Minor Programme in Religious Studies

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 Courses 3 units
II) Elective Courses 12 units
    15 units


I. Required Courses 3 units
  One of the following courses:  
  RELI2006 Introduction to Christianity and Civilizations 3 units
  RELI2015 Approaches to the Study of Religion 3 units
  RELI2016 Buddhism 3 units
  RELI2026 Theology, Liberalism and Sex in Chinese Societies 3 units
II. Elective Courses 12 units
  Four of the following courses, at least one 3-unit course at Level 3 or 4 is required:  
  RELI2005 History of Christian Thought 3 units
  RELI2016 Buddhism 3 units
  RELI2017 Religious Rituals and Practices in Hong Kong 3 units
  RELI2025 Social Justice, Liberalism and Economic Equality 3 units
  RELI2026 Theology, Liberalism and Sex in Chinese Societies 3 units
  RELI3005 Daoist Religion 3 units
  RELI3017 A Survey of Jewish and Christian Scriptures 3 units
  RELI3025 Biblical Theology and Moral Life 3 units
  RELI3026 Christianity, Humanism and the Contemporary World 3 units
  RELI3035 Philosophical Issues in Chinese Religion 3 units
  RELI3036 Christian Social Thought 3 units
  RELI3037 Christian Spirituality 3 units
  RELI3045 Contemporary Ethical Problems 3 units
  RELI3046 Hermeneutics 3 units
  RELI3047 Islam 3 units
  RELI4005 Philosophy of Religion 3 units
  RELI4015 Mysticism and Religious Experience 3 units
  RELI4017 Chinese Christianity 3 units
  RELI4025 Christianity and Chinese Culture 3 units
  RELI4026 Christianity, Modern Science and the Environment 3 units
  RELI4027 Selected Readings in Christian Studies 3 units
  RELI4035 Comparative Religious Themes 3 units
  RELI4036 Religion and Ideology 3 units
  RELI4037 Religion and Modern Society 3 units
  RELI4046 Selected Topics/Readings in Religious Studies 3 units
    15 units


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