General University Requirements (GUR)

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1. Freshman Seminar (FS)
2. Language and Communication Requirements (LCR)
3. Leadership and Intra-Personal Development (LIPD)
4. Service-Learning (SL)
5. Cluster Area Requirements (CAR)
6. Healthy Lifestyle (HL)

7. List of Subjects that fulfil both GUR and DSR

 

Freshman Seminar

 Broad Discipline

Subject Code

Subject Title in English

Applied Sciences

FAST1000

FRESHMAN SEMINAR - SCIENCE TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE

Business

FB1003

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

Computing

COMP1901

SEMINARS AND TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Construction and Environment

CE1000

CONSTRUCTION FOR BETTER LIVING

Design

SD1101

FRESHMAN SEMINAR: INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN THINKING & PROCESSES

Engineering

ENG1003

FRESHMAN SEMINAR FOR ENGINEERING

Fashion and Textiles

ITC1002G

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

Health Sciences

HSS1010

FRESHMAN SEMINAR FOR BROAD DISCIPLINE IN HEALTH SCIENCE

Hotel and Tourism Management

HTM1003

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

Humanities

FH1000

FRESHMAN SEMINAR IN LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION

Social Sciences

APSS115

FRESHMAN SEMINARS FOR THE BROAD DISCIPLINE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

 

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Language and Communication Requirements

English LCR

Subject Code

Subject title

ELC1014

Advanced English for University Studies

ELC2011

Advanced English Reading and Writing Skills

ELC0011

English Communication Skills I

ELC0012

English Communication Skills II

ELC0014

English Language Enhancement - Listening Skills

ELC0015

English Language Enhancement - Reading Skills

ELC0013

English Language Enhancement - Speaking Skills

ELC0016

English Language Enhancement - Writing Skills

ELC1012/ ELC1013

English for University Studies

ELC2013

English in Literature and Film

ELC2012

Persuasive Communication

ELC1011

Practical English for University Studies

Chinese LCR

Subject Code

Subject Title

CBS1102P

Advanced Communication Skills in Chinese

CBS0102P

Basic Writing Skills

CBS1151

Chinese I (for non-Chinese speaking students)

CBS1152

Chinese II (for non-Chinese speaking students)

CBS2151

Chinese III (for non-Chinese speaking students)

CBS2103P

Chinese and the Multimedia

CBS0103P

Chinese Communication for Higher Diploma

CBS2152

Chinese Literature – Linguistics and Cultural Perspectives (for non-Chinese speaking students)

CBS2102P

Creative Writing in Chinese

CBS1153

Elementary Cantonese (taught in English)

CBS1153P

Elementary Cantonese (taught in Putonghua)

CBS1101P

Fundamentals of Chinese Communication

CBS2101P

Putonghua in the Workplace

CBS0101P

Speech Genres & Verbal Communication

 

 

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Leadership and Intra-Personal Development

Hosting Dept

Subject Title

Subject Code

APSS

Tomorrow’s Leaders

APSS1L01

MM

Tango! Managing Self & Leading Others

MM1051

 

 

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Service-Learning

Faculty

Hosting Dept

Subject Title

Subject Code

FAST

ABCT

Educating Rural Farmers on Healthier Food Production

ABCT2S01

ITC

Fashion & Community: Service learning for engaging fashion as rehabilitation therapy

ITC2000G

ITC

Engaging Fashion as a Communication Media for the Needy

ITC2S01

FB

AF

Accounting and Internal Control in the Elderly Centre through Service Learning

LMS

Service Learning in Financial Literacy for Low-income Youth in Hong Kong

LGT3S01

MM

Service Learning: Building Green Communities with Environmental NGOs

MM3S01

FCE

BRE

Housing for the Community

BRE2S01

BRE

Social Justice in Private Housing Redevelopment

BRE2S02

BSE

Indoor Environment for Serving the Elderly

BSE3401

CEE

Built Environment Enhancement for Underprivileged Communities

CSE3S01

LSGI

International Service-Learning: Land and Resource Management for Sustainable Development in Rural Area

