Is Chinese Right for You?

As a student of Chinese in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, you will learn about language, culture, history, literature, business, and society in Chinese-speaking communities in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the United States, and beyond. Our courses not only prepare you to express yourself in spoken and written Chinese in culturally-appropriate ways, but also help you to develop your analytical and critical-thinking skills and to expand your knowledge of the Chinese-speaking world.


Chinese Academic Program

We offer the following academic program:

  • Minor in Chinese


What Can I Do with a Minor in Chinese?

Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in a variety of fields, including business, academia, and the travel industry, among others. You will have access to all of the professions open to a person with a Minor or Concentration in the Humanities, but with the added benefit of being able to do those same jobs both in English and in Chinese. You will receive personalized attention from our dedicated faculty advisors to determine the best path for you.

Learn More about Chinese at CSUF

We encourage you to contact us to learn more about our Chinese offerings. Please visit our website and speak with an advisor regarding any questions you may have.

For more information about our course offerings, faculty, advising, student clubs, and study abroad opportunities, please visit our Chinese program web page.


Chinese Program Page


Contact an Advisor

For general information, please see the Chinese Advisement webpage.

Please call the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures office at (657) 278-3534 to determine your advisor.


Chinese Advisement Page




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Contact Information

(657) 278-3534


About Our College and Campus

The Chinese program is a part of the larger College of Humanities and Social Sciences at CSU, Fullerton. H&SS offers its students more than 20 unique degree programs ideal for students who plan to continue their studies in graduate programs, or who want to work in areas such as education, law, politics, business, psychology, public administration, and more.

To learn more about our college and our campus, visit our Prospective Students and our College of Humanities and Social Sciences pages below.


Prospective Students

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