College Elective Courses

(Cohort 2016, Cohort 2015 & Cohort  2014)

The new BBA curriculum introduces College elective courses to broaden students’ perspectives, enhance students’ learning ability and enrich students’ interdisciplinary learning experiences.  Students are required to fulfil the College Elective requirements as follows:

Students College Requirement College-specified Courses under GE Requirement Remarks
Normative 4-year curriculum 1 College Elective 
(3 credits)
3 College Electives 
(9 credits)
From at least three subject areas
Advanced Standing I 1 College Elective 
(3 credits)
2 College Electives 
(6 credits)
From at least two subject areas
Advanced Standing II 1 College Elective 
(3 credits)
2 College Electives 
(6 credits)
From at least two subject areas

List of College Electives:

Subject Areas Course Code Course Title Offering Units
Area 1: Mathematics and Modeling CB2011 Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modeling Management Sciences
MA1006 Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business ** Mathematics
Area 2: Programming and Technology CB2021 Big Data Management Information Systems
CB2022 Business Programming with Spreadsheet Information Systems
CB2023 Mobile Applications for Business Information Systems
CB3021 Business Discovery Methods Management Sciences and Marketing
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies Computer Science
Area 3: Law LW2903 Business and Law Law
Area 4: Business and Communications CB2041 Applications of Game Theory to Business Economics and Finance
CB3041 Financial Statement Analysis Accountancy
CB3042 China Business Environment Marketing
CB3043 Business Case Analysis & Communication Management and Marketing
CB3044 Introduction to Financial Markets # Economics and Finance
CB3045 Advanced Seminar on Business Case Analysis Management Sciences and Information Systems

** Students who wish to take a Minor in Mathematics should take note that they are required to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses which include MA1200 and MA1201. MA1006 is an exclusive course of these two prerequisites. According to the Academic Regulations, students will be restricted from registration in a course when they have earned credit units for an exclusive course. In this connection, students should not have taken MA1006 before they declare a Minor in Mathematics. (

# CB3044 is an elective course offered to non-BBA Finance students.