128)
POL 120American Government (UNC POLI 100)
PSY 150General Psychology (UNC PSYC 101)
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology (UNC SOCI 101)
Mathematics (select one course)3-4
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy (UNC MATH 118)
MAT 152Statistical Methods I (UNC STOR 155)
MAT 171Pre-calculus Algebra (UNC MATH 110P)
Natural Sciences (select 4 SCH from the following courses):4
AST 111/111ADescriptive Astronomy I and Lab (UNC ASTR 101/100L)
AST 151/151AGeneral Astronomy I and lab I (UNC ASTR 101/100L)
BIO 110Principles of Biology (UNC GENR 116)
BIO 111General Biology (UNC BIOL 101/101L + BIOL 103)
CHM 151General Chemistry I (UNC CHEM 101/101L)
GEL 111Introduction Geology (UNC GEOL 101/101L)
PHY 110/110AConceptual Physics and Lab (UNC PHYS 101)
Total Hours31-32

IDEAs In Action Requirements not covered by the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement that could be completed at the Community College:

COM 231 (UNC COMM 113) can fulfill COMMBEYOND; COM 120 (UNC COMM 120), CHM 2512 (UNC CHEM 261 + CHEM 262L) or CHM 2522  (UNC CHEM 262 + CHEM 262L) can fulfill RESEARCH, and PED 110 (LFIT 998) can fulfill LIFE-FIT.

1

Students who complete both ENG 111 and 112 receive credit for UNC ENGL 100 + ENGL 105.

2

Course may have prerequisite(s). Consult the North Carolina Community College Combined Course Library for most current information.

3

ECO 251 + 252 = UNC ECON 101 + UNC GENR 119.

Additional Resources

Applying to Carolina

Advising and Community College Course Selection

  • For UGETC, Pre-Major, Elective, or GEC course options, please refer to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement transfer course list.
  • Students should work with their community college academic advisor to ensure appropriate course selection for AA/AS degree completion.

Additional Resources

  • To find out how your N.C. community college coursework will transfer to UNC, please view the transfer credit list for your community college campus.