UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Liberal Studies Teaching (5-year)
The BA (Hons) History and BEd (Hons) Liberal Studies Teaching programme will provide thorough preparation over five years in two distinct disciplines: History and Education Studies. Students who successfully complete the programme will be conferred recognised teacher status. During the progression of their studies, students will undertake periods of school experience and teaching practice. In addition, one semester is scheduled to facilitate students' participation in overseas exchange or off-campus internship. Students will take the full set of General Education courses in accordance with University requirement.
The structure of the curriculum is as follows:
History Courses
Education Courses
Honours Project
General Education Courses
Free Electives
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Requirements  
History Major Courses 51 units
a) History Required Courses (27 units)
HIST 1150 China in the Imperial Age
HIST 1205 World History: Civilizations in Contact
HIST 1405 History, Heritage & Human Communities
HIST 2105 Introduction to Modern Chinese History
HIST 2106 History of Hong Kong since 1900
HIST 2205 Modern Asia (1800-1945)
HIST 2305 China & the West since 1500
HIST 2405 Historiographical Traditions: East & West       
HIST 3405 Historical Theory & Practice

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b) History Elective Courses (24 units)
At least one course from each of the following clusters:
Chinese History Cluster:
HIST 3105 Contemporary China
HIST 3106 Current Issues in Hong Kong & China
HIST 3127 The Historical Role of China in the World
Western and Non-China Asian History Cluster:
HIST 3207 History of the United States since 1877
HIST 3216 History of Japan since 1912
HIST 3225 Europe since the First World War
East-West Studies Cluster:
HIST 3305 China and Asia since 1900
HIST 3306 International Relations after 1945
HIST 3316 Western Diplomacy in Modern Asia
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Major Elective Courses:
HIST 3105 Contemporary China
HIST 3106 Current Issues in Hong Kong & China
HIST 3107 Early Imperial China
HIST 3115 Engendering Imperial Chinese History
HIST 3116 Foreign Relations of Modern China
HIST 3117 History of Hong Kong to 1900
HIST 3125 Late Imperial China
HIST 3126 Mid Imperial China
HIST 3127 The Historical Role of China in the World
HIST 3135 The Socialist & Communist Traditions
HIST 3205 Great Trends in Modern European History
HIST 3206 History of Southeast Asia
HIST 3207 History of the United State since 1877
HIST 3215 History of the United States to1877
HIST 3216 History of Japan since 1912
HIST 3217 Nineteenth Century European History
HIST 3225 Europe since the First World War
HIST 3226 History of Korea
HIST 3227 Modern History of Singapore
HIST 3305 China and Asia since 1900
HIST 3306 International Relations after 1945
HIST 3307 International Relations to 1945
HIST 3315 Modern Japan & the West
HIST 3316 Western Diplomacy in Modern Asia
HIST 3317 The Chinese Diaspora
HIST 3325 History of Chinese Food Culture in Global Perspective
HIST 3406 Information Technologies and Quantitative Methods for Historical Studies
HIST 4105 History of Chinese Women since 1912
HIST 4106 Contemporary Chinese Political Thought
HIST 4107 History of Taiwan
HIST 4115 History of the Catholic Church in China
HIST 4116 Intellectual Trends in Modern China
HIST 4117 Missionaries in Modern China
HIST 4125 Revolution & Nationalism in Republican China (1912-1949)
HIST 4126 Selected Themes in the History of Chinese Women
HIST 4127 Social & Economic Development of Modern China
HIST 4135 Topic Studies in Chinese History
HIST 4136 Childhood in Imperial China
HIST 4137 Legal History of Traditional China
HIST 4145 Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society
HIST 4205 Origins of Western Imperialism
HIST 4206 Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia
HIST 4207 Topic Studies in Asian History
HIST 4215 Topic Studies in Western History
HIST 4216 United States Diplomacy since 1898
HIST 4217 Western Intellectual Thought
HIST 4305 Sino-American Relations
HIST 4306 Sino-Russian Relations
HIST 4307 Topic Studies in Sino/Asian-Western Relations
HIST 4315 Introduction to Museum Studies
HIST 4316 Global History of the Seas, 1400-1950
HIST 4317 Global History of Tourism
HIST 4325 History of Africa since Independence
HIST 4326 Science and Society: A Historical Perspective
HIST 4327 Topic Studies in Comparative History
HIST 4335 Topic Studies in Global History
HIST 4405 Oral History & Its Local Applications 
HIST 4406 Topic Studies in Cultural History
HIST 4407 Topic Studies in Social History



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Education Major Courses 51 units
a) EDUC Required Courses (33 units)
EDUC 1005 Introduction to Educational Psychology
EDUC 1006 Introduction to Liberal Studies in Schools
EDUC 1007 Instructional & Assessment Strategies for Liberal Studies
EDUC 1015 Teaching & Learning with Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
EDUC 1016 Introduction to Sociology of Education
EDUC 1017 Introduction to Philosophy of Education
EDUC 2005 Classroom Communication & Management     
EDUC 2006 Curriculum, Assessment & Learning
EDUC 2007 Educational Research
EDUC 2015 Teaching & Learning of Self & Personal Development
EDUC 2016 Teaching & Learning of Society & Culture
EDUC 3005 Teaching & Learning of Science, Technology & Environment
EDUC 3007 Inclusive Education & Special Educational Needs
EDUC 3015 Teacher's Personal & Professional Development     
EDUC 4005 Creative & Critical Thinking

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b) Education Integrated Practicum (10 units)
EDUC 1025 School Experience      
EDUC 3006 Supervised Teaching Practice I          
EDUC 3016 Supervised Teaching Practice II    

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c) Education Elective Courses (8 units)
EDUC 3035 Development of Children & Adolescents
EDUC 4015 Teaching General Studies 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 7230 Advanced Communication Skills
EDUC 7250 Inclusive Education
EDUC 7290 Moral & Civic Education  
EDUC 7901-9 Teaching of a Second Subject

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Honours Project 6 units
HIST 4898-9 Honours Project 6 units
General Education Courses 38 units
Free Electives 21 units
1 course preferably from GEOG
1 course preferably from SOCI
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One-semester off Campus programme (non-compulsory)
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Total 167 units
Schedule of Courses by Semester