Minor Programme in Humanities

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.

To fulfil the requirement of the Humanities Minor Programme, students are required to take 15 units from the following list with at least one of which must be at Level 3 or above.


 Elective Courses 15 units
  Five of the following courses:  
  HUMN1005 The Study of Culture 3 units
  HUMN1006 Introduction to the Humanities 3 units
  HUMN2005 Humanities Study and Research Methods 3 units
  HUMN2006 Human Self-Discovery 3 units
  HUMN2007 Chinese and Western Modes of Thought 3 units
  HUMN2015 Writing seminar: Workshop in Creative Writing 3 units
  HUMN2016 Performing as Human Experience 3 units
  HUMN2017 A Lifelong Romance with Films 3 units
  HUMN2025 Gender: Theory and Culture 3 units
  HUMN2026 Globalization and Culture 3 units
  HUMN2027 Introduction to the Art of Theatre 3 units
  HUMN2035 Introduction to Western Classical Culture 3 units
  HUMN2036 Media and Communication: Issues, Concepts and Theories 3 units
  HUMN2045 The Art of Speech: Appreciation and Practice 3 units
  HUMN2047 City, Space and Creativity 3 units
  HUMN3005 Artistic Creativity and Aesthetics Awareness 3 units
  HUMN3006 Great Works in the Humanities 3 units
  HUMN3007 Language and the Humanities 3 units
  HUMN3015 The Making of the Contemporary World 3 units
  HUMN3016 Professional Writing Practicum: Essentials of the Craft of Writing 3 units
  HUMN3025 Chinese Song Lyric Writing 3 units
  HUMN3026 Creative Industries: Theories and Practices 3 units
  HUMN3027 Death and Cultures 3 units
  HUMN3035 Devil and Culture 3 units
  HUMN3036 Human Beings and Their Imaginary Monsters 3 units
  HUMN3037 New Media Cultures 3 units
  HUMN3045 Popular Music Studies 3 units
  HUMN3046 Science Fiction, Film and Culture 3 units
  HUMN3047 The Present State of the Arts 3 units
  HUMN3055 Popular Media and Public Culture in Hong Kong 3 units
  HUMN3056 Hong Kong Films and Society 3 units
  HUMN3057 Politics of the Ordinary 3 units
  HUMN3065 Research Methods in the Humanities 3 units
  HUMN3066 Critical Theories I: From Marx to Adorno 3 units
  HUMN3075 East Asia Media Cultures in the Global Age 3 units
  HUMN3076 Digital Humanities 3 units
  HUMN4005 Asia Discourses 3 units
  HUMN4006 Humanism and the Individual 3 units
  HUMN4007 Body Cultures 3 units
  HUMN4015 Histories and Narratives 3 units
  HUMN4016 Major Thinkers in Humanities 3 units
  HUMN4017 Media Representations of Ethnicity 3 units
  HUMN4025 Cultural Studies 3 units
  HUMN4026 The Art of Creating Stories: Writing and Appreciation 3 units 
  HUMN4027 The Double Face of Creativity: Fact and Fiction 3 units
  HUMN4035 Special Topics in Theory and Culture 3 units
  HUMN4036 Special Topics in Media and Cultural Studies 3 units
  HUMN4037 Special Topics in Arts and Creativity 3 units
  HUMN4047 Critical Theories II: From Marcuse to Post-Marxism 3 units
    15 units



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