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Chinese Calligraphy (CLAC.25)
CHIN 303
Spring 2023
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: CGST 252

This 0.25 CLAC course will provide students with a brief understanding of the art of Chinese calligraphy through calligraphy practice. They will learn about the characteristics of Chinese calligraphy from the "Four Treasures of the Study," as the tools of calligraphy (writing brush, ink stick, ink stone, and paper). They will understand the development history of Chinese calligraphy from five basic scripts of Seal (zhuanshu), Clerical (lishu), Standard (kaishu), Semi-cursive (xingshu), and Cursive (caoshu). The course focuses on imitation and practice of the Standard script kaishu. Prerequisite: Current or future Chinese class students are preferred.
Credit: .25 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CEAS
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on MAY-24-2024
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