Chinese and History
Advanced Standing II
Chinese and History
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and History
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Normal Period of Study
2 years
Maximum Period of Study
5 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
63 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (12 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2023/24

  Credit Units
University Requirements GE2412 English for Humanities and Social Sciences 3
Distributional Requirements Take 1 course from any one of the three distributional areas:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

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College-specified Courses

Take 2 courses from the following:

CAH2503 World Art and Culture
CAH2510 Cultural Exchange in Global Context
CAH2516 Society and Performance
CAH2545 Texts in Chinese Art and Culture
CAH2812 Early and Imperial China
CAH2854 Urban History of China
CAH2865 History of Chinese Art
CAH3522 Culture and Heritage of Asian Communities
CAH3852 World Archaeology
COM3107 Fundamentals of Persuasive Communication
COM3408 Integrated Strategic Communication
EN2321 Modern and Contemporary Fiction
EN2721 The Art of Life Narrative
EN2801 Popular Culture and Social Life
EN3591 Hong Kong Language and Society
LT2229 Fundamentals of Linguistics
LT2232 English Linguistics - Communicative Functions of Grammar
LT2306 Appreciating Written Texts
LT3234 Language and Cognition
LT3345 Discovering and Managing Terms
PIA2032 Hong Kong: Continuity and Change
PIA2073 Understanding Culture in Japan and China through Film
PIA2200 Introduction to International Studies Through Film
PIA2224 Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development
PIA2308 Working with Clients in Public and Nonprofit Sectors
PIA3033 Culture and Change in Asia
PIA3113 Issues in Contemporary World Politics
PIA3120 Politics and Media
PIA3207 Health Care Policy and Ethics
PIA3309 Comparative Public Policy and Management
PIA3310 Smart Government and Sustainable Cities
PIA3410 Management Ethics
PIA3900 Innovation and Governance
PIA4953 Housing Policy and Contemporary Society
PIA4954 Housing Management and Practice
SS1012 Youth in a Changing Society
SS2613 Psychology for Young Professionals

College / School Requirements (0 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2023/24

Full exemption from college requirements is given.

Major Requirements (51 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2023/24

1. Core Courses

Chinese Stream (30 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CAH2140Modern Chinese Literature3
CAH2141History of Chinese Literature3
CAH2142Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism3
CAH3110Readings in Pre-Qin Confucianism and Daoism3
CAH3131Classical Chinese3
CAH3132Chinese Philology3
CAH3133Introduction to Chinese Documentology3
CAH4150Selected Readings in Chinese Shi and Ci3
CAH4299Capstone Project in Chinese, History and Cultural Heritage6

History and Cultural Heritage Stream (36 credit units)

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CAH2501Art and Visual Culture3
CAH2509History and Heritage3
CAH2536Intangible Heritages and Indigenous Cultures3
CAH2812Early and Imperial China3
CAH2840Late Imperial and Modern China3
CAH3511Hong Kong's Culture and Heritage3
CAH3542Museum Studies3
CAH4299Capstone Project in Chinese, History and Cultural Heritage6
CAH4802Chinese Historical Methods3
CAH4813History of the Ancient World3
CAH4842History of the Modern World3

2. Electives

Chinese Stream (21 credit units; at least 6 credit units must be at level 4)

Classical and Modern Chinese Literature:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CAH2105Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Essays3
CAH3136Selected Readings in Chinese Women Literature3
CAH3138Classical Chinese Fiction and Xiqu3
CAH3145Great Works in Classical Chinese Literature I: From Pre-Qin Period to Six Dynasties3
CAH3146Great Works in Classical Chinese Literature II: From Tang Dynasty to Qing Dynasty3
CAH3185Hong Kong Literature3
CAH3187Contemporary Chinese Literature3
CAH4143Topics in Chinese Literature3
CAH4144Chinese Literary Criticism3
CAH4186Chinese Religious Literature3

Chinese Classics and Writing:

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CAH2145Introduction to Guoxue3
CAH2399Discovering China from a Global Perspective3
CAH2613Chinese Writing for Academic Purpose3
CAH3111History of Chinese Thought3
CAH3151Chinese Expository Writing3
CAH3165Creative Chinese3
CAH3167Chinese for Mass Media3
CAH3168Chinese Editing and Publishing3
CAH3820Siku Quanshu3
CAH4148Great Works in Chinese History3
CAH4180Chinese Teaching3

Project and Internship:

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units

History and Cultural Heritage Stream (15 credits units)

History and Cultural Heritage courses:

(At least 6 credit units at level 3 or above from this group)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CAH2399Discovering China from a Global Perspective3
CAH2503World Art and Culture3
CAH2505Arts and Aesthetic Criticism3
CAH2507Historical Buildings and Preservation3
CAH2510Cultural Exchange in Global Context3
CAH2516Society and Performance3
CAH2537Fundamentals of Art and Cultural Management3
CAH2854Urban History of China3
CAH2865History of Chinese Art3
CAH2871American History from a Global Perspective3
CAH3111History of Chinese Thought3
CAH3133Introduction to Chinese Documentology3
CAH3517Cultural Tourism3
CAH3522Culture and Heritage of Asian Communities3
CAH3524Western Cultural Heritage3
CAH3534Lingnan's Culture and Heritage3
CAH3535Global Networks and Cultural Identity3
CAH3538Patronage and Art Market3
CAH3541Archaeology and Cultural Heritage3
CAH3546Festival and Cultural Events3
CAH3548Critical Approaches to Cultural Heritage3
CAH3820Siku Quanshu3
CAH3832The Study of Dunhuang3
CAH3852World Archaeology3
CAH3853Contemporary China from an Anthropological Perspective3
CAH3862Oral History and Field Study3
CAH4148Great Works in Chinese History3
CAH4507Critical Approaches to Art and History3
CAH4508East Asian Film Cultures3
CAH4520Cultural Production and Consumption3
CAH4536Advanced Management for Cultural Professionals3
CAH4853History of Chinese Historiography3
CAH4870History of Hong Kong3

Writing, Project and Internship: (optional)

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CAH2545Texts in Chinese Art and Culture3
CAH2613Chinese Writing for Academic Purpose3
CAH2614Methods for Studying Humanities3
CAH3539Writing for Cultural Professionals3