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Applied to students admitted in 2018/19 or afterwards

 

ENG as Home Major

Core Courses (36 units)

  • ENGL 1005 English, Creativity, and Cultures
  • ENGL 2005 Introduction to the Study of Language
  • ENGL 2007 Literary and Comparative Studies
  • ENGL 2015 Literature and Culture  OR
  • ENGL 2006 Language, Culture and Society
  • ENGL 2016 Sounds of English Around the World
  • ENGL 2017 Stepping Stones in English Grammar
  • ENGL 2025 The Art of Storytelling
  • ENGL 2026 Argumentation and Persuasion
  • ENGL 2027 Academic and Professional Writing
  • ENGL 3005 Research Skills in English Language and Literature
  • ENGL 4898-9 Honours Project

Major Elective Courses (12 units: 4 of the following; at least 2 courses of which must be at 3000 or 4000 level) 

1. Language and Communication Studies     

  • ENGL 2095 Foundations of Language Studies
  • ENGL 3007 Discourse Studies
  • ENGL 3026 Special Topic in Language
  • ENGL 3027 Special Topic in Linguistic Theory
  • ENGL 3107 Acquiring and Learning a Language
  • ENGL 3205 Components of a Word
  • ENGL 3206 Critical Discourse Analysis
  • ENGL 3207 Language and Intercultural Communication
  • ENGL 3305 Studying Meaning
  • ENGL 3306 Understanding Phonological Patterns
  • ENGL 3307 Architecture of Grammar
  • ENGL 4006 Advanced Topic in Language
  • ENGL 4007 Advanced Topic in Linguistic Theory
  • ENGL 4017 Advanced Seminar in Language and Gender
  • ENGL 4025 Analyzing Multimodal Communication
  • ENGL 4026 Exploring Intercultural Communication Through Films and Literature
  • ENGL 4027 Exploring Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
  • ENGL 4035 Functional Grammar
  • ENGL 4036 Language, Communication and Advertising
  • ENGL 4037 Language and the Workplace
  • ENGL 4045 Language in Education
  • ENGL 4047 Perspectives on Universal Themes
  • ENGL 4055 Stories of English
  • ENGL 4056 Theoretical Linguist Meets World
  • ENGL 4057 Unravelling Syntax
  • Third Language (Putonghua is not counted)

2. Literary and Comparative Studies    

  • ENGL 2035 The Short Story
  • ENGL 2036 Pre-Modern Drama
  • ENGL 2056 Faces of Comparative Literature
  • ENGL 2076 Poetry
  • ENGL 2077 Critical Approaches to Literature
  • ENGL 2086 Poetry and Poetics
  • ENGL 3015 Creative Writing
  • ENGL 3036 Chinese-Western Literary Relations
  • ENGL 3037 Creative Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 3045 Great Novels in English
  • ENGL 3046 Literature and the Nobel Prize
  • ENGL 3055 Literature and Film
  • ENGL 3066 Modern and Contemporary Drama
  • ENGL 3096 The Child and Literature
  • ENGL 3105 Twentieth-Century Literature
  • ENGL 3106 Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • ENGL 4016 American Popular Fiction after 1950
  • ENGL 4046 Hong Kong Stories in English
  • ENGL 4065 Dystopian Fiction
  • ENGL 4066 World Literatures
  • ENGL 4067 Comics and Graphic Novels
  • ENGL 4075 Special Topic in Comparative Literature
  • ENGL 4076 21st Century Fiction
  • ENGL 4077 Detective Fiction
  • ENGL 4085 Special Topic in Literature
  • ENGL 4086 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
  • ENGL 4087 Special Topic in Critical Theory
  • ENGL 4095 Gender and Literature
  • ENGL 4096 Diaspora Writing in English
  • ENGL 4097 Gothic Literature
  • ENGL 4105 Comparative Drama
  • ENGL 4106 Literary Journalism
  • ENGL 4107 Postcolonial Fiction

CHI as Second Major 

Students taking Chinese as Second Major are required to take 48 units from their Home Major programme, 36 of which are core courses and 12 electives. In their Second Major programme (i.e., Chinese), they are required to take the following core courses (30 units) and 2 elective courses from Group A, and 2 from Groups B/C/D, depending on what their Home Major is.

