CHN 101 is intended for students with no previous Mandarin Chinese study or students with previous study who choose to start at the beginning. Students learn the alphabet, vocabulary, and grammar. This course aims to build a foundation of speaking, listening, reading, and writing abilities, as well as knowledge of Chinese culture. Students will have access to cutting-edge language resources (including vocabulary and scenarios) relevant to corporate and strategic security professions, providing students with added vocabulary and practice in using the language in current or future career fields. This course teaches Mandarin Chinese (China).