Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and History
文學士(中文及歷史)

Overview

Degree Requirement

  1. Gateway Education (GE)
      Normative
    4-year degree
    Advanced
    Standing I Δ
    Advanced Standing II
    (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
    6 credit units 6 credit units 3 credit units
    3 credit units 3 credit units Not compulsory
    requirement
    Distributional Requirements
    A minimum of 3 credit units from each of the three distributional areas below:
    Area 1: Arts and Humanities
    Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
    Area 3: Science and Technology
    12 credit units# 6 credit units* 3 credit units
    College-specified requirements 9 credit units 6 credit units 6 credit units
    Total 30 credits 21 credits 12 credits

    # Take at least 1 course from each of the three distributional areas
    * Take 2 courses from two different distributional areas

     

  2. English Attainment Requirement

    Students are required to complete the following courses:

    English Language Courses Normative
    4-year degree
    Advanced
    Standing I Δ
    Advanced Standing II
    (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
    3 credits 3 credits --
    3 credits 3 credits 3 credits
    6 credits# 6 credits# --
    (for students whose entry qualification in English scoring Level 3 in HKDSE English Language or Grade E in HKALE AS-level Use of English, or as determined by English Language Centre)  

    * Early Exit Arrangement
    Bachelor's degree students successfully completing EL0200A and EL0200B for a total of 6 credits will be considered to have achieved the minimum standard required for proceeding to the GE English courses. Students who have achieved a grade B or above in their overall course results for EL0200A will be permitted to exit the programme at this point. They will achieve 3 credits and also be considered to have satisfied the pre-requistie for entry to the GE English courses.

    # The credits earned from taking EL0200 (3 or 6 credits) will not be counted towards the minimum credit units required for graduation and will not be included in the calculation of cumulative grade point average (CGPA). However, they will be counted towards the maximum credit units permitted

    (For details of English Language Requirement, please refer to the University website.)

     

  3. Chinese Language Requirement

    Students may be required to complete the 3-credit CHIN1001 University Chinese I # according to their entry qualification in Chinese:

    Entry Qualification in Chinese Normative
    4-year degree
    Advanced
    Standing I Δ
    Advanced Standing II
    (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
    • Scoring Level 4 or above in HKDSE Chinese Language
    • Scoring Grade D or above in HKALE AS-level Chinese Language and Culture
    No No No
    • Scoring Level 3 in HKDSE Chinese Language
    • Scoring Grade E in HKALE AS-level Chinese Language and Culture
    Yes Yes No
    • Students who do not have the Hong Kong public examinations result of HKDSE Chinese Language or HKALE AS-level Chinese Language and Culture
    No No No

    # The 3-credit CHIN1001 University Chinese I will not be counted towards the minimum credit units required for graduation and will not be included in the calculation of cumulative grade point average (CGPA). However, they will be counted towards the maximum credit units permitted.

    (For details of Chinese Language Requirement, please refer to the University website.)

     

  4. College Requirement #
    Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
    6 credit units 6 credit units 0 credit unit

    # Students of 2015 entry or before transferred from another department of CLASS to the Major will be required to take 15 / 9 credit units of College Requirement for normative four-year degree / Advanced Standing I.

    (For details of both the College Specified Requirement and College Requirement Courses, please refer to the College website:  College website)

     

  5. Minor (optional)
    Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
    15 - 18 credit units 15 - 18 credit units 15 - 18 credit units

     

  6. Free Electives

    Remainder to fulfill credit requirements for graduation, if necessary

     

  7. Major Requirement
    Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
    Foundation-year courses@:
    6 credit units
    Foundation-year courses@:
    0 credit units
    Foundation-year courses@:
    0 credit units
    Stream core courses:
    30 credit units
    Stream core courses:
    30 credit units
    Stream core courses:
    30 credit units
    Stream elective courses:
    24 credit units
    Stream elective courses:
    24 credit units
    Stream elective courses:
    24 credit units

    @ Normative 4-year degree students of second major will be required to take the Foundation-year courses (6 credit units). Students changed to the Major will follow the Advanced Standing I curriculum.

    I. 必修科目 (6 credit units)

    (For normative 4-year degree students in the first year)
    Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
    CAH2610Sources of Chinese Tradition
    中國傳統原典選讀
    3
    CAH2611Topics in Chinese Sources of Literature, Cultural Heritage and History
    中國傳統原典專題
    3

    There are two clusters for the Foundation-year courses: the Chinese cluster is for students who enroll in the Chinese stream and the English cluster is for those who enroll in the History and Cultural Heritage streams.

    II. Please click the following links for course details (both core courses and electives) of the three streams:

    Chinese Stream

    Cultural Heritage Stream

    History Stream


    Δ For students with recognised Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications.

    ΔΔ For Associate Degree/Higher Diploma graduates admitted to the senior year.

     

 

Enquiry: cah@cityu.edu.hk


Last updated: 09 February 2017