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The CCSF Chinese section offers a robust variety of courses in order to meet the varied needs of our San Francisco community.

  • The first two years of college Chinese study (Mandarin), CHIN 1, 1A, 1B, 2, etc.
  • Courses for heritage speakers of Chinese in both language (Mandarin)  (CHIN 31) and culture (CHIN 33)
  • Conversation courses in Mandarin for beginning students (CHIN 12A, B, C) and for those who already speak other dialects of Chinese (CHIN 14A, B, C).
  • Conversation courses in Cantonese (CHIN 10A, B, C)

Whatever your situation, we have a course for you! Please contact a member of the Chinese faculty for more information.

The department offers both a Certificate and a Major in Chinese (Mandarin). See the course catalog for details:  Chinese Program

Chinese Flagship

CCSF welcomes the Chinese Flagship Program! San Francisco State University's Chinese Flagship will be working with the CCSF Chinese program beginning Fall, 2015.

Find out more about this program linking SFUSD, CCSF, and SFSU:  

General information about the Chinese Flagship:

SFSU's Chinese Flagship: