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Major Programme (4 Years Curriculum)

AApplicable to students admitted in 2023-2024

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000 and any two courses from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1004, 1005, BMBL1001, CHES1100, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1700, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 12 Units

    • HIST1001, 1002
    • Capstone Courses: HIST4811, 4812

3) Elective Courses[a]: 51 Units

Complete 51 units of HIST courses in addition to the HIST courses listed in (1) and (2) above

    • At least 6 units from:
      HIST2002, 2005, 2006, 2007
    • At least 9 units from:
      HIST2301, 2310, 2330, 2360, 2370, 2380, 2390, 2700, 3326, 3327, 3330, 3331, 3332, 3340, 3360, 3361, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3400, 3421, 3701, 4020, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4380, 4390, 4391, 4392, 4393, 4400, 4420, 4702, 4703

Total: 72 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students may select up to 15 units (five courses) from ANTH2310#, 2340#, 2520#, 3430# and JASP1180, 3110# offered by the Department of Anthropology and Department of Japanese Studies as elective courses. Students taking the above ANTH and JASP courses in fulfilling the History Major requirement should indicate which course(s) is/are to be counted at their final term of attendance.

BApplicable to students admitted in 2022-2023

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000 and any two courses from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1004, 1005, BMBL1001, CHES1100, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1700, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 12 Units

    • HIST1001, 1002
    • Capstone Courses: HIST4811, 4812

3) Elective Courses[a]: 51 Units

Complete 51 units of HIST courses in addition to the HIST courses listed in (1) and (2) above

    • At least 6 units from:
      HIST2002, 2005, 2006, 2007
    • At least 9 units from:
      HIST2301, 2310, 2330, 2360, 2370, 2380, 2390, 2700, 3326, 3327, 3330, 3331, 3332, 3340, 3360, 3361, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3400, 3421, 3701, 4020, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4380, 4390, 4391, 4392, 4393, 4400, 4420, 4702, 4703

Total: 72 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students may select up to 15 units (five courses) from ANTH2310#, 2340#, 2520#, 3430# and JASP1180, 3110# offered by the Department of Anthropology and Department of Japanese Studies as elective courses. Students taking the above ANTH and JASP courses in fulfilling the History Major requirement should indicate which course(s) is/are to be counted at their final term of attendance.

CApplicable to students admitted in 2021-2022

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000 and any two courses from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1003, 1004, 1005, BMBL1001, CHES1100, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1700, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 18 Units

    • HIST1001, 1002, 2001, 2002
    • Capstone Courses: HIST4801, 4802

3) Elective Courses[a][b]: 45 Units

    • Complete 45 units of HIST courses in addition to the HIST courses listed in (1) and (2) above, with at least 9 units from:
      HIST2301, 2310, 2330, 2360, 2370, 2380, 2390, 2700, 3326, 3327, 3330, 3331, 3332, 3340, 3360, 3361, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3400, 3421, 3701, 4020, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4380, 4390, 4391, 4392, 4393, 4400, 4420, 4702, 4703

Total: 72 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students may select up to 15 units (five courses) from ANTH2310#, 2340#, 2520#, 3430# and JASP1180, 3110# offered by the Department of Anthropology and Department of Japanese Studies as elective courses. Students taking the above ANTH and JASP courses in fulfilling the History Major requirement should indicate which course(s) is/are to be counted at their final term of attendance.

[b] Students may take courses offered by the Division of History at HIST5000 level except HIST5011 and HIST5553 for fulfillment of elective courses requirement.

DApplicable to students admitted in 2020-2021

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000 and any two courses from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1003, 1004, 1005, BMBL1001, CHES1100, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1700, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 18 Units

    • HIST1001, 1002, 2001, 2002
    • Capstone Courses: HIST4801, 4802

3) Elective Courses[a][b]: 45 Units

    • Complete 45 units of HIST courses in addition to the HIST courses listed in (1) and (2) above, with at least 9 units from:
      HIST2301, 2310, 2330, 2360, 2370, 2380, 2390, 2700, 3326, 3327, 3330, 3331, 3332, 3340, 3360, 3361, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3400, 3421, 3701, 4020, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4380, 4390, 4391, 4392, 4393, 4400, 4420, 4702, 4703

Total: 72 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students may select up to 15 units (five courses) from ANTH2310#, 2340#, 2520#, 3430# and JASP1180, 3110# offered by the Department of Anthropology and Department of Japanese Studies as elective courses. Students taking the above ANTH and JASP courses in fulfilling the History Major requirement should indicate which course(s) is/are to be counted at their final term of attendance.

[b] Students may take courses offered by the Division of History at HIST5000 level except HIST5011 and HIST5553 for fulfillment of elective courses requirement.

EApplicable to students admitted in 2019-2020

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000 and any two courses from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1003, 1004, 1005, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, JASP1090, HIST1700, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 18 Units

    • HIST1001, 1002, 2001, 2002
    • Capstone Courses: HIST4801, 4802

3) Elective Courses[a][b]: 45 Units

    • Complete 45 units of HIST courses in addition to the HIST courses listed in (1) and (2) above, with at least 9 units from:
      HIST2301, 2310, 2330, 2360, 2370, 2380, 2390, 2700, 3326, 3327, 3330, 3331, 3332, 3340, 3360, 3361, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3400, 3421, 3701, 4020, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4380, 4390, 4391, 4392, 4393, 4400, 4420, 4702, 4703

Total: 72 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students may select up to 15 units (five courses) from ANTH2310#, 2340#, 2520#, 3430# and JASP1180, 3110# offered by the Department of Anthropology and Department of Japanese Studies as elective courses. Students taking the above ANTH and JASP courses in fulfilling the History Major requirement should indicate which course(s) is/are to be counted at their final term of attendance.

[b] Students may take courses offered by the Division of History at HIST5000 level except HIST5011 and HIST5553 for fulfillment of elective courses requirement.

FApplicable to students admitted in 2018-2019

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 72 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000 and any two courses from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1003, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1700, JASP1090, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 18 Units

    • HIST1001, 1002, 2001, 2002
    • Capstone Courses: HIST4801, 4802

3) Elective Courses[a][b]: 45 Units

    • Complete 45 units of HIST courses in addition to the HIST courses listed in (1) and (2) above, with at least 9 units from:
      HIST2301, 2310, 2330, 2360, 2370, 2380, 2390, 2700, 3326, 3327, 3330, 3331, 3332, 3340, 3360, 3361, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3400, 3421, 3701, 4020, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4380, 4390, 4391, 4392, 4393, 4400, 4420, 4702, 4703

Total: 72 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students may select up to 15 units (five courses) from ANTH2310#, 2340#, 2520#, 3430# and JASP1180, 3110# offered by the Department of Anthropology and Department of Japanese Studies as elective courses. Students taking the above ANTH and JASP courses in fulfilling the History Major requirement should indicate which course(s) is/are to be counted at their final term of attendance.

[b] Students may take courses offered by the Division of History at HIST5000 level except HIST5011 and HIST5553 for fulfillment of elective courses requirement.

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