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Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics / Programs / Chinese

Chinese Language

 Welcome to the Chinese Program of the East Asian Division in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University. We offer a comprehensive undergraduate program, including Major in Chinese Language and Culture, Chinese Major with Business Concentration, Chinese-Japanese Co-Major, as well as Chinese Minor.


Why learn Chinese?
  • It’s spoken by one out of every five people on the planet.
  • It’s the key to a 5000-year-old civilization.
  • It’s the official language of China—the second largest economy in the world, as well as Taiwan and Hong Kong.
  • It’s one of the six working languages for the United Nations.
  • It’s the second most-used language on the Internet.
  • It will make your resume much more competitive in the future job market.