The area of Society and Behaviour enhances students’ understanding of the theories and methods of the social sciences and behavioural sciences. The courses in the area are offered by departments and programs in the social sciences, business, education and law. This multidisciplinary approach aims to equip students with the intellectual abilities to analyze issues and values of modern society, and to draw on the tools of the social and behavioral sciences to critically engage with everyday social life. Courses in this area also enhance students’ communication and personal development skills. This area prepares students to make informed judgements, perform critical reasoning, and ultimately to be productive citizens.

Offering UnitGeneral Education CoursesNo. of CreditsSuggested Year of StudyEquivalent to the GE Area(s) in 2011/2012 Model *
FAH-PHIL +

FBA-MMI +

FLL

Ethics, Values, Law and Society1

  • GESB1001 / GESB001 – FBA-MMI – Applied Ethics
  • GESB1002 / GESB002 – FAH-PHIL – Foundations of Moral Values
  • GESB1003 / GESB003 – FLL – Law and Society
31-4Area 10 – Values, Ethics, and Meaning of Life
FBA-FBEGESB2000 / GESB004 – Personal Finance and Wealth Management32-4Area 4 – Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
FBA-IIRMGESB1004 / GESB005 – Development of Games and Gambling31Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FBA-IIRMGESB2001 / GESB006 – Food, Eating and Culture32-4Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FBA-MMIGESB2002 / GESB007 – Business, Society and Entrepreneurship32-3Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FBA-MMIGESB2003 / GESB008 – Creativity and Marketing32-3Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FLLGESB1005 / GESB010 – Macao Law and its Real-Life Applications

(equivalent to GEGC212 – Special Topics in Macao, China and Other Societies

  • An Introduction to Macao Law and Its Real-Life Applications)
31-4Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FSS-DCOMGESB2004 / GESB011 – Public Speaking32-3Area 3 – Communication
FSS-DECOGESB1006 / GESB012 – Economics of Everyday Life31-2Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FSS-DECOGESB1007 / GESB013 – Understanding Macroeconomic Policies31-2Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FSS-DGPAGESB1008 / GESB014 – Understanding Government

(equivalent to BGPA102 – Introduction to Public Administration)

31-4Nil
FSS-DHISTGESB2005 / GESB015 – Art and Society32-4Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FSS-DPSYGESB1009 / GESB016 – Personal Growth31-2Area 7 – Life Science, Health and the Human Condition
FSS-DPSYGESB1010 / GESB017 – Psychology of Everyday Life31-2Area 7 – Life Science, Health and the Human Condition
FSS-DSOCGESB1011 / GESB018 – Courtship, Marriage and Family31-2Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FSS-DSOCGESB1012 / GESB019 – Critical Problems in Contemporary Society31-2Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FSS-DSOCGESB2006 / GESB020 – Understanding Population

(equivalent to SOCY215 – Understanding Population)

32-4Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies

* Please refer to the 2011/2012 GE Model.

1 Compulsory GE course.  Please refer to the Special Arrangement.