Chinese Language and Culture

College of Arts and Sciences

School of Languages, Cultures, and Race

Gain proficiency in reading and speaking Chinese while studying the cultures and countries where the language is spoken, with courses taught in both English and Chinese.


  • Everett
  • Global Campus (Online)
  • Pullman
  • Spokane
  • Tri-Cities
  • Vancouver

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Certificate
  • Minor


  • The Language Learning Resource Center provides the latest in language learning technology, computers and study tables, TVs with DVD players, and equipment you can check out 
  • Study abroad with faculty-led programs during spring and summer breaks or by earning course credit at foreign universities 
  • Internship opportunities let you apply your knowledge and gain experience 


With a Chinese Language & Culture degree, you can work in:  

  • Translation and interpreting services 
  • Customs and immigration 
  • Law enforcement 
  • Public relations 
  • Business 
  • Teaching 
  • Travel and tourism 
  • Health services 
  • Editing and publishing 

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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Degree Options

Foreign Languages and Cultures

  • Pullman

Chinese Language & Culture

  • Pullman

Modern Asia

  • Pullman

Dual Language Pathway

  • Pullman
  • Spokane
  • Tri-Cities
  • Global Campus (Online)
  • Everett
  • Vancouver


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