LSGI2S01

LSGI

Navigating Ethnic Minorities

LSGI2S02

FENG

BME

Biomedical Engineering Services to Under-privileged People with Physical Disabilities

BME4S01

BME

Assistive Technologies: Service learning towards the elderly and disabled

BME3S02

BME

Reducing the Scientific Divide in Secondary Students through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Projects

BME2S03

COMP

Service Learning and Civic Engagement in the Information Age

COMP3911

COMP

Technology Beyond Borders: Service Learning across Cultural, Ethnic and Community Lines

COMP2S01

ISE

Engineering for the Needy

ISE3S01

ISE

Comprehending and Overcoming Learning Hurdles in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for Local Schools

ISE2S02

ME

Engineering Design for the Community

ME3S01

FH

CBS

Teaching Chinese as a Second Language in Local Schools

CBS3701

CBS

Enhancing Biliteracy & Trilingualism through Language Service

CBS3702

CBS

Service Learning through Helping Primary Students with Specific Reading Difficulties

CBS3S01

CBS

Service-Learning - Preserving Cultural Heritage for Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China

CBS2S02

CBS

Language Arts for Community Projects: Teaching Chinese as a service learning experience

CBS2S03

ELC

Advancing English Oral Presentation Skills through Teaching

ELC2S01

ENGL

Language Arts for Creative Community Projects

ENGL2S01

ENGL

Teaching English as a Service Learning Experience

ENGL3018

FHSS

APSS

Community Psychology

APSS3S01

APSS

Engaging with Diversity

APSS3S02

APSS

Understanding Learning Difficulties

APSS2S03

APSS

Service-Learning: Understanding Children in Poverty in Hong Kong

APSS2S04

APSS

Promotion of Children and Adolescent Development

APSS2S05

APSS

Striving for a Sustainable Livelihood in Guangdong

APSS2S06

APSS

You can Make a Difference to our Planet

APSS2S07

APSS

Servicing School Dropouts

APSS2S08

APSS

Service Leadership through Serving Children and Families with Special Needs

APSS2S09

APSS

Growing Resilience in Children in Post-disaster Contexts

APSS3S10

RS

Enabling Occupation in Home and Community Practice

RS4280

RS

Serving people with special healthcare needs in the Chinese Mainland

RS3S01

RS

Inter-professional Health Promotion & Rehabilitation Services in Hong Kong

RS2S02

SN

Collaborative Care in School Health and Safety

SN2S01

SN

Promotion of Healthy Ageing in the Community

SN3S02

SO

Public Health Optometry

SO4006

SO

Learning through Providing Eye Care and Vision Health to the Community

SO2S01

SD

Bridge to China: Design and Build Service for Remote Village in Mainland China

SD2S01

SHTM

Community Tourism: Tour, Training, Operator, and Event from and for the Community

HTM3801

Ecotourism in Rural and Developing regions

HTM2S01

Hospitality Management and Operations in Developing Regions

HTM3S02

Accessible Tourism: Concepts, Challenges, and Practices

HTM3S03

 

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Cluster Areas Requirements

o   Human Nature, Relations and Development (HRD)

o   Community, Organization and Globalisation (COG)

o   History, Cultures and World Views (HCW)

o   Science, Technology and Environment (STE)

 

Human Nature, Relations and Development (HRD)

 

Subject code

Subject Title

Hosting Dept

Cluster Area

English Reading and Writing

Chinese Reading and Writing

China-study Requirement

MoI

Credit

Level

APSS1A01

From Cradle to Grave - Life Course Transitions in Modern Society

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A06

Humanity, Fear and Destiny: Revelation from Sci-fi Movie

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A09

Introduction to Anthropology

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A07

Introduction to Psychology

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A08

Introduction to Sociology

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A02

Introduction to Western Theories of Human Nature

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A03

Men and Masculinity in Hong Kong

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A05

Tomorrow's Leaders in the Changing Social Contexts

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A04

Understanding Ethics in Daily Life

APSS

HRD

 

