UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Liberal Studies Teaching (4-year)
The BA (Hons) in History and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching Programme will provide thorough preparation over four years in two distinct disciplines: History and Education Studies. In addition, students who successfully complete the Programme will be conferred with recognized teacher status. During the progression of their studies, students will undertake periods of school experience and teaching practice. Students will also be required to follow a number of Complementary Studies Courses outside their two disciplines.
The structure of the curriculum is as follows:
History Courses
Education Courses
Honours Project
Complementary Studies Courses
51 units
50 units
  6 units
24 units
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131 units
 
 
Requirements  
History Courses 51 units
a) History Required Courses (33 units)  
Methodology (9 units):
HIST 1150 The Historical Tradition of the West
HIST 2120 Historical Theory & Practice
HIST 2170 Introduction to Chinese Historiography

3 units
3 units
3 units
Sino/Asian-Western Relations (6 units)
HIST 2110 China & the West since 1500
HIST 3110 Western Diplomacy in Modern Asia

3 units
3 units
Chinese History (6 units)
HIST 1121-2 History of Chinese Culture & Society

6 units
Western History (6 units)
HIST 1131-2 History of Western Civilization

6 units
Local and Asian History (6 units)
HIST 2150 Modern Asia (1800-1945)
HIST 2160 Twentieth Century Hong Kong History

3 units
3 units
b) History Elective Courses (18 units)  
A student will choose 12 units in one area. He or she must then select 6 units from another area. In exceptional cases, a student may apply to the Head of the Department of History for permission to choose 18 units from one area.
Sino/Asian-Western Relations
HIST 2220 Foreign Relations of Modern China
HIST 3620 Missionaries in Modern China
HIST 3720 Topic Studies in Sino/Asian-Western Relations
HIST 3760 International Relations to 1945
HIST 3770 International Relations after 1945
HIST 3780 Sino-Russian Relations
HIST 3790 Sino-American Relations
HIST 3840 Modern Japan & the West

3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
Chinese History
HIST 1220 The Socialist & Communist Traditions
HIST 1620 Perspectives on Chinese History
HIST 2210 Introduction to Modern Chinese History
HIST 2660 History of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
HIST 2670 History of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1840)
HIST 3210 Contemporary Chinese Political Thought
HIST 3220 History of Taiwan
HIST 3610 History of Chinese Women to 1911
HIST 3630 Chinese Women & Politics in Twentieth Century China
HIST 3640 Social & Economic Development of Modern China
HIST 3650 Intellectual Trends in Modern China
HIST 3660 Revolution & Nationalism in Republican China (1912-1949)
HIST 3730 Topic Studies in Chinese History
HIST 3810 History of Modern China
HIST 3820 Contemporary China
HIST 3910 Topic Studies in Social History

3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
Western History
HIST 2650 Great Trends in Modern European History
HIST 2740 History of the United States to 1877
HIST 2750 History of the United States since 1877
HIST 3670 Western Intellectual Thought
HIST 3690 Twentieth Century United States Diplomacy
HIST 3710 Topic Studies in Western History
HIST 3860 Origins of Western Imperialism
HIST 3890 Nineteenth Century European History
HIST 3900 Twentieth Century European History

3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
Local and Asian History
HIST 2690 History of Hong Kong to 1900
HIST 2710 History of Southeast Asia
HIST 2760 Topic Studies in Cultural History
HIST 3680 China & Asia in the Twentieth Century
HIST 3740 Topic Studies in Asian History
HIST 3750 Current Issues in Hong Kong & China
HIST 3830 Oral History & Its Local Applications
HIST 3870 Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia
HIST 3880 Japan in the Twentieth Century

3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
Education Courses 50 units
a) Education Required Courses (32 units)
EDUC 1050 Introduction to Educational Psychology
EDUC 1060 Introduction to Sociology of Education
EDUC 1080 Introduction to Philosophy of Education
EDUC 1090 Teaching & Learning with Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
EDUC 1120 Introduction to Liberal Studies in Schools
EDUC 1130 Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Liberal Studies
EDUC 2020 Curriculum, Assessment & Learning
EDUC 2040 Classroom Communication & Management
EDUC 2060 Teaching & Learning of Self & Personal Development
EDUC 2070 Teaching & Learning of Society & Culture
EDUC 2080 Educational Research
EDUC 3040 Teacher's Personal & Professional Development
EDUC 3080 Teaching & Learning of Science, Technology & Environment
EDUC 4150 Creative & Critical Thinking

2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
3 units
3 units
2 units
2 units
3 units
3 units
2 units
2 units
b) Education Integrated Practicum (10 units)
EDUC 1070 School Experience
EDUC 3050 Supervised Teaching Practice I
EDUC 3060 Supervised Teaching Practice II

2 units
4 units
4 units
c) Education Elective Courses (8 units)#
EDUC 3630 Development of Children & Adolescents
EDUC 3690 Inclusive Education & Special Educational Needs
EDUC 4010 Teaching General Studies to Young Learners
EDUC 4120 Teaching Mathematics to Young Learners
EDUC 7070 Student Self Development
EDUC 7100 Education System & Policy in Hong Kong
EDUC 7110 Psychology of Adolescence
EDUC 7130 School Management & Decision Making
EDUC 7170 School Guidance
EDUC 7180 Action Learning in the Classroom
EDUC 7200 Information Technology in Education
EDUC 7230 Advanced Communication Skills
EDUC 7250 Inclusive Education
EDUC 7290 Moral & Civic Education
EDUC 7901-9 Teaching of a Second Subject

2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
2 units
Honours Project 6 units
HIST 3591-2 Honours Project 6 units
Complementary Studies Courses 24 units
Core Requirements
I.T. 1180 Information Management Technology
LANG 1480 University Chinese
LANG 1491-2 English I & II
U.L. 1121-2 University Life
Physical Education Courses
Values and the Meaning of Life Course

3 units
3 units
6 units
0 units
0 units
3 units
Distribution Requirements
One Science course
One non-major course
Free elective course

3 units
3 units
3 units
Total 131 units
Schedule of Courses by Semester