Programme Curriculum Structure (applicable to students admitted in or before 2018-2019)

All students enrolling in the BSocSc (Hons) in Sociology will be subjected to the course requirements and programme structure as listed below:

First Year

(Total number of credits required: 38)

Compulsory Courses (29 credits)

Number of Credits 1st Term

Number of Credits 2nd Term

Language Requirements

Chi. 101-2    First Year Chinese

4

4

Eng. 111-2   English Usage

3

3

Compulsory Courses

Soc. 208 Hong Kong Society & Culture

-

3

Introductory Courses

Soc. 100 Introduction to Sociology

3

-

Soc. 103 Introduction to Anthropology

-

3

Soc. 106 The Art of Reasoning

-

3

Soc. 108 Introduction to Statistics

3

-

Free Elective Course

3

General Education Courses

6

Total Minimum Credits

38

Second Year

(Total number of credits required: 35)

Compulsory Courses (18 credits)

Number of Credits 1st Term

Number of Credits 2nd Term

Language Requirements

Eng. 211-2 English Writing

3

3

Introductory Courses

Soc. 205 Sociological Theory I

3

-

Soc. 207 Sociological Theory II

-

3

Soc. 221 Social Research Methods

3

-

Soc. 221A Applied Quantitative Social Research Methods or
Soc. 221B Applied Qualitative Social Research Methods

-

3

Sociology Elective Courses (choose 9 credits)

Soc. 204 Cultures in the Contemporary World

3

-

Soc. 231 Social Problems

-

3

Soc. 255 Philosophy through Film and Literature

3

-

Soc. 257 Art and Society

3

-

Soc. 259 Race and Ethnicity

-

3

Comp. 203 Computer Applications in Social Sciences

-

3

Free Elective Courses

5

General Education Course

3

Total Minimum Credits

35

Third Year

(Total number of credits required: 30)

 

Number of Credits 1st Term

Number of Credits 2nd Term

Sociology Elective Courses (choose 24 credits)

Soc. 301     Hong Kong in a Global World

3

-

Soc. 305     Class, Status and Power in Chinese Societies

3

-

Soc. 306     Social Stratification

3

-

Soc. 321     Economic Sociology

3

-

Soc. 331     Western Classical Social Thought

-

3

Soc. 332     Sport and Society

3

-

Soc. 333     Urban Sociology

3

-

Soc. 336     Love, Family and Kinship

-

3

Soc. 337     Criminology

-

3

Soc. 339     Sociology of Religion

3

-

Soc. 342     Political Sociology

-

3

Soc. 356     Gender Relations

-

3

Soc. 357     Migration

3

-

Soc. 359     Self, Emotion and Culture   

-

3

Soc. 360     Social Change and Modernity   

3

-

Soc. 361     The Road to Social Entrepreneurship

-

3

Soc. 362     Tourism and Culture   

-

3

Soc. 371     Chinese Culture and Society

3

-

Soc. 470     Service Learning 

3

-

Soc. 490     Enterprise Learning

-

3

Free Elective Courses

3

General Education Course

3

Total Minimum Credits

30

Fourth Year

(Total number of credits required: 21)

 

Number of Credits 1st Term

Number of Credits 2nd Term

Sociology Elective Courses (choose 21 credits)

Soc. 302 Environmental Sociology

-

3

Soc. 336 Love, Family and Kinship

3

-

Soc. 401-2 Honours Project

3

3

Soc. 404 Sociology of Occupations and Professions

3

-

Soc. 405 Social Control

3

-

Soc. 406 Selected Topics

3

-

Soc. 408 Sociology of Knowledge

3

-

Soc. 409 Collective Memory and Social Change

3

-

Soc. 410 Sociology of Organizations

3

-

Soc. 420 Evaluation Research

-

3

Soc. 430 Economic Reform and Social Transformation in Contemporary China

-

3

Soc. 440 Collective Behaviours and Social Movement

-

3

Soc. 490 Enterprise Learning

-

3

Total Minimum Credits

21