Singapore University of Social Sciences

Introduction to Chinese Culture (中国文化概论)

Introduction to Chinese Culture (中国文化概论) (CLS109)

Applications Open: 01 October 2020

Applications Close: 16 December 2020

Next Available Intake: January 2021

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: Chinese

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C), National Silver Academy (NSA), Resilience 2020

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences



Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, This will be administered on-campus.


  • 中国的哲学流派
  • 中国的宗教信仰
  • 中国的宗法制度与家族关系
  • 中国的教育制度与科举制度
  • 中国的科学技术成就
  • 中外文化交流

Learning Outcome

  • 界定并明确基本概念,包括中国文化、历史、社会、哲学、文艺、建筑、教育等;
  • 讨论中国各种文化、风俗、习惯、宗教、信仰、礼仪等的起源与发展;
  • 描述中国的城镇文化、社会上层以及民众文化;
  • 论析中国文化对其他周边国家的影响;
  • 阐述中国文化源远流长、博大精深的原因;
  • 讨论各种复杂关系,例如:历史与文化、人口与社会等;
  • 通过对中国历史的遗迹、著述、建筑、绘画、戏剧等的鉴赏,展现学员们的品鉴水平;
  • 运用所学知识,提高对中国艺术品的鉴赏水平。
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