UI Credit/ PSEO Courses

University of Iowa Credit Courses Spring 2017.  The courses listed on this page are all University of Iowa-for credit courses offered in collaboration with the Confucius Institute. These courses are open to University of Iowa students. Students wishing to take these courses must enroll though the University of Iowa's enrollment system on MyUI.

Scholarship for Summer Chinese Language Study: The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa is pleased to announce the Confucius Institute Summer Chinese Language Study Scholarship.  The CI scholarship of $1000 may be used either in the United States or abroad but will be awarded only for a recognized summer Chinese language program.  PDF iconCIUI Scholarship Description and Application 2017

High School Students taking classes through PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Option) 

1. Course offered Spring 2017 at West High School

West High students can check course description and registration procedures for CHIN:1116:0EXB on MyUI

2. Course offered Fall 2017 at City High and West High Schools

City High students can check course description and registration procedures for CHIN:1115:0EXA on MyUI

West High students can check course description and registration procedures for CHIN:1115:0EXB on MyUI

3. Course offered Fall 2017 on UI campus

UI students can check course description and registration procedure for CHIN:1116:0001 on MyUI

West High students who have taken CHIN:1115 and CHIN:1116 can check course description and registration procedure for CHIN:1121:0001 on MyUI.
 

Talk with your high school counselor if you are interested in taking UI classes through PSEO.

Refer to the application process as an undergraduate non-degree student. 

CHIN:1115 Beginning Chinese I This is the first course of a four course series of beginning Chinese offered through the Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa and designed for students who have little or no Chinese language background. The purpose of this course is to lay groundwork for the study of modern Chinese. The course will provide instruction in all four language skills of aurally understanding, speaking, reading and writing.

Successful completion of this course will qualify the student to enroll in CHIN:1116 Beginning Chinese II.  This course is NOT an approved GE foreign language course. There are no prerequisites for this course. Students will earn 3 semester hours for the completion of this course.

Course times  and location vary depending on the section for which you register.  Please consult MyUI for current registration information

Tuition and materials Tuition will be calculated in accordance with University of Iowa policy and paid through the University of Iowa system. Materials $100 total for textbook sets. Materials must be purchased from the Confucius Institute before the starting date of the course.

* Textbook sets will be loaned for high school students taking the class through PESO.

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CHIN:1116 Beginning Chinese II Prerequisite: CHIN:1115 Beginning Chinese I or equivalent as demonstrated in written and oral exams.

This class is designed for students who have successfully completed 039:003 Beginning Chinese I or equivalent. This course will help advance learners’ knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese to a higher level. It adopts multi-approach methods to enhance language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing and to improve the cultural knowledge as related to the language. Classroom instruction will be centered on developing communicative ability. Successful completion of the course will allow the students to engage in real-life tasks appropriately and effectively, both in a linguistically and cultural sense. Successful completion of this course will qualify the student to enroll in 039:010 Beginning Chinese III. A placement test is required if the students wish to enroll in 039:009 First year Chinese: Second Semester.

Tuition and materials Tuition will be calculated in accordance with University of Iowa policy and paid through the University of Iowa system. Materials $60 total textbook set. Materials must be purchased from the Confucius Institute before the starting date of the course.

* Textbook sets will be loaned for high school students taking the class through PESO.