Hong Kong Sign Language

Applicable to students admitted in 2022-23

 

 

 

Minor Programme Requirement

 

Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 units of courses, with at least 6 units at 3000 or above level, as follows:

 

 

Units

1.

Required Courses[a]:

 

(a)

HKSL1000 and 2000, or 2050

6

(b)

HKSL2001 and 3000, or 3050[b]

6

 

 

 

2.

Elective Courses:

 

 

BMBL1001, 2001, 2002, 3001, 3002, 4001 or any HKSL courses other than HKSL1001 and those listed above

6

 

Total:

18

Explanatory Notes:

1.

This Minor Programme is not applicable to students who major in Bimodal Bilingual Studies.

2.

Linguistics Major students can only take HKSL courses to fulfill the requirement of (2).

[a]

Students who have prior knowledge of Hong Kong Sign Language before admission may be exempted from taking HKSL1000, 2000, 2001, 2050, 3000 and 3050. They should seek the advice of the Department to take substitute courses in accordance with their academic qualifications.

[b]

Students who take HKSL3050 will only be recognized as completing 3 units of courses at 3000 or above level by taking this course.  They will have to complete an extra 3 units of course at 3000 or above level to fulfill the relevant requirements.

 

 

 

 

Course List

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit(s)

Language Courses

HKSL1000

Hong Kong Sign Language I

3

HKSL1001

Hong Kong Sign Language Taster

1

HKSL2000

Hong Kong Sign Language II

3

HKSL2001

Hong Kong Sign Language III

3

HKSL2050

Hong Kong Sign Language I & II

6

HKSL3000

Hong Kong Sign Language IV

3

HKSL3001

Hong Kong Sign Language V

3

HKSL3002

Hong Kong Sign Language VI

3

HKSL3050

Hong Kong Sign Language III & IV

6

Culture Courses

HKSL1100

Exploring Deafhood

3

HKSL3100

Special Topics in Hong Kong Sign Language

3

Others

BMBL1001

Introduction to Sign Language and Bimodal Bilingualism

3

BMBL2001

Sign Linguistics I: Phonetics and Phonology

3

BMBL2002

Sign Linguistics II: Morphology, Syntax and Semantics

3

BMBL3001

Sign Language in Education

3

BMBL3002

Introduction to Sign Language Interpreting

3

BMBL4001

Language Acquisition of Deaf Children

3