Dec 11, 2019  
Graduate Record 2011-2012 
    
Graduate Record 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Course Descriptions


 

Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 5410 - Advanced Biological Chemistry I


    Introduces the components of biological macromolecules and the principles behind their observed structures. Examines the means by which enzymes catalyze transformations of other molecules, emphasizing the chemical principles involved, and describes key metabolic cycles and pathways, the enzymes that catalyze these reactions, and the ways in which these pathways are regulated. Three class hours (Y) Prerequisites: One year of biochemistry; one year of organic chemistry; one semester of thermodyanmics.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 5420 - Advanced Biological Chemistry II


    Covers three main areas: (1) the structure and function of biological membranes, (2) complex biochemical systems and processes, including photosynthesis, oxidative phosphorylation, vision, neurotransmission, hormonal regulation, muscle contraction and microtubules, and (3) molecular biology, including DNA metabolism, protein synthesis, regulation of gene expression and recombinant DNA methodology. Three class hours,. (Y) Prerequistes: CHEM 7430 or permission of instructor.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 5450 - Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms


    Studies the mechanisms of enzymatic catalysis of organic reactions, emphasizing the transformation of substrates to products rather than focusing on protein chemistry. Includes the application of physical organic techniques to the study of enzymatic reactions. Major reaction types considered include hydrolases, group transfer reactions, coenzyme-catalyzed reactions, biological redox reactions, eliminations, racemizations, and aldol cleavage reactions. Considers the regulation of enzymatic activity and the validity of current techniques of investigating enzyme catalysis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 5559 - New Course in Chemistry


    New course in the subject of chemistry.



    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    CHEM 5599 - Tutorial in Electronic Structure Modeling


    We develop the theoretical foundation for modern methods of electronic structure methods, and apply these to a range of molecular properties with the help of software suites including Gaussian, Spartan, and GAMESS Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 5710 - Analytical Chemistry


    Study of the utilization of modern analytical instrumentation for chemical analysis. Includes emission and mass spectrometry, ultraviolet, visible, and infrared absorption spectroscopy, atomic absorption, electrical methods of analysis, chromatography, neutron activation analysis, and X-ray methods.  Corequisite: CHEM 3410 or CHEM 3810 or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 5730 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry


    Advanced level survey of instrumental methods of analysis, theory and application of spectrochemical, electrochemical techniques; separations, surfaces, special topics, and recent developments from the literature.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 5740 - Analytical Chemistry: Separations


    Theory and practice of separation science are introduced. Topics include theoretical aspects of separations, including equilibrium theory, flow, diffusion, and solution theory. Major analytical separation techniques covered include liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and capillary electrophoresis. Prerequisite: CHEM 5710 or Permission of Instructor



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 7010 - Research Seminar I


    Entering graduate students attend departmental seminars and colloquia. These lectures expose the student to a wide range of the latest theoretical and experimental topics in chemistry. Chemistry 7010, 7020, and 7030 provide graduate students with an introduction to the theory and practice of scientific research and professional development. Issues of safety in the laboratory, literature searching, ethical conduct in research, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, federal funding agencies, job opportunities in academe, industry, and national laboratories, curriculum vitae/résumé writing, web-site creation, and effective written and oral communication skills are discussed. Students are required to attend departmental seminars and colloquia in order to learn about a broad range of current experimental and theoretical topics in chemistry. Each student will prepare at least one oral and one written presentation for the class. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 7020 - Research Seminar II


    Entering graduate students attend departmental seminars and colloquia. These lectures expose the student to a wide range of the latest theoretical and experimental topics in chemistry. Chemistry 7010, 7020, and 7030 provide graduate students with an introduction to the theory and practice of scientific research and professional development. Issues of safety in the laboratory, literature searching, ethical conduct in research, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, federal funding agencies, job opportunities in academe, industry, and national laboratories, curriculum vitae/résumé writing, web-site creation, and effective written and oral communication skills are discussed. Students are required to attend departmental seminars and colloquia in order to learn about a broad range of current experimental and theoretical topics in chemistry. Each student will prepare at least one oral and one written presentation for the class. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 7030 - Research Seminar III


