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

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 (3)
Soc. 108 Introduction to Statistics 3 -

Free Elective Course

3

General Education Courses

6
Total Minimum Credits 38
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 Society 3 -
Soc. 231 Social Problems - 3
Soc. 255 Philosophy through Film and Literature 3 -
Soc. 257 Art and Society 3 (3)
Soc. 259 Race and Ethnicity 3 (3)
Comp. 203 Computer Applications in Social Sciences - 3

Free Elective Courses

5

General Education Course

3
Total Minimum Credits 35
  Number of Credits 1st Term Number of Credits 2nd Term
Sociology Elective Courses (choose 24 credits)
Soc. 257     Art and Society - 3
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. 323     The Road to Social Entrepreneurship - 3
Soc. 331     Western Classical Social Thought - 3
Soc. 332     Sport and Society 3 -
Soc. 333     Urban Sociology 3 3
Soc./Eng. 335 Popular Culture 3 -
Soc. 336     Love, Family and Kinship - 3
Soc. 339     Sociology of Religion 3 -
Soc. 342     Political Sociology - 3
Soc. 343     Business Anthropology    - 3
Soc. 356     Gender Relations 3 -
Soc. 357     Migration 3 -
Soc. 358     Poverty, Social Policy and Soical Innovation    - 3
Soc. 359     Self, Emotional and Culture    - 3
Soc. 360     Social Change and Modernity    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
  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. 339 Sociology of Religion 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