To inquire about this program:
Admission Office | 312-362-8300​

DePaul's Chinese Studies program focuses on developing the ability to speak Chinese and understand Chinese culture. Twenty percent of the global population speaks Chinese, making it the most widely used language in the world. Having the ability to communicate in Chinese will provide you with many career opportunities around the world.

Chinese Studies courses focus on a variety of topics, including:

  • Art
  • Business
  • Economics
  • History
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Religion
Chinese Studies students often earn a second degree in a complementary field of study, such as International Business or International Studies.

As a Chinese Studies major, you are encouraged to participate in one of DePaul's Study Abroad programs in Beijing, Hong Kong or Shanghai. By studying and living in China for an extended period of time, you will experience the Chinese language and culture first-hand.

Internship Possibilities


What can you do with this degree?

  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Governmental agency work
  • Immigration services
  • International banking
  • International business
  • Law
  • Non-profit work
  • Public administration
  • Tourism
  • Translation services