LC-321: Business Chinese
Course, prefix, number, & title: LC-321 Business Chinese
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3
Pre-requisites (if any): Placement by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Course Description in college catalog:
This course is designed for advanced speakers of Chinese. The curriculum provides advanced training in Chinese speaking, reading and writing skills using original business related materials. The emphasis of the course is on the mastery of general vocabulary and language structures used in the area of business. Social and behavioral cultural codes are also covered.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Communicate effectively in various forms
Integrate language skills with the knowledge of business/economics
Work collaboratively in diverse groups directed at accomplishing learning objectives
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a command of the technical vocabulary and the language structures needed to conduct business in China or with native speakers of Chinese;
- demonstrate your understanding of concepts of business, economics, and commerce, especially as practiced in China;
- use your proficiency in Chinese to demonstrate your understanding of social etiquette in business conduct.;
- write research reports, in Chinese, about the current Chinese economic and business climate, business laws and regulations, resources and environment, and business case studies.
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
You will be evaluated on:
- how clearly and effectively you communicate using technical business language in Chinese;
- how well you develop your writing assignments, in Chinese, to present a focused response with coherent connections;
- your degree of understanding of the field of business as shown through summary, explanation, and oral presentations, in Chinese, of relevant material
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.