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Chinese at Carthage


Target Language Experts

At Carthage, introductory language courses are taught by native speakers. The College hires graduate students from around the world to come to Carthage to share their language and culture. These Target Language Experts bring an energy and authenticity to modern language courses, giving students new to a language a vibrant and exciting introduction.
Learn more about the TLE Program

Modern Language Scholarship

Carthage offers two Chinese scholarships to each incoming class. The scholarships cover $20,000 per year and are renewable for four years.
Learn more about the Modern Language Scholarships


January Term is a month-long period of study in January in which all academic departments at Carthage offer innovative courses on campus as well as study tours in other countries. Recent J-Term offerings from the Modern Languages Department include:

  • Chinese and Japanese Cultures Through Films: An on-campus study of cinema and culture
  • Rooted in Place: History, Biodiversity and Environment in Southeast Asia (study tour)

Learn more about January Term at Carthage

Study Abroad

All modern language majors must study abroad for at least one term. Carthage offers courses prior to traveling abroad that prepare students both linguistically and culturally for this experience. Carthage is affiliated with several reputable institutions in order to provide our students with academically rigorous, high-quality international programs in a variety of locations around the globe.
Learn more about Study Abroad