Minor Programme in Sociology

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) Required Course 3 units
II) Elective Courses 12 units
    15 units


I. Required Course 3 units
  SOCI1005 Invitation to Sociology 3 units
II. Elective Courses 12 units
  Four of the following courses (one of them must be at Level 3 or 4): 
  SOCI1006 Hong Kong Culture and Society 3 units
  SOCI2016 Modern Chinese Society 3 units
  SOCI2017 Popular Culture and Society 3 units
  SOCI2025 Population and Social Issues 3 units
  SOCI2027 Social Problems 3 units
  SOCI2035 Social Inequalities 3 units
  SOCI2036 Sociology of Marriage and the Family 3 units
  SOCI2037 Unity and Diversity: The Making of Chinese Culture and Society 3 units
  SOCI2045 Urban Sociology 3 units
  SOCI2047 Hong Kong Society 3 units
  SOCI3007 Global Social Transformations 3 units
  SOCI3016 Political Sociology 3 units
  SOCI3017 Health and Society 3 units
  SOCI3025 The Internet and Society 3 units
  SOCI3026 Work and Society 3 units
  SOCI3027 Careers and Life Courses 3 units
  SOCI3035 Sex, Gender and Society 3 units
  SOCI3037 Children, Youth and Aging 3 units
  SOCI3045 China and Tourism 3 units
  SOCI3046 Chinese Capitalisms 3 units
  SOCI3047 Consumption in China 3 units
  SOCI3055 Population and Social Developments in China 3 units
  SOCI3056 Community Engagement for Social Sustainability 3 units
  SOCI4006 Chinese Family and Kinship 3 units
  SOCI4015 East Asia: Economic Miracles and Social Change 3 units
  SOCI4016 Globalization 3 units
  SOCI4017 Management, Organization and Society 3 units
  SOCI4037 Cultural Sociology 3 units
  SOCI4045 Social Movements 3 units
  SOCI4046 Social Networks and Chinese Society 3 units
  SOCI4047 Sociological Issues in Urban and Rural Development 3 units
  SOCI4055 Gender in Contemporary China 3 units
  SOCI4056 States and Power: Europe and China 3 units
  SOCI4057 China’s Social Classes under Economic Reform 3 units
  SOCI4065 Chinese Entrepreneurship and Overseas Chinese in the Global Context 3 units
  SOCI4066 Chinese Nationalism and Identity Politics 3 units
    15 units


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