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China Studies

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School of Humanities and Sciences

Explore a variety of perspectives in Chinese language, culture, and history.

What You'll Study

The mission of the undergraduate program in Chinese is to expose students to a variety of perspectives in Chinese language, culture, and history by providing them with training in writing and communication, literature, and civilization. Emphasis in courses is on developing powers of critical thinking and expression that serve students well no matter what their ultimate career goals are. The program prepares students for diverse professions and enterprises, including business, government service, and academia.

To major in Chinese, students may declare under East Asian Studies with a subplan in Chinese. Students may also get a minor in East Asian Studies with a subplan in Chinese.

To learn more, visit East Asian Languages and Cultures

Degrees Offered

  • BA
  • Minor
  • Honors

More Information

Questions?

Email aitran@stanford.edu

Related Links 

Stanford Language Center