Following the aims of the GE Programme at HKBU, the UIC GE Programme also aims to provide a foundation for each student’s development as a Whole Person. Therefore, students are expected to be able to achieve a number of intended learning outcomes after completing the courses required. They are:

PILO1

Use historical and cultural perspectives to gain insight into contemporary issues;

PILO2

Apply various value systems to decision-making in personal, professional, and social/political situations;

PILO3

Use data for purposes of analyses and to make recommendations for strategic implementation of policy on social, economic and business, cultural, and political affairs;

PILO4

Relate their majors with interdisciplinary thematic knowledge;

PILO5

Demonstrate connections among a variety of disciplines to gain insight into contemporary personal, professional, and community situations.


No. of Units Required for General Education Programme

General Education Programme (18 units)

Course Level

Course Option/Category

Units

Level 1 Foundational Courses

Values and the Meaning of Life ^

3

Quantitative Reasoning ^

3

History and Civilization ^

3

Level 2 Interdisciplinary Thematic Courses

Culture, Creativity and Innovation ^, or

6

Science, Technology and Society ^, or

Sustainable Communities ^

Level 3 GE Capstone Courses

Service-Learning^, or

3

Service Leadership Education^, or

Experiential Learning^, or

Interdisciplinary Independent Study ^

No. of Units Required

18

^This denotes a course category in which a list of courses is developed for students’ selection.