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Chinese Calligraphy
CHIN 102
Spring 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: EAST 106

This course is designed to introduce the basic aesthetic and philosophical aspects of the Chinese writing system by introducing Chinese characters, the formation of Chinese lexicon constructed on the countless combinations of individual characters, brush writing, etc. It will emphasize the social, educational, and spiritual values placed on writing, and other forms of Chinese arts. This will help students develop cultural sensitivity and understanding, as well as acquire skills for the art of brush writing. It will be designated to help students who begin to learn the Chinese language comprehend the logic and regulations that govern orthography.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [CHIN101 or EAST105]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on APR-13-2024
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