Chinese International Education


Training Program for International Students Majoring in Chinese International Education (Bachelor's Degree)


I. Affiliated Department

College of International Chinese Studies, BLCU.

II. Years of Study

It is generally four years.

III. T Training Object

International students with Chinese Language proficiency scales for Speakers of Other Languages above “International Standards of Chinese Language Proficiency” HSK Level 4(including Level 4).

IV. Training Objectives

This program aims to train talents to meet the talent needs of international Chinese education in the new era by focusing on the characteristics of high-quality, compound and applied international talents, cultivate and master solid basic knowledge of Chinese and basic theories and methods of second language teaching, have high humanistic accomplishment and the practice and research ability of Chinese as a second language teaching, and have the professional knowledge and ability of Chinese literature, Chinese culture and cross-cultural communication, be able to engage in Chinese teaching, bilingual teaching and relevant research work, or engage in the Chinese-foreign cultural exchanges at the Chinese language publicity institutions, management departments, enterprises and public organs all over the world.

V. Training Specification

1. Master Chinese basic theoretical knowledge, Chinese literature, Chinese culture, contemporary China, reaching a high level in listening, speaking, reading, writing, translation and other aspects, and be able to use Chinese to obtain professional information and conduct written expression and oral teaching.

2. Master the teaching theory and teaching methods of Chinese as a second language, master various professional skills of Chinese teaching, master modern educational technology and computer and Internet operation skills and data analysis methods, and be able to engage in Chinese teaching and cross-cultural communication at home and abroad.

3. Have a solid professional foundation, understand the basic theoretical framework of the specialty, be familiar with the basic principles and methods of Chinese and foreign cultural exchanges, have a wide range of knowledge, and be able to independently analyze and solve problems in Chinese teaching.

4. Have a better general education with scientific spirit and humanistic literacy. Have a broader knowledge of humanities, international vision and cross-cultural communication skills, and understand politics, culture, art and natural science, international affairs, international organizations and international rules.

5. Have correct values and good professional ethics, have strong learning ability, organizational management ability, communication ability, innovation ability and team spirit, and can effectively carry out team work in education and teaching.

6. Physical and mental health, good living habits, healthy physique, good psychological quality, potential for sustainable development and strong adaptability to social environment.

7. Have the ability of independent development, master the basic methods of literature review and data query, understand the theoretical frontiers and development in the field of the discipline, have the consciousness and ability of reflection and innovation and continuously improve the teaching level.

VI. Basic Framework of the Training Programme

148 credits in total.

12 credits for general courses, 64 credits for specialized compulsory course, 44 credits for elective courses, and 30 credits for internships, training and scientific research.

The total class hours of the course are 2368.

VII. Graduation Requirements

All students, who are officially enrolled in the university, have completed the courses specified in the teaching plan, obtained above qualified scores, obtained the required course credits for graduation, observed the school discipline, and qualified in all aspects of moral, intellectual, physical and aesthetic performance, are approved to graduate after the examination and appraisal of the teaching committee of the college and the academic degree committee.

VIII. Certificate and Degree Award

Upon meeting the graduation requirements, you will be awarded the Certificate of International Education in Chinese Language and Bachelor's Degree after passing the dissertation defense. Students who minor in other majors are consist with the requirements for graduation and degree conferment will obtain the minor diploma and degree certificate.

For details, please refer to the documents of Beijing Language and Culture University, such as Rules for the Implementation of Degree Award.

IX. Course Overview

The course includes 7 modules: Education Theory Module, Language Knowledge and Skills Module, Language Teaching Module, International Communication Module, Language and Technology Module, Practical Experience Module, and Shared Course for Bachelor's and Master's Degrees Module.

1. The Education Theory Module includes Pedagogy, Educational Psychology, Introduction to Second Language Teaching, Introduction to Chinese Teaching Method, Teacher Accomplishment and Development, Second Language Acquisition.

2. The Language Knowledge and Skills Module includes Modern Chinese, Ancient Chinese, Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction to Speech Communication, College Chinese, Classical Learning Guide, Classical Reading, Chinese Listening, Chinese Reading, Spoken Chinese, Chinese Writing, Colloquial Idioms, Fundamentals of English-Chinese Translation, English-Chinese Interpretation Skills, Modern English Communication, English-Chinese Simultaneous Interpretation.

3. The Language Teaching Module includes Phonetics and Phonetic Teaching, Chinese Characters and Their Teaching, Vocabulary and Vocabulary Teaching, Grammar and Grammar Teaching, Evaluation and Testing, Chinese Teaching Case Analysis.

4. The International Communication Module includes New Media Practice, Introduction to Communication Studies, Introduction to News Language, News Viewing, Listening and Speaking, News Reading, Chinese Ancient Literature, Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature, Chinese Philosophy, Chinese History, and Discussion on Cultural Topics.

5. The Language and Technology Module include Information Technology Foundation, Data Science Foundation, Language Engineering Practice, Data Visualization, Big Data Application Practice, Chinese Communication Virtual Simulation Experience, Information Technology Retrieval and Computer Application.

6. The Practical Experience Module includes Chinese Teaching Practice, Chinese Cultural Experience, Appreciation and Practice of Drawing, Chinese Characters and Calligraphy, Ancient Poetry and Modern Singing, Chinese Kung Fu, Guzheng, Chinese Painting, Project-based Language Practice, Social Study and Research, Experience of China.

7. The Shared Course for Bachelor's and Master's Degrees Module includes the courses of Understanding Contemporary China, China's National Conditions, Study of Modern Chinese Grammar, Study of Modern Chinese Vocabulary, Study of Modern Chinese Function Word, Cross-cultural communication, Chinese-foreign Language Contrast and Nationalization Research, Chinese International Communication Research, Chinese Textbook Research, Chinese Mediated Language Corpus Research.