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BA Programme YEARS 2 & 3

BA Curriculum (3 year)
+ Year 1 (60 credits)
- 1st Year prerequisites
+ Years 2 & 3 (120 credits)
- Majors/Minors
+ Direct Entry
Year 2
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  YEARS 2 & 3 (120 CREDITS)

In your second year of study, you will declare in the online course selection system:

  • At least one Arts major; or
  • One Arts major + another Arts/ non-Arts major; or
  • One Arts major + up to two Arts/ non-Arts minors

Students are strongly encouraged to consult a teacher in the major(s) and minor(s) that they are interested in when necessary.

Requirements Credits
  1. Arts major:
    You must declare at least one Arts major
  1. Professional English for Arts Students, to be taken in Year 2 (Click here for details)
  1. Chinese Language Enhancement, to be taken in Year 2 (Click here for details)
  1. Remaining courses to make up 120 credits:
    The remaining courses may be chosen freely and may include a second major or one/ two minors (normally 24-30 credits over the two years).
Credits for Years 2 + 3: 120

For information on majors and minors and their first-year prerequisites click here.

The normal study load is 30 credits in each semester and students may take up to 36 credits. The maximum number of credits to be taken in one academic year (including the summer semester) is 72 credits.

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