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Normally students are allowed to take extra courses from a GE area after they have fulfilled the GE requirement for that area.  However, a major programme may specify certain GE courses that students CANNOT take as free electives for that particular major programme.

The following is the list of GE courses that are specified by different major programmes as courses that CANNOT be taken as free electives.  It is applicable to students admitted in or before academic year 2016/2017.

FacultyMajor Programme(s)          Course(s) CANNOT be taken as Free Elective(s)GE Area *No. of Credits
FAHChinese Language and LiteratureGELH1001 / CHIN111 – Chinese Languages and Chinese Communities23
CHIN112 – Chinese Language and Chinese Literature23
CHLL1011 / CHIN115 – Chinese for Professional Communication23
MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
English StudiesStudents can only enrol in one of the 3 courses (MATH1005 / MATH112, MATH1006 / MATH113 or GEGC111) for credits.

MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life

MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World

GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

43
Japanese StudiesCOMM316 – Communicating in a Global Society33
MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
Portuguese StudiesPORT1000 / PORT113 – Portuguese Language I – Introductory Portuguese23
MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
FBA All major programmesGEGA2003 / GEGA009 – Global Media33
GEGC311 – Special Topics in Communication33
MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
CISC1007 / CISG111 – Computing in Modern Society53
CISC1008 / CISG113 – Information Security and Privacy53
CISG114 – Web Technology and Life53
FEDAll major programmesStudents are not allowed to take any additional GE courses as free electives.
FHSBiomedical SciencesStudents admitted in academic year 2014/2015 or before cannot take MATH1006 / MATH113 and GEGC111 for credits.

MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World

GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

 

Students admitted in academic year 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 can only enrol in one of the 3 courses (MATH1005 / MATH112, MATH1006 / MATH113 or GEGC111) for credits.

MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life

MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World

GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

43
FHSG212 – Wonders in Life Science and Health: Biomedical Science73
FSSCommunicationMATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
  • Economics
  • Psychology
MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
  • Government and Public Administration
  • History
  • Sociology
MATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
FSTAll major programmesMATH1005 / MATH112 – Mathematics and Statistics for Everyday Life43
MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World43
GEGC111 – Special Topics in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning43
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electromechanical Engineering
CISC1007 / CISG111 – Computing in Modern Society53
ISOM1001 / EBIS112 – Contemporary Information Systems for Organizations53
CISC1008 / CISG113 – Information Security and Privacy53
CISG114 – Web Technology and Life53
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electromechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
GEST1008 / FSTG111 – Exploring the Earth63
GEST1010 / CHEM111 – Chemistry and Modern Society63
GEST1012 / ELEC111 – Electricity and Life63
GEST1015 / PHYS111 – Physical Science – To Know the Natural Laws around Us63
* Please refer to the 2011/2012 GE Model.