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Flagship Tracks

The Flagship Program offers various tracks which help prepare students for the rigors of the overseas capstone experience. The track a student is admitted to depends on their language proficiency level when they are interviewed.

Early Track Requirements


For beginning language students preparing to enter intermediate coursework. Students may enter the Early Track when they reach a 200 Chinese course level. Students take a two-credit weekly course that helps develop proficiency in reading and everyday conversation. They also receive tutoring, academic advising, and other Flagship services. Funding is available for Flagship-approved summer programs that boost students' language skills in order to help them move quickly to the next track.
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REQUIRED for FLAGSHIP PREREQUISITE NOTES
Flagship Chinese 211R Section 2 - Intermediate Conversation (2 credits) Chinese 202 - Intermediate Mandarin Completed and preferably taken at BYU

Pre-Advanced Track Requirements


For intermediate language students preparing to enroll in the Advanced Track. Students who are not accepted to the Advanced Track are placed in a Pre-Advanced Track and take a 2-credit weekly course that prepares them for the Advanced Track. They also receive tutoring, academic advising, and other Flagship services. Funding is available for Flagship-approved summer programs that boost students' language skills in order to help them move quickly to the next track.
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REQUIRED for FLAGSHIP PREREQUISITE NOTES
Flagship Chinese 490R Section 6 - Individual Class In Chinese (2 credits) Chinese 301 - Advanced Mandarin Prerequisite should be previously taken or concurrent enrollment.


Advanced Track Requirements - CH 302 is a prerequisite to enter this track


For students enrolled in advanced-level classes preparing to participate in the overseas capstone program. The Advanced Track is designed for students who speak advanced Chinese. It includes one year of advanced language instruction at BYU. Students who enter this track will apply to the overseas capstone program.
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REQUIRED for FLAGSHIP SEMESTER NOTES
Flagship Chinese 311R Section 2 - Advanced Conversation and Debate (2 credits) Fall Group class will meet twice a week on Monday and Wednesday.
Flagship Chinese 490R Section 3 - Group Class in Chinese (3 credits) Fall This also includes 5 hours of individual tutoring and a 1 hour class with a Flagship Graduate Instructor.
Flagship Chinese 490R Section 2 - Individual Class in Chinese (1 credit) Fall One hour individual class with Lead Flagship Professor. This class will be scheduled individually.
Flagship Chinese 311R Section 2 - Advanced Conversation and Debate (2 credits) Winter Group class will meet twice a week on Monday and Wednesday.
Flagship Chinese 490R Section 3 - Group Class in Chinese (3 credits) Winter This also includes 5 hours of individual tutoring and a 1 hour class with a Flagship Graduate Instructor.
Flagship Chinese 490R Section 2 - Individual Class in Chinese (1 credit) Winter One hour individual class with Lead Flagship Professor. This class will be scheduled individually.
IAS 369 - International Internship Prep Winter Offered during 2nd block of winter semester.

Other Required/Optional Courses


Other available courses that can be taken during any of the tracks.
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REQUIRED for FLAGSHIP OPTIONAL
Chinese 301 - Discourse Grammar and Advanced Reading (4 credits) Chinese 343 - Chinese Literature in Translation-Poetry (3 credits)
Chinese 302 - Media Discourse and Reading
(4 credits)
Chinese 344 - Chinese Literature in Translation-Prose (3 credits)
Chinese 443 - Modern Chinese Literature
Chinese 444 - Contemporary Chinese Literature
Chinese 321 - Selected Reading of Modern Chinese
Chinese 322 - Selected Reading of Modern Chinese
(Students may select ONE of these four 3 credit
classes)
Chinese 345R - Chinese Culture
(3 credits)
Chinese 441 - Classical and Literary Chinese
(3 credits)
Chinese 346 - Introduction to Chinese Philosophy (3 credits)
Chinese 347 - Business Chinese
(3 credits)
Cantonese Language Classes
(4 credits)