Each of the following asterisked (*) courses may be substituted by a level-3 or level-4, major elective CHIL course listed below.

Core Courses (30 units)

  • CHIL 2005 中國文學史 (先秦至五代)
  • *CHIL 2006 文學概論
  • CHIL 2007 現代漢語語法
  • *CHIL 2015 讀書指導
  • *CHIL 2016 中國文字學
  • CHIL 2017 古代漢語
  • CHIL 2025 中國文學史 (宋至清)
  • CHIL 2026 中國現當代文學 (1917–現在)
  •  * CHIL 3005 漢語音韻學
  • * CHIL 4005 文學批評

Major Elective courses (12 units: 2 courses from Group A, and 2 from Groups B/C/D; at least 2 courses of which must be at 3000 or 4000 level) 

Group A:

  • CHIL 2045英譯中國名著選讀 〔思想文化〕
  • CHIL 4006中國目錄學
  • CHIL 4007經典 – 精讀與反思
  • CHIL 4015經學與中國文化
  • CHIL 4016中國思想與文學
  • CHIL 4017中國文化統整研究
  • CHIL 4025論語
  • CHIL 4026傳統中國文化的現代觀照
  • CHIL 4027先秦儒家專書選讀
  • CHIL 4035 諸子選讀
  • CHIL 4036 西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (思想文化)
  • CHIL 4037莊子
  • CHIL 4107中國史學名篇 (思想文化)
  • CHIL 4207西方漢學

Group B:

  • CHIL 4045漢語與中國文化
  • CHIL 4046中文修辭學
  • CHIL 4047訓詁學
  • CHIL 4055漢語實用語法
  • CHIL 4056中國語文專書研究
  • CHIL 4057中國語文專題研究
  • CHIL 4305漢語方言學概要

Group C:

  • CHIL 1005歷代中國詩選
  • CHIL 1006歷代中國散文選
  • CHIL 2046英譯中國名著選讀〔古代文學〕
  • CHIL 3006中國傳記文學 (古代文學)
  • CHIL 3007中國古典小說
  • CHIL 3015詞曲選
  • CHIL 3016中國史傳文選讀
  • CHIL 4065楚辭
  • CHIL 4066中國古典戲劇
  • CHIL 4067詩經
  • CHIL 4075中國文學理論批評專題 (古代文學)
  • CHIL 4076中國古典小說戲劇專題研究
  • CHIL 4077中國古典文學專題研究
  • CHIL 4085 中國文學史專題研究 (古代文學)
  • CHIL 4086中國專家詩詞
  • CHIL 4087文心雕龍
  • CHIL 4097西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (古代文學)
  • CHIL 4206中國史學名篇 (古代文學)

Group D:

  • CHIL 3017中文創意寫作法
  • CHIL 3025香港文學對話
  • CHIL 3026現代中文小說寫作
  • CHIL 3027現代中文散文寫作
  • CHIL 3057中國傳記文學 (現代文學)
  • CHIL 4095 現當代中國作家研究
  • CHIL 4096中國現當代文學專題研究
  • CHIL 4105中國文學理論批評專題(現代文學)
  • CHIL 4106中國文學史專題研究 (現代文學)
  • CHIL 4205 西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (現代文學)

 

Applied to students admitted in 2017/18 or before

 

ENG as Home Major

Core Courses (36 units)

  • ENGL 1005 English, Creativity, and Cultures
  • ENGL 2005 Introduction to the Study of Language
  • ENGL 2007 Literary and Comparative Studies
  • ENGL 2015 Literature and Culture  OR
  • ENGL 2006 Language, Culture and Society
  • ENGL 2016 Sounds of English Around the World
  • ENGL 2017 Stepping Stones in English Grammar
  • ENGL 2025 The Art of Storytelling
  • ENGL 2026 Argumentation and Persuasion
  • ENGL 2027 Academic and Professional Writing
  • ENGL 3005 Research Skills in English Language and Literature
  • ENGL 4898-9 Honours Project

Major Elective Courses (12 units: 4 of the following) 