    Entering graduate students attend departmental seminars and colloquia. These lectures expose the student to a wide range of the latest theoretical and experimental topics in chemistry. Chemistry 7010, 7020, and 7030 provide graduate students with an introduction to the theory and practice of scientific research and professional development . Issues of savety in the laboratory, literature searching, ethical conduct in research, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, federal funding agencies, job opportunities in academe, industry, and national laboratories, curriculum vitae/resume writing, web-site creation, and effective written and oral communication skills are discussed. Students are required to attend departmental seminars and colloquia in order to learn about a broad range of current experimental and theoretical topics in chemistry. Each student will prepare at least one oral and one written presentation for the class.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 7500 - Topics of Current Interest and Pedagogy


    Explores current topics in chemistry unified by a specific theme. Designed to aid teachers in promotion of scientific literacy among the student population of Virginia. Emphasizes topics suitable for stimulating interest among the majority of secondary school students rather than specialized material for advanced students.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 7559 - New Course in Chemistry


    New course in the subject of chemistry.



    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    CHEM 7710 - Analytical Chemistry


    Advanced level survey of instrumental methods of analysis, theory and application of spectrochemical, electrochemical techniques; separations, surfaces, special topics, and recent developments from the literature. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 8520 - Special Topics in Instrumental Methods


    Studies recent developments in instrumentation and their significance to physical-analytical problems. Includes the theory and application of specialized techniques in analytical chemistry.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 8530 - Selected Topics in Inorganic Chemistry


    Advanced treatment of topics of current research interest in inorganic chemistry.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 8540 - Selected Topics in Inorganic Chemistry


    Advanced treatment of topics of current research interest in inorganic chemistry.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 8550 - Selected Topics in Advanced Physical Chemistry


    Selected topics in advanced physical chemistry developed to the depth required for modern research. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 8559 - New Course in Chemistry


    New course in the subject of chemistry.



    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    CHEM 8560 - Selected Topics in Advanced Physical Chemistry


    Selected topics in advanced physical chemistry developed to the depth required for modern research. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHEM 8998 - Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research


    For master’s research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 8999 - Non-Topical Research


    For master’s thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9070 - Research in Infrared Spectroscopy


    Research in Infrared Spectroscopy



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9080 - Research in Infrared Spectroscopy


    Research in Infrared Spectroscopy



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9110 - Research in Inorganic and Organometallic Reactions


    Research in Inorganic and Organometallic Reactions



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9120 - Research in Inorganic and Organometallic Reactions


    Research in Inorganic and Organometallic Reactions



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9150 - Research in Photochemistry and Luminescence


    Research in Photochemistry and Luminescence



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9160 - Research in Photochemistry and Luminescence


    Research in Photochemistry and Luminescence



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9210 - Research in High Resolution Molecules


    Research in High Resolution Molecules



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9220 - Research in High Resolution Molecules


    Research in High Resolution Molecules



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9230 - Research in Mass Spectrometry


    Research in Mass Spectrometry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9240 - Research in Mass Spectrometry


    Research in Mass Spectrometry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9250 - Research in Bioorganic Chemistry


    Research in Bioorganic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9260 - Research in Bioorganic Chemistry


    Research in Bioorganic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9270 - Research in Biophysical Chemistry


    Research in Biophysical Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9280 - Research in Biophysical Chemistry


    Research in Biophysical Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9290 - Research in Physical Chemistry of Surfaces


    Research in Physical Chemistry of Surfaces



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9300 - Research in Physical Chemistry of Surfaces


    Research in Physical Chemistry of Surfaces



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9310 - Research in Bioorganic Mechanism and Synthesis


    Research in Bioorganic Mechanism and Synthesis



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9320 - Research in Bioorganic Mechanism and Synthesis


    Research in Bioorganic Mechanism and Synthesis



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9330 - Research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry


    Research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9340 - Research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry


    Research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9350 - Research in Multistage Organic Synthesis


    Research in Multistage Organic Synthesis



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9360 - Research in Multistage Organic Synthesis


    Research in Multistage Organic Synthesis



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9410 - Research in Membrane Biochemistry


    Research in Membrane Biochemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9420 - Research in Membrane Biochemistry


    Research in Membrane Biochemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9450 - Research in Inorganic Chemistry


    Research in Inorganic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9460 - Research in Inorganic Chemistry


    Research in Inorganic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9559 - New course in chemistry


    New course in the subject of chemistry.



