Minor Programme in History

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Elective Courses 15 units
    15 units


I. Elective Courses 15 units
  Five of the following courses: 
  HIST1105 China in the Imperial Age 3 units
  HIST1205 World History: Civilizations in Contact 3 units
  HIST2105 Introduction to Modern Chinese History 3 units
  HIST2106 History of Hong Kong since 1900 3 units
  HIST2205 Modern Asia (1800–1945) 3 units
  HIST2305 China and the West since 1500 3 units
  HIST2405 Historiographical Traditions: East and West 3 units
  HIST3105 Contemporary China 3 units
  HIST3106 Current Issues in Hong Kong and China 3 units
  HIST3107 Early Imperial China 3 units
  HIST3115 Engendering Imperial Chinese History 3 units
  HIST3116 Foreign Relations of Modern China 3 units
  HIST3117 History of Hong Kong to 1900 3 units
  HIST3125 Late Imperial China 3 units
  HIST3126 Mid Imperial China 3 units
  HIST3127 Historical Interactions of China and the World 3 units
  HIST3135 The Socialist and Communist Traditions 3 units
  HIST3205 Themes in Modern European History 3 units
  HIST3206 History of Southeast Asia 3 units
  HIST3207 History of the United States since 1877 3 units
  HIST3215 History of the United States to 1877 3 units
  HIST3216 History of Japan since 1912 3 units
  HIST3217 Nineteenth Century European History 3 units
  HIST3225 Europe since the First World War 3 units
  HIST3226 History of Korea 3 units
  HIST3227 Modern History of Singapore 3 units
  HIST3305 China and Asia since 1900 3 units
  HIST3306 International Relations after 1945 3 units
  HIST3307 International Relations to 1945 3 units
  HIST3315 Modern Japan and the West 3 units
  HIST3316 Colonialism and Modern Asia 3 units
  HIST3317 The Chinese Diaspora 3 units
  HIST3325 History of Chinese Food Culture in Global Perspective 3 units
  HIST3405 Historical Theory and Practice 3 units
  HIST3406 Information Technologies and Quantitative Methods for Historical Studies 3 units
  HIST4105 History of Chinese Women since 1912 3 units
  HIST4106 Contemporary Chinese Political Thought 3 units
  HIST4107 History of Taiwan 3 units
  HIST4115 History of the Catholic Church in China 3 units
  HIST4116 Intellectual Trends in Modern China 3 units
  HIST4117 Missionaries in Modern China 3 units
  HIST4125 Revolution and Nationalism in Republican China (1912–1949) 3 units
  HIST4126 Selected Themes in the History of Chinese Women 3 units
  HIST4127 Social and Economic Development of Modern China 3 units
  HIST4135 Topic Studies in Chinese History 3 units
  HIST4136 Childhood in Imperial China 3 units
  HIST4137 Legal History of Traditional China 3 units
  HIST4145 Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society 3 units
  HIST4205 Origins of Western Imperialism 3 units
  HIST4206 The Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia 3 units
  HIST4207 Topic Studies in Asian History 3 units
  HIST4215 Topic Studies in Western History 3 units
  HIST4216 The US in the World in the Twentieth Century 3 units
  HIST4217 Western Intellectual Thought 3 units
  HIST4305 Sino-American Relations 3 units
  HIST4306 Sino-Russian Relations 3 units
  HIST4307 Topic Studies in Sino/Asian-Western Relations 3 units
  HIST4315 Introduction to Museum Studies 3 units
  HIST4316 Global History of the Seas, 1400-1950 3 units
  HIST4317 Global History of Tourism 3 units
  HIST4325 History of Africa since Independence 3 units
  HIST4326 Science and Society: A Historical Perspective 3 units
  HIST4327 Topic Studies in Comparative History 3 units
  HIST4335 Topic Studies in Global History 3 units
  HIST4405 Oral History and Its Local Applications 3 units
  HIST4406 Topic Studies in Cultural History 3 units
  HIST4407 Topic Studies in Social History 3 units
    15 units


Students are required to take at least one 3-unit course at Level 3 or 4.

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