1. Language and Communication Studies    

  • ENGL 2095 Foundations of Language Studies
  • ENGL 3007 Discourse Studies
  • ENGL 3026 Special Topic in Language
  • ENGL 3027 Special Topic in Linguistic Theory
  • ENGL 3107 Acquiring and Learning a Language
  • ENGL 3205 Components of a Word
  • ENGL 3206 Critical Discourse Analysis
  • ENGL 3207 Language and Intercultural Communication
  • ENGL 3305 Studying Meaning
  • ENGL 3306 Understanding Phonological Patterns
  • ENGL 3307 Architecture of Grammar
  • ENGL 4006 Advanced Topic in Language
  • ENGL 4007 Advanced Topic in Linguistic Theory
  • ENGL 4017 Advanced Seminar in Language and Gender
  • ENGL 4025 Analyzing Multimodal Communication
  • ENGL 4026 Exploring Intercultural Communication Through Films and Literature
  • ENGL 4027 Exploring Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
  • ENGL 4035 Functional Grammar
  • ENGL 4036 Language, Communication and Advertising
  • ENGL 4037 Language and the Workplace
  • ENGL 4045 Language in Education
  • ENGL 4047 Perspectives on Universal Themes
  • ENGL 4055 Stories of English
  • ENGL 4056 Theoretical Linguist Meets World
  • ENGL 4057 Unravelling Syntax
  • Third Language (Putonghua is not counted)

2. Literary and Comparative Studies    

  • ENGL 2035 The Short Story
  • ENGL 2036 Pre-Modern Drama
  • ENGL 2056 Faces of Comparative Literature
  • ENGL 2076 Poetry
  • ENGL 2077 Critical Approaches to Literature
  • ENGL 2086 Poetry and Poetics
  • ENGL 3015 Creative Writing
  • ENGL 3036 Chinese-Western Literary Relations
  • ENGL 3037 Creative Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 3045 Great Novels in English
  • ENGL 3046 Literature and the Nobel Prize
  • ENGL 3055 Literature and Film
  • ENGL 3066 Modern and Contemporary Drama
  • ENGL 3096 The Child and Literature
  • ENGL 3105 Twentieth-Century Literature
  • ENGL 3106 Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • ENGL 4016 American Popular Fiction after 1950
  • ENGL 4046 Hong Kong Stories in English
  • ENGL 4065 Dystopian Fiction
  • ENGL 4066 World Literatures
  • ENGL 4067 Comics and Graphic Novels
  • ENGL 4075 Special Topic in Comparative Literature
  • ENGL 4076 21st Century Fiction
  • ENGL 4077 Detective Fiction
  • ENGL 4085 Special Topic in Literature
  • ENGL 4086 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
  • ENGL 4087 Special Topic in Critical Theory
  • ENGL 4095 Gender and Literature
  • ENGL 4096 Diaspora Writing in English
  • ENGL 4097 Gothic Literature
  • ENGL 4105 Comparative Drama
  • ENGL 4106 Literary Journalism
  • ENGL 4107 Postcolonial Fiction

CHI as Second Major 

Newly Added Courses

Students taking Chinese as Second Major are required to take 48 units from their Home Major programme, 36 of which are core courses and 12 electives. In their Second Major programme (i.e., Chinese), they are required to take the following core courses (30 units) and 2 elective courses from Group A, and 2 from Groups B/C/D, depending on what their Home Major is.

Each of the following asterisked (*) courses may be substituted by a level-3 or level-4, major elective CHIL course listed below.

Core Courses (30 units)

  • CHIL 2005中國文學史 (先秦至五代)
  • *CHIL 2006 文學概論
  • CHIL 2007 現代漢語語法
  • *CHIL 2015 讀書指導
  • *CHIL 2016 文字學
  • CHIL 2017 古代漢語
  • CHIL 2025 中國文學史 (宋至清)
  • * CHIL 3005 漢語音韻學
  • CHIL 2026 中國現當代文學 (1917–現在)
  • * CHIL 4005 文學批評

Major Elective courses (12 units: 2 courses from Group A, and 2 from Groups B/C/D) 

Group A:

