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Business Economics
Normative 4-year Degree
Major
Business Economics
商業經濟
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Business Economics
工商管理榮譽學士(商業經濟)
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Normal Period of Study
4 years
Maximum Period of Study
8 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
120 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (30 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2014/15



  Credit Units
University Requirements GE1401 University English 3
Discipline-specific English 3
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy 3
Distributional Requirements A minimum of 3 credit units from each of the three areas below:

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

Visit the GE website for more course information.
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College-specified Courses Choose 3 College Electives from at least three subject areas:
 
Area 1: Mathematics and Modeling
MA1006 Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business
CB2011 Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modeling
   
Area 2: Programming and Technology
CB2021 Big Data Management
CB2022 Business Programming with Spreadsheet
CB2023 Mobile Applications for Business
CB3021 Business Discovery Methods
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies
   
Area 3: Law
LW2903 Business and Law
   
Area 4: Business and Communications
CB2041 Applications of Game Theory to Business
CB3041 Financial Statement Analysis
CB3042 China Business Environment
CB4041 Business Case Analysis and Communication
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College / School Requirements (27 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2014/15



1. College Core Courses (24 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2100Introduction to Financial Accounting3
CB2201Operations Management3
CB2300Management3
CB2400Micro-Economics3
CB2500Information Management3
CB2601Marketing3
CB3410Financial Management3
CB4303Strategy and Policy3

2. College Electives (3 credit units)

Choose one college elective from the following subject areas:

Area 1: Mathematics and Modeling
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2011Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modeling3
MA1006Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business3

Area 2: Programming and Technology
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2021Big Data Management3
CB2022Business Programming with Spreadsheet3
CB2023Mobile Applications for Business3
CB3021Business Discovery Methods3
CS1102Introduction to Computer Studies3

Area 3: Law
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
LW2903Business and Law3

Area 4: Business and Communications
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2041Applications of Game Theory to Business3
CB3041Financial Statement Analysis3
CB3042China Business Environment3
CB4041Business Case Analysis and Communication3

Major Requirements (45 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2015/16



1. Core Courses (30 credit units)

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2101Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
CB2200Business Statistics3
CB2402Macro-Economics3
EF2452Mathematics for Economics and Finance3
EF3320Security Analysis and Portfolio Management3
EF3441Macroeconomics for Business Strategy3
EF3442Intermediate Microeconomics3
EF3450Principles of Econometrics3
EF3451Economic and Business Forecasting3
EF3461Economies of China (Mainland) and Hong Kong3

2. Electives (15 credit units)


Choose TWO of the following areas:


Area 1: Applied Business Economics


Choose two of the following courses:

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EF4480Industrial Organization3
EF4481Regulatory Economics3
EF4484Economic Strategy and Game Theory3
EF4485Experimental Methods in Economics/Finance3

Area 2: Regional Economic Studies


Choose two of the following courses:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EF3331Asia-Pacific Capital Markets and Standards of Practice3
EF3460Asia-Pacific Economies3
EF4461Contemporary Economic and Financial Issues in China3

Area 3: International Trade and Finance

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EF4471International Finance3
EF4473International Trade3

Area 4: Urban and Property Market Analysis

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EF4490Urban Economics3
EF4491Real Estate Economics and Finance3

Area 5: Banking and Financial Markets

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
EF4420Derivatives Analysis and Advanced Investment Strategies3Can be taken to satisfy the prerequisite course requirement for EF4334 Regulation and Management of Financial Institutions and EF4331 International Finance and Banking.

Choose one of the following courses:

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EF4331International Finance and Banking3
EF4334Regulation and Management of Financial Institutions3

PLUS choose one course from the courses listed in the above areas or from the following list, or one other course as approved by the Major Leader.

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EF3622Financial Modelling3
EF4300Project3
EF4312Mergers and Acquisitions3
EF4326Financial Analysis of Major Industries3
EF4401e-Economics3
EF4440Issues in Financial Economics3
EF4441Open Economy Macroeconomics3
EF4450Applied Time Series Analysis3
EF4460Economics of Development3
EF4461Contemporary Economic and Financial Issues in China3
EF4472International Economic Relations3
EF4483Economics and Finance of Innovation Management3
EF4600Internship3