Cohort 2018/19 - Normative 4-Year Study Plan

Students are required to complete the following six college required courses (18 credits) in their first year of study.

Year Sem Course
1 A Either Sem A /B
CB2100
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Either Sem A /B
CB2601 Marketing
Either Sem A /B
CB2400
Microeconomics
GE
(Note 2)
GE1401 University English or EAP (Note 1) Either Sem A /B
CHIN1001 University Chinese I
(Note 3)
B Either Sem A /B
CB2201
Operations Management

Either Sem A /B
CB2300
Management

Either Sem A /B
CB2500
Information Management
GE
(Note 2)
GE2402 English for Business Communication or EAP
(Note 1)
 
2 A CB2402
Macroeconomics
CB2101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting CB2200
Business Statistics
Major course
(Note 4)
College Elective
(Note 5*)
GE2402
English for Business Communication
(for students taken EAP)
B College Elective
(Note 5*)
Either Sem A /B
CB3410
Financial Management
Major course Minor 1/
Free Elective
(Note 6)
GE
(Note 2)
GE1401
University English (for students taken EAP)
3 A College Elective
(Note 5)
Major course Major course Minor 2/
Free Elective
(Note 6)
GE1501
Chinese Civilization – History & Philosophy
 
B College Elective
(Note 5)
Major course Major course Minor 3/
Free Elective
(Note 6)
GE
(Note 2)
 
4 A College Elective
(Note 5)
Major course Major course Minor 4/
Free Elective
(Note 6)
College Elective
(Note 5*)
 
B Either Sem A /B
CB4303
Strategy and Policy
Major course Major course Minor 5/
Free Elective
(Note 6)
Minor 6/ Free Elective (Note 6)  

Minimum Credits Required

GE (21 CU): GE courses (12 CU) + College Electives (9 CU)
GE (9 CU): 2 ENGL + CCIV
College Requirement (42 CU): College Core (33 CU) + College Elective (9 CU)
Major Requirement (30 CU): Major core / major elective courses
Minor/Free Electives (18 CU - 42 CU)
Min. Total: 120 CU
Max. Allowable: 144 CU

*CU = Credit Units

Note:

  1. English Language Requirement
    Students admitted with HKDSE English Level 3 or equivalent are required to complete two 3-credit unit EAP courses, EL0200A English for Academic Purposes 1* and EL0200B English for Academic Purposes 2”, prior to taking the 2 GE English courses (GE 1401 and GE2402).

    * Early Exit Arrangement
    Students who demonstrate that they have achieved a grade B or above in their overall course results for EL0200A will achieve 3 credits and also be considered to have satisfied the pre-requisite for entry to the GE English courses without needing to take EL0200B.  For details, please visit the website of University Language Requirements.
     
  2. Gateway Education Course Distributional Requirements (12 credit units from 3 areas, at least 3 credit units from each area)
    Area 1: Arts and Humanities
    Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations
    Area 3: Science and Technology
     
  3. Chinese Language Requirement
    Students scoring below Level 4 in HKDSE Chinese Language, or scoring below Grade D in HKALE AS-level Chinese Language and Culture are required to take a 3-credit unit course CHIN1001 University Chinese I.
     
  4. Major Course (Major Core / Major Elective)
    • Single-major students: 30 credit units for Major cores / Major Electives
    • Double-major students: 30 credit units for Major cores / Major Electives from home department + at least 27 credit units for Major cores / Major electives from second major department(See 5# & 6#)​​
  1. College Elective (18 credit units from 5 subject areas, of which, 12 credit units must be chosen from at least 3 different subject areas (Area 1 - 4) and 6 credit units must be chosen from Area 5)
    Students are required to take 18 credit units from the College elective list:
    • 9 credit units of college elective courses are to fulfill the GE requirement (Area 1 - 4); and
    • △ 3 credit units of college elective courses are to fulfill the College Elective (Area 1 - 4); and
    • △ 6 credit units of college elective courses are to fulfill the College Elective (Area 5)

Area 1: Mathematics and Modeling
Area 2: Programming and Technology
Area 3: Law and Communications
Area 4: Business (I)
Area 5: Business (II)

# △ 3 For students declaring BBA double major, 3 credit units of College Elective (Area 1 - 4) and 6 credit units of College Elective (Area 5) will be exempted. These 9 credit units can be used to fulfil the second major requirement. If students fail to complete the second major requirement in the end, they still need to complete the College elective requirement mentioned above.

  1. Minor / Free Elective requirement
    Students who do not choose a minor are required to take Elective courses. The remaining credits are to fulfil the credit requirement for graduation, if so required.

# For students declaring BBA double major, Minor / Free Elective can be used to fulfil the second major requirement. 

For BBA students, in the case that the same course being offered in the Major and in College Electives (Area 5), the credit units earned will count only once, for fulfilling the Major requirement, then for fulfilling the College requirement. Students are responsible for ensuring the College and Major requirements are fulfilled to obtain graduation qualification.