  • CHIL 2045英譯中國名著選讀 〔思想文化〕Classical Chinese Masterpieces in English (Thought and Culture)
  • CHIL 4006中國目錄學Chinese Bibliography
  • CHIL 4007經典 – 精讀與反思Chinese Classics—Intensive Readings and Reflection
  • CHIL 4015經學與中國文化Chinese Classics and Culture
  • CHIL 4016中國思想與文學Chinese Thought and Literature
  • CHIL 4017中國文化統整研究Integrated Study of Chinese Culture
  • CHIL 4025論語Lun Yu
  • CHIL 4026傳統中國文化的現代觀照Modern Views on Traditional Chinese Culture
  • CHIL 4027先秦儒家專書選讀Selected Readings from Classical Confucian Works
  • CHIL 4035 諸子選讀Selected Readings from Traditional Chinese Thinkers (Zi)
  • CHIL 4036 西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (思想文化) Selected Works of Western Literature in Chinese Translations(Thought and Culture)
  • CHIL 4037莊子Zhuang Zi
  • CHIL 4107中國史學名篇 (思想文化) Masterpieces in Chinese Historiography (Thought and Culture)
  • CHIL 4207西方漢學Western Sinology

Group B:

  • CHIL 4045漢語與中國文化Chinese Language and Culture
  • CHIL 4046中文修辭學Chinese Rhetoric
  • CHIL 4047訓詁學Chinese Semantics
  • CHIL 4055漢語實用語法Practical Chinese Grammar
  • CHIL 4056中國語文專書研究Selected Masterpieces in Chinese Linguistics
  • CHIL 4057中國語文專題研究Special Topics in Chinese Language
  • CHIL 4305漢語方言學概要Fundamentals of Chinese Dialectology

Group C:

  • CHIL 1005歷代中國詩選Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Poetry
  • CHIL 1006歷代中國散文選Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Prose
  • CHIL 2046英譯中國名著選讀〔古代文學〕Classical Chinese Masterpieces in English (Classical Literature)
  • CHIL 3006中國傳記文學 (古代文學) Chinese Biographic Literature (Classical Literature)
  • CHIL 3007中國古典小說Classical Chinese Fiction
  • CHIL 3015詞曲選Selected Chinese Lyrics and Songs
  • CHIL 3016中國史傳文選讀Selected Readings in Chinese Historical Writings
  • CHIL 4065楚辭Chu Ci
  • CHIL 4066中國古典戲劇Classical Chinese Drama
  • CHIL 4067詩經Shi Jing
  • CHIL 4075中國文學理論批評專題 (古代文學) Special Topics in Chinese Critical Theory (Classical Literature)
  • CHIL 4076中國古典小說戲劇專題研究Special Topics in Classical Chinese Fiction and Drama
  • CHIL 4077中國古典文學專題研究Special Topics in Classical Chinese Literature
  • CHIL 4085 中國文學史專題研究 (古代文學) Special Topics in the History of Chinese Literature (Classical Literature)
  • CHIL 4086中國專家詩詞Studies in Selected Chinese Poets and/or Lyricists
  • CHIL 4087文心雕龍Wenxin Diaolong
  • CHIL 4097西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (古代文學) Selected Works of Western Literature in Chinese Translations (Classical Literature)
  • CHIL 4206中國史學名篇 (古代文學) Masterpieces in Chinese Historiography (Classical Literature)

Group D:

  • CHIL 3017中文創意寫作法Creative Writing in Chinese
  • CHIL 3025香港文學對話Cross-cultural Dialogue: Hong Kong Literature and the World
  • CHIL 3026現代中文小說寫作Modern Chinese Fiction Writing        
  • CHIL 3027現代中文散文寫作Modern Chinese Prose Writing        
  • CHIL 3057中國傳記文學 (現代文學) Chinese Biographic Literature (Modern Literature)
  • CHIL 4095 現當代中國作家研究Single Chinese Author Forum (Modern or Contemporary Writer)
  • CHIL 4096中國現當代文學專題研究Special Topics in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • CHIL 4105中國文學理論批評專題(現代文學) Special Topics in Chinese Critical Theory (Modern Literature)
  • CHIL 4106中國文學史專題研究 (現代文學) Special Topics in the History of Chinese Literature (Modern Literature)
  • CHIL 4205 西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (現代文學) Selected Works of Western Literature in Chinese Translations (Modern Literature)