This minor will be offered until 2022/23. Students who want to claim the LS Minor are advised to complete the concerned courses as soon as possible. Please note the offering schedule as stated here.
Please note that students admitted from 2021/22 cannot claim the LS Minor.
Liberal Studies is one of the core subjects in the Hong Kong senior secondary curriculum. This minor programme aims to equip participants with the pedagogical knowledge, skills, values and attitudes required to teach Liberal Studies. It enables participants to go beyond facts and engage in critical reflection through the study of perennial and contemporary issues. This minor includes the curriculum and methods in Liberal Studies, self and society, public health, social studies, globalization, science, technology and environmental studies.
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List of courses:
Students who take Liberal Studies as a Minor are required to take INS2013, SCI2563 and SSC3134 (the compulsory courses), plus any one course labeled as * and any one course labeled as #.
|Course Code||Course Title||Minor Core/ Elective||Credit Points|
|SCI2563||Public Health (will be offered in Sem I, 2021/22 & Sem I, 2022/23)||Core||3|
|SSC3134||Self and Society (will be offered in Sem I, 2021/22)||Core||3|
|INS2013||Curriculum and Methods in Liberal Studies I (will be offered in Sem I, 2021/22)||Core||3|
|And choose one out of the two courses *|
|SCI2562||Environmental Studies for Sustainable Development * (will be offered in Sem II, 2021/22 & Sem II, 2022/23)||Elective||3|
|SCI2564||The Technology and Usage of Energy * (will be offered in Sem II, 2021/22 & Sem II, 2022/23)||Elective||3|
|And choose one out of the three courses #|
|SSC2044/ SSC3276||Hong Kong Studies # (will be offered in Sem I, 2021/22 & Sem I, 2022/23)||Elective||3|
|SSC3007||China Studies # (will be offered in Sem I, 2021/22)||Elective||3|
|SSC4136||Globalization: Issues and Perspectives # (will be offered in Sem I, 2021/22)||Elective||3|
Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.