Double Major

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Curriculum

AY2018 Onwards I AY2016 and AY2017

 

The core courses equip students with a firm foundation in their two Majors. Students can then choose from a range of prescribed electives in their interests.

From AY2018 onwards, to graduate, students must complete two (2) categories of requirement, totalling at least 139 Academic Units (AUs):

  • Major Requirements (58 AUs each)
  • General Education Requirements (23 AUs)

Table 1: Summary Table of the Double Major BA Programme

PROGRAMME
Major Requirements (AUs)
General Education Requirement (GER) (AUs)
Total (AUs)
Core
Prescribed Electives
Final Year Project
GER Core
GER Prescribed Electives
GER Unrestricted Electives
Major A
50
16 (8 & 8)*
14
3
6
139
Major B
50

*Students may select one or two Final Year Projects, subject to the approval of the host schools. If they select just one, the remaining 8 AUs will be transferred to the Prescribed Electives of the other discipline.

Table 2: General Education Requirement (GER) Core

Students take all courses:
Total (AUs)
 
Communication
 
 
Academic Communication in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(all combinations)
 
2
Academic Communication in the Social Sciences
(all combinations except ELAH)
 
Academic Communication in the Humanities
(ELAH only)
2
Digital Literacy Courses
3
​3
Margaret Lien Professional Development Course
1
Environmental Sustainability
1
Ethics and Moral Reasoning
1
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
1
Total GER-Core
14

 

Table 3: General Education Requirement (GER) Prescribed Electives (PE)

Students choose 1 course:
Total (AUs)
Business and Management (BM)
3
Total GER-PE
3