Concentration in Literary and Cultural Studies (LCS)

Concentration Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

Upon completion of the Concentration in Literary and Cultural Studies, students should be able to:

  1. identify and analyze issues and topics in literary and cultural studies through various approaches including the interdisciplinary approach;
  2. formulate critical questions and investigate topics through research and writing;
  3. engage analytically with cutting edge literary and cultural studies concepts and theories;
  4. evaluate intellectual arguments in complex situation, thereby demonstrate sensitivity to context;
  5. articulate the interconnectedness of knowledge

Students have to complete any five of the following courses in the upper division to declare a concentration:

 

Concentration in Linguistics and Translation Studies (LTS)

Concentration Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

Upon completion of the Concentration in Linguistics and Translation Studies, students should be able to:

  1. identity and analyze issues and topics in linguistics and translation studies through various approaches including the interdisciplinary approach;
  2. formulate critical questions and investigate topics through research and writing;
  3. conduct research independently using appropriate research methods;
  4. engage analytically with cutting edge translation and linguistics concepts and theories;
  5. articulate the interconnectedness of knowledge

Students have to complete any five of the following courses in the upper division to declare a concentration:

Education Concentration in English (ECE)

Concentration Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

Upon completion of the Education Concentration in English, students should be able to:

1.    analyze  issues related to the teaching of English at school level;
2.    design pedagogical applications of English subject content suitable for school level learners, and
3.    demonstrate awareness of the needs of school level learners in acquiring competence in English.

Education Concentration in English

Students have to complete the Departmental Core Course, the Work Placement Course and choose one or two of the Departmental Electives and one or two of the Inter-departmental Electives in order to complete the concentration:
 
Departmental Core course (3 credits):
ENG364 Second Language Acquisition

Work Placement course (3 credits):

ENG3XX Work Placement1

Departmental Electives 3-6 credits (choose at least one course):

ENG381 The Sound System of English
ENG460 Contemporary Literature
ENG486 Issues in Pragmatics

Inter-Departmental Electives 3-6 credits (choose at least one course)

PSY307 Educational Psychology2
HIST467 History of Education in Hong Kong 香港教育史
IDP401 Digital Technology in Teaching3
SOC313 Sociology of Education
 
Notes: 1 Subject to the approval of the Quality Assurance Committee
 
            2 Students will have to fulfil two prerequisites – PSY100 Introductory Psychology and PSY120 Lifespan Developmental Psychology – before they can attempt PSY307 Educational Psychology.
 
         3 IDP is the course code for Interdisciplinary courses. For students taking the course to fulfil the Education Concentration, the course would be considered a Departmental Elective. For all other students, the course would be considered a Free Elective.