Regulations for the Associate of Arts in Chinese Humanities
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These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees).

In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.

Associate of Arts in Chinese Humanities (AACH)
1. To be eligible for the award of the Associate of Arts in Chinese Humanities, a student shall:
  a) comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
  b) comply with the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees); and
  c) obtain at least 80 credits* in courses prescribed by the regulations.
  * Of the 80 credits required for the attainment of the Associate Degree, students can complete up to 10 credits of courses in a language of instruction other than Chinese.
2. For the Associate of Arts in Chinese Humanities, the University has prescribed that a student must:
  a) successfully complete 20 credits from Foundation level courses labelled CF in Table 1; and
  b) successfully complete 30 credits from Middle level courses labelled CM in Table 1; and
  c) successfully complete 10 credits from Higher level courses labelled CH in Table 1; and
  d) successfully complete 10 credits from courses in Table 2; and
  e) successfully complete an additional 10 credits from courses labelled CF and CM in Table 1.

Table 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AACH

Foundation level

CHIN A162C 1,3

Chinese Studies Foundation (1): Chinese History and Literature

10

CF

CHIN A163C 1,3

Chinese Studies Foundation (2): Chinese Thought and Beliefs

10

CF

CHIN A171C

Practice in Contemporary Language

5

CF

CHIN A172C

Introduction to Chinese Language

5

CF

Middle level

CHIN A202C 6 Contemporary Chinese Culture

10

CM
CHIN A213C 7 A History of Hong Kong (1842-1997)

10

CM

CHIN A272C

Modern Chinese Grammar

10

CM

CHIN A273C

Classical Chinese Shi and Ci Poetry

10

CM

CHIN A274C

Modern Chinese Literature

10

CM

CHIN A281C

History of Early Imperial China

10

CM

CHIN A282C 3

History of Late Imperial China

10

CM

CHIN A291C

Logic and Methodology

10

CM

CHIN A293C

Chinese Philosophy in the Ancient Period

10

CM

Higher level

CHIN A371C

Classical Chinese Fiction

10

CH

CHIN A372C

Chinese Literary Criticism

10

CH

CHIN A381C

Historical Methods

10

CH

CHIN A383C 3

History of Modern China (1840-1949)

10

CH

CHIN A384C

Chinese Social and Economic History from the Song to the Qing

10

CH

CHIN A391C

Chinese Philosophy in the Song, Yuan and Ming Period

10

CH

CHIN A392C

Modern Chinese Thought since the Late Ming

10

CH

Table 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Pre-foundation level

ENGL E070 2,3

English for Post-secondary Study

5

EDU L080 2,3,5

Study Skills

5

Foundation level

BUS B190C 3

Business Relations and Communication

5

ENGL A122 3

Presentation Skills

5

BUS L164C 5

Hong Kong Business

10

LAW L166C 5

General Principles of Hong Kong Law

10

CHIN E130C

Effective Use of Chinese I

10

PTH E150C 3

Foundation Putonghua

5

SOSC A111C 3

Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology and Sociology

10

SOSC A112C 3

Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics and Politics

10

Middle level

TRAN A251C

Introduction to Translation

10

TRAN A252C

Language Studies for Translation

10

Notes:

  1. CHIN A161C was replaced by CHIN A162C and CHIN A163C from April 1997. Students who have successfully completed CHIN A161C will be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of CHIN A162C and CHIN A163C labelled CF.
     
  2. The following is a list of phased out and replacement courses. A student who has previously successfully completed the phased out course will not be permitted to register on the corresponding replacement course.

      Phased out courses  

    Replacement courses

     

    EDU L010

       EDU L080
      

    ENGL L020

      ENGL E070

    Students who have successfully completed the phased out course will be deemed to have satisfied the corresponding replacement course.
     
  3. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
     
  4. Students who have successfully completed CHIN A382C will be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of a 10-credit course labelled CH.
     
  5. Courses no longer available.
     
  6. CHST A202C has been replaced by CHIN A202C. Students who have successfully completed CHST A202C will be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of CHIN A202C.
     
  7. HIST A213C has been replaced by CHIN A213C. Students who have successfully completed HIST A213C will be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of CHIN A213C.

October 2017

 
 
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