    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    CHEM 9610 - Research in Medicinal Chemistry


    Research in Organic & Polymer Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9620 - Research in Medicinal Chemistry


    Research in Organic & Polymer Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9630 - Research in Bioanalytical Studies


    Research in Bioanalytical Studies



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9640 - Research in Bioanalytical Studies


    Research in Bioanalytical Studies



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9650 - Research in Statistical Mechanics of Condensed Phases


    Research in Statistical Mechanics of Condensed Phases



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9660 - Research in Statistical Mechanics of Condensed Phases


    Research in Statistical Mechanics of Condensed Phases



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9670 - Research: Biomolecular NMR


    Research: Biomolecular NMR



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9680 - Research: Biomolecular NMR


    Research: Biomolecular NMR



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9690 - Research: Chemistry of Medicine


    Research: Chemistry of Medicine



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9700 - Research: Chemistry of Medicine


    Research: Chemistry of Medicine



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9710 - Research: Combinatorial Science


    Research: Combinatorial Science



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9720 - Research: Combinatorial Science


    Research: Combinatorial Science



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9730 - Research: Synthetic and Bioorganic Chemistry


    Research: Synthetic and Bioorganic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9740 - Research: Synthetic and Bioorganic Chemistry


    Research: Synthetic and Bioorganic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9750 - Research: Analytical Chemistry of Biological Systems


    Research: Analytical Chemistry of Biological Systems



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9760 - Research: Analytical Chemistry of Biological Systems


    Research: Analytical Chemistry of Biological Systems



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9790 - Research: Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics


    Research



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9800 - Research: Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics


    Research



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9810 - Research in Membrane Biophysical Chemistry


    Research focuses on the structure and function of membrane proteins using techniques such as nuclear magnetic and electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy, small angle x-ray scattering, x-ray crystallography and many biochemical methods.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9820 - Research: Spectroscopy and Biophysics of Membrane Proteins


    Research: Spectroscopy and Biophysics of Membrane Proteins



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9830 - Nanoscience on Surfaces


    Students apply optical and electron excitation to study photochemicalprocesses on semiconductor surfaces. In addition the bonding configuration of molecules on surfaces and on single walled carbon nanotubes is investigated by electron stimulated desorption. The measurement of surface diffusion through powders is kinetically investigated by IR spectroscopy. Finally the adsorption sites for bonding of molecules on surfaces are studied by scanning.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9840 - Research: Nanoscience on Surfaces


    Research: Nanoscience on Surfaces



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9850 - Research:Synthetic & Mechanistic Organometallic Chemistry


    Research in Synthetic and Mechanistic Organometallic Chemistry



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9860 - Research: Synthetic & Mechanistic Organometallic Chemistry


    Research in this course is focused on synthetic and mechanistic organometallic and inorganic chemistry with a focus on homogeneous catalysis. Students prepare, isolate and characterize new classes of organometallic and inorganic complexes using multi-nuclear NMR spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, cyclic voltammetry and single-crystal X-ray diffraction. The reactivity of these systems is studied, including stoichiometric and catalytic reactions, and



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9870 - Structural Biology


    Research in the areas of structural biology and molecular biophysics. Current projects utilize experimental techniques drawn from wet-lab biochemistry and X-ray crystallography, as well as bioinformatics and computational methods (such as molecular dynamics simulations), to study the structure, function, and evolution of large protein / nucleic acid assemblies.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9880 - Research:Structural Biology


    Research:Structural Biology



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9890 - Organometallic Chemistry


    RA graduate level research course focused on mechanisms of organometallic and inorganic reactions. The course will cover concepts of bonding and structure of transition metal complexes with emphasis on the interaction of transition metal fragments with organic ligands, experimental methods of mechanistic study including kinetics, dynamic NMR spectroscopy, linear free energy relationships and kinetic isotope effects, and an overview of inorganic.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9998 - Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research


    For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation advisor has been selected.



    Credits: 1 to 12
  
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    CHEM 9999 - Non-Topical Research


    For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation advisor.



    Credits: 1 to 12

Chinese

  
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    CHIN 5010 - Readings in Modern Chinese Literature


    Studies modern Chinese at the advanced level. Includes listening comprehension, reading and discussion in Chinese of various aspects of Chinese culture, society, and literature, using radio broadcasts and selections from newspapers, recent essays, short stories, etc. Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5020 - Readings in Modern Chinese Literature


    Studies modern Chinese at the advanced level. Includes listening comprehension, reading and discussion in Chinese of various aspects of Chinese culture, society, and literature, using radio broadcasts and selections from newspapers, recent essays, short stories, etc. Prerequisite: CHIN 2020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5210 - Readings in Modern Chinese Poetry


