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 Courses 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 Studies 3 units
  SOCI2026 Self and Society 3 units
  SOCI2027 Social Problems 3 units
  SOCI2035 Social Stratification and Mobility 3 units
  SOCI2036 Sociology of Marriage and the Family 3 units
  SOCI2037 Traditional Chinese Society 3 units
  SOCI2045 Critical Urban Studies 3 units
  SOCI2047 Hong Kong Society 3 units
  SOCI3006 Demographic Analysis 3 units
  SOCI3007 Global Social Transformations 3 units
  SOCI3015 Modernization and Social Change 3 units
  SOCI3016 Political Sociology 3 units
  SOCI3017 Sociology of Health and Illness 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
  SOCI3036 Sociology of Media 3 units
  SOCI3037 Children, Youth and Aging 3 units
  SOCI4006 Chinese Family and Kinship 3 units
  SOCI4007 Chinese Social Thought 3 units
  SOCI4015 East Asia: Economic Miracles and Social Change 3 units
  SOCI4016 Globalization and Development Studies 3 units
  SOCI4017 Management, Organization and Society 3 units
  SOCI4025 Population of China 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 Women in China 3 units
  SOCI4056 States and Power: Europe and China 3 units
    15 units


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