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Bridge Prgram - Chinese


Advance your
language skills
Earn credit toward
your degree while
studying abroad
Keep going while
you’re ahead! Start in
3rd year classes
key career


Opportunity to study abroad in China or Taiwan
Participate in a service learning project with the Bennion Center
Get a Chinese-speaking internship through the Hinckley Institute
Meet with a coach in the Career & Professional Development Center
Join the TRIO Programs for first-gen college students
Build your own community on campus through LEAP or Block U


Career Paths

Chinese goes hand-in-hand with any career!

Here are just a few paths you can follow with a Chinese or Chinese Teaching Major:

  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Medical and Health Care
  • Legal Services
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Teaching and Curriculum Development
  • Local or Global Non-Profit Organizations
  • Video Game Consulting
  • International Business
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Interpretation and Translation
  • Media & Journalism
  • Technical Writing
  • Organization Management & Administration
  • Events Coordination

By continuing to study Chinese after Bridge you can... 

  • Start in third-year classes
  • Advance your professional language skills
  • Save money on tuition by using your Bridge classes towards your degree
  • Earn credit toward your degree while studying abroad
  • Build key career competencies like critical thinking, global/intercultural fluency, oral/written communication and more


Ready to Go Further?

You’re only 2 classes away from finishing a Chinese minor if you took 3 Bridge classes:

  • Third-Year Mandarin Chinese OR Advanced Chinese Grammar & Composition
  • One additional course taught in Chinese

Here are some classes you can take to continue studying Chinese:

  • Business Chinese
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Politeness in Chinese Speaking Societies
  • Patterns of Traditional Chinese Culture
  • Community Engaged Learning
  • Survey of Chinese Literature
  • Classical or Literary Chinese
  • Intro to Chinese Linguistics

To declare a minor in Chinese, email

To declare a major in Chinese, set up an appointment with a WLC Academic Advisor here: 

Dual Degree

Declare your major in Chinese or Chinese  Teaching AND another field

Health Sciences







Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Merit scholarships available for incoming freshmen who complete a U of U admissions application by the priority deadline
  • Complete the FAFSA for need-based scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study jobs
  • The Fishburn, WLC Departmental, and WLC Learning Abroad Scholarships are only available to WLC majors and students on WLC study abroad programs
  • Check out more scholarship opportunities at


Chinese Bridge Students Requirements Worksheet

Download and fill out our Chinese Bridge Student requirements worksheet to plan your major or minor.

Download Major Requirements Worksheet

  Download Minor Requirements Worksheet


Quick Answer Advising walk-in and call-in hours:
Monday - Friday | 8:30am - 4:30pm
(801) 581-7561 | LNCO 1400

Email questions to

Schedule a phone, video chat, or in-person appointment at

Academic Advisors:
Olivia Davis | 
Kellianne Yang |


University of Utah World Languages & Cultures

Join Chinese Corner, the U's Chinese Club for fun events and language practice!
Check out Confucius Institute events year-round!

Last Updated: 3/4/21