    Readings from major Chinese poets of the 20th and 21st centuries in the original Chinese. Designed as a literary survey, this course also takes into account the needs of Chinese language learners. Poems are selected with difficulty level in mind. The course attends to general reading comprehension as well as the features of modern Chinese poetic language and its relationship to tradition.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5230 - Chinese Conversation and Composition (in Chinese)


    Development of writing and speaking skills at a higher level than CHIN 5020. Prerequisite: CHIN 5020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5240 - Advanced Chinese Conversation and Composition (in Chinese)


    Further develops writing and speaking skills to an advanced level. Prerequisite: CHIN 5230 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5280 - History of the Chinese Language (in Chinese)


    Examines the evolution of the spoken and written language, diachronically and synchronically, from syntactic, phonological, lexical, and graphic perspectives. Prerequisite: CHIN 5230 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5460 - Chinese Culture and Society through Films


    An integral part of the UVa summer Chinese language study abroad program intended specifically for students who take intensive Readings in Modern Chinese (CHIN 3010 and CHIN 3020) during the 8 week summer abroad program in Shanghai. Will view and study Chinese films made in China to learn, to think and to discuss specific topics of Chinese culture. May be offered on an irregular basis during fall or spring terms for 3 credits.



    Credits: 2 to 3
  
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    CHIN 5500 - Introduction to Chinese History, Culture and Society


    An integral part of the UVa summer Chinese language program in Shanghai, this course combines lectures and guest presentations with field trips, using the resources specifically available in Shanghai and other parts of China to offer an introduction to China’s long history, splendid culture, and dynamic and changing society. Taught in English.



    Credits: 1 to 3
  
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    CHIN 5559 - New Course in Chinese


    New course in the subject of Chinese.



    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    CHIN 5680 - Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language


    The course aims to help novice and continuing Chinese language teachers enhance their expertise in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. It integrates a balance of Chinese language acquisition theories and research-supported practices into the curriculum through a structured and supervised practicum. Teacher participants will create the E-portfolio that documents their extensive learning and experiences throughout the course. Prerequisites: Instructor permission or CHIN 3020.



    Credits: 1 to 5
  
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    CHIN 5810 - Media Chinese I


    Studies electronic and print media in Chinese, emphasizing current events as reported in the Chinese speaking world, to further develop oral and written proficiency. Prerequisite: CHIN 5020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5820 - Media Chinese II


    A continuation of CHIN 5810. Studies the electronic and print media in Chinese with special emphasis on current events as reported in the Chinese speaking world. Prerequisite: CHIN 5810 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5830 - Introduction to Classical Chinese


    Introduction to the grammar and structure of classical Chinese.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5840 - Introduction to Classical Chinese


    Introduces the grammar and structure of classical Chinese. Prerequisite: for CHIN 5840, CHIN 5830 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5850 - Classical Chinese Literature


    Advanced readings in classical Chinese. Prerequisite: CHIN 5830-5840 or equivalent.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 5860 - Classical Chinese Literature


    Advanced readings in classical Chinese. Prerequisite: CHIN 5830, 5840, or equivalent.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 7010 - Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese


    The goal of this course is to help students understand journalistic essays through systematic study of sentence patterns and formal writing styles. Prerequisite: CHIN 3020, 5020, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 7020 - Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese


    Students will earn to read or understand various styles of modern Chinese, including essays, documentaries, prose fiction, and movies. Prerequisite: CHIN 7010 or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 7030 - Business Chinese


    Business Chinese is a one-term language course for business purposes designed for students who have studied Chinese for at least four years in a regular college program or with the equivalent language proficency. It is aimed to enhance student’s Chinese skills in the business context and promote their understanding about the macor and mirco business environment and culture in contemporary China. Prerequisites: Four years of Chinese or equivalent language proficency.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 7040 - Traditional Chinese Poetry (in Chinese)


    Studies the development of poetry as a genre in Chinese up to the beginning of the 20th century, the influences on its development, its maturity, and its contribution to the creative process of poetry writing in the world. Prerequisite: CHIN 5830, 5840 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 7050 - Classical Chinese Prose


    Introduces classical Chinese prose from the sixth century b.c. to the third century a.d. Prerequisite: CHIN 5830, 5840 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
  
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    CHIN 7060 - Classical Chinese Poetry


    Introduces classical Chinese poetry. Prerequisite: CHIN 5830, 5840 or equivalent, or instructor permission.



    Credits: 3
 

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