English

3

1

APSS1A21

Service Leadership

APSS

HRD

P

English

3

1

APSS1A22

Promotion of Leadership Qualities in University Students

APSS

HRD

P

English

3

1

CBS1A11P

Cultural Identities and Representations

CBS

HRD

P

 

Putonghua

3

1

CBS1A01P

Fun with Language

CBS

HRD

P

 

 Putonghua

3

1

CBS2A02

Human Nature Through Poets' Eyes

CBS

HRD

P

 

English

3

2

CC2F01

Boundaries of the Self in Late Imperial Chinese Literature
中國近世文學中情自主及其界限

CC

HRD
HCW

 P

English

3

2

CC2F01P

Boundaries of the Self in Late Imperial Chinese Literature
中國近世文學中情自主及其界限

CC

HRD
HCW

P

 P

Putonghua

3

2

COMP2A01

Whose Data is it Anyway? Information and Internet Ethics, Privacy and Security

COMP

HRD

 

English

3

2

ELC1A02

Multiethnic Identities and Lives

ELC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

ELC1A01

Science Fiction as a Reflection on Humanity

ELC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

ELC1A04

From Lord of the Rings to Harry Potter: Fantasy, reality and humanity

ELC

HRD

P

English

3

1

GEC1A06

Adventures in Social and Political Philosophy: How Are We To Live?

GEC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

GEC1A07

Creativity and Creative Thinking

GEC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

GEC1A08

Cultural Identities and Representations

GEC

HRD

 

English

3

1

GEC1A01

Exploration of Mythology, Nature, and Spirituality

GEC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

GEC1A02

Human Relationships and the Cyberworld

GEC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

GEC1A03

Life and Death

GEC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

GEC1A04

Love, Intimacy and Identity

GEC

HRD

 

English

3

1

GEC1A10

Queer Culture and Media Representations

GEC

HRD

 

English

3

1

GEC1A05

Self-representation in New Media

GEC

HRD

 

English

3

1

GEC1A09

Understanding Human Relations  through Cinema

GEC

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

ITC1A01

Introduction to Thinking Styles

ITC

HRD

 

English

3

1

RS2A01

Emotional Health

RS

HRD

 

English

3

2

RS1A02

Obsessions, Compulsions and Addictions in Modern Life

RS

HRD

 

English

3

1

SD1A01

Everyday Ergonomics

SD

HRD

P

 

English

3

1

HTM1A01

Leisure and Society

SHTM

HRD

 

English

3

1

HTM1E02

The World and Responsible Consumers and Travellers

SHTM

HRD
COG

P

 

English

3

1

SN2A01

Fundamentals of disaster resilience

SN

HRD

P

 

English

3

2

 

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Community, Organization and Globalisation (COG)

 

Subject code

Subject Title

Hosting Dept

Cluster Area

English Reading and Writing

Chinese Reading and Writing

China-study Requirement

MoI

Credit

Level

AF2B04

Economic Development and the Role of Institutions and Law

AF

COG

 P

 

English

3

2

AF1B01

Economic Logic in Everyday Life

AF

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

AF1B02

Introduction to Economics

AF

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

AF2B03

The Hong Kong Basic Law and Human Rights

AF

COG

 P

 

 

English

3

2

APSS1B17

Contemporary Chinese Society and Popular Culture

APSS

COG

 P

 

P 

English

3

1

APSS1B10

Eating up the Society – from a Society “for” Food to a Society “of” Food

APSS

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

APSS1B18

From Gloom to Bloom: Global New Urbanism

APSS

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

APSS1B16

Gender and Social Changes in Chinese Societies

APSS

COG

 P

 

 P

English

3

1

APSS1B15

Global China

APSS

COG

 

 

 P

English

3

1

APSS1B11

Globalization and the Changing Middle Class

APSS

COG

 P

 

 

