2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chinese Minor

General Requirements for Minors

Minors are available in Chinese, French, and Spanish. French and Spanish minors are required to take six upper-division courses in the appropriate language area beyond the intermediate level, preferably two 200-level courses and four 300-level courses.

One departmental elective taught in English (an ML course), or other courses taught in English with a French and Francophone focus (French minors) may be included among the six courses. 

Students who minor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and study abroad must take half of their course requirements for the minor at Loyola. Upon their return from study abroad, all students with a minor in Chinese, French, or Spanish must take one 300-level course in the language of their minor at Loyola.

Specific Requirements for Minors:

In Chinese, the six courses required for the minor are as follows:

  • Two CI 200- or 300-level courses
  • Two CI 300-level courses
  • One CI 200-level course, or one CI 300-level course, or one ML course
  • One China-related ML 300-level course (ML 301 ML 306 ML 309 ML 310 ML 315 ML 324 , and ML 340 


Besides the traditional Minor in Chinese, French, or Spanish, students may elect to apply some approved departmental courses to an interdisciplinary Minor in Asian Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Italian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, or Medieval Studies.