English

3

1

APSS1B12

Media and Everyday Life

APSS

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

APSS1B13

Youth and Youth Culture

APSS

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

APSS1B14

Discovering Hong Kong Society

APSS/ GEC

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

BRE2B01

Anatomy of the Hong Kong private housing market

BRE

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

BSE1B01

Creating Sustainable Living Environment

BSE

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

CBS1B03

East Asia: Towards a Global Community with Cultural Diversity

CBS

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

CC2H02

Chinese Geography and the Culture of Travel
中國的地理與旅遊文化

CC

COG
HCW

 

 P

English

3

2

CC2H02P

Chinese Geography and the Culture of Travel
中國的地理與旅遊文化

CC

COG
HCW

 

P

 P

Putonghua

3

2

COMP1B02

Friends, Followers and Circles: Connections in a Socially-Computed World

COMP

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

COMP1B03

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Rise of the ICT Industry in China

COMP

COG

 

 

P

English

3

1

ENGL2B03

Exploring Language in Social Life

ENGL

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

ENGL2B01

Globalised Organizational Communication

ENGL

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

ENGL1B05

Language and Conflict in the Contemporary World

ENGL

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

ENGL1B04

Language and Society in Europe

ENGL

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

ENGL2B02

New Media: New Meanings

ENGL

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

GEC1B15

China, Globalization, and the Challenge of Technological Change

GEC

COG

P

 

P

English

3

1

GEC2B14

Ethnic Minority Communities in Hong Kong

GEC

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

GEC1B11

Gandhi and Civil Rights Movements

GEC

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

GEC1H16

Governing China: Chinese Politics and Legal System 中國的管治:中國政治與法律體制

GEC

COG
HCW

P

P

English

3

1

GEC1H16C

Governing China: Chinese Politics and Legal System 中國的管治:中國政治與法律體制

GEC

COG
HCW

P

P

Cantonese

3

1

GEC1B12

International Relations and Global Issues

GEC

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

GEC1B13

Introduction to Political Science

GEC

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

GEC1B38

Hong Kong Governance and Politics

GEC/APSS

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

GEC2B39

Chinese Diaspora in the Age of Globalization

GEC/CBS

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

LGT1B01

Hong Kong, Greater China and Transport Development

LMS

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

LGT2B02

Principles of Operations Management

LMS

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

LSGI1B02

Climate Change and Society

LSGI

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

LSGI2B01

Map Reading and Interpretation

LSGI

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

MM2B01

Business and Society: Corporate Social Responsibility

MM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

MM1B09

Chinese Wisdom on Management

MM

COG

 

 

P

English

3

1

MM2B02

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

MM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

MM1B06

First Bucket of Gold in China

MM

COG

 

 

P

English

3

1

MM2B04

Globalization and Multinational Business Organizations

MM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

MM2B05

Introduction to Marketing

MM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

2

MM1B07

Invitation to Chinese Legal Empire

MM

COG

P

 

P

English

3

1

MM1B12

Management of China’s Cultural Heritage in a Global Perspective

MM

COG

P

 

P

English

3

1

MM1B03

Managing Organizations

MM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

MM2B08

Sex, Lies and Marketing

MM

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

MM1B11

Social Entrepreneurship – Addressing Social Issues Through Social Innovation

MM

COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

MM1B10

Social media – technology, theory and marketing

MM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

HTM1B04

Achieving Quality Customer Service in Hospitality Industry

SHTM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

HTM1E02

The World and Responsible Consumers and Travellers

SHTM

HRD
COG

P

 

 

English

3

1

HTM1B03P

Tourism: China and the World 旅游:中國與世界

SHTM

COG

 

P

P

Putonghua

3

1

HTM1B05

World Destinations: Culture and Geography

SHTM

COG

 

 

 

English

3

1

SN2B02

Disasters and Global Health Challenges

SN

COG

P

 

 

English

3

2

 

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History, Cultures and World Views (HCW)

 

Subject code

Subject Title

Hosting Dept