CU-ASK: Innovative Problem Solving

Applicable to students admitted in 2022-23

 

 

Minor Programme Requirement

 

Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 units of courses (Explanatory Note 1) as follows:

 

 

Units

1.

Required Courses:

12

 

SOSC1001, 1002, 4001, 4002

 

 

 

 

2.

Elective Courses:

At least 6 units of courses from one, or up to two areas of focus listed below:

6

(a)

 

Environment and Sustainability

ARCH3721, GDRS3025, GLSD2401, 3401, GPAD3360, GRMD2401, 3202, 3203, 3404, 4401, URSP2100

 

 

(b)

 

Mental Health and Psychological Well-being

GDRS3004, 4008, 4012, PSYC1040, 2780, 3004, 3700, 3720, 3730, 3740, SOCI3237, SOWK2150

 

 

(c)

Smart Cities

ARCH2222, DSPS1002, GLSD3105, GRMD2105, 2501, 4502, 4503, SOCI2208, 3102, 3238, URSP2800, 3600 

 

 

(d)

 

Social and Economic Development

COMM1110, 1120, 1150, 2140, 2210, 2813, 2840, 2940, DSPS2501, 3501, ECON3460, GDRS3009, GLSD2501, 3501, 4104, GPAD3190, 3280, GRMD2321, 4402, SOCI2106, 2116, 2218, 3204, 3207, 3227, 3230, 3236, 4204, SOWK2160, 2203, 2204, URSP2010, 2200, 2400, 3100

 

 

(e)

 

Social Inequality

DSPS2301, GDRS1001, 3005, 3006, 3007, 3008, 3011, 3012, 3021, 3024, 4006, 4007, 4011, GLSD4102, GPAD2065, 2300, 2355, 3071, 3365, GRMD3304, SOCI2203, 2216, 3002, 3208, SOWK2202, URSP2900

 

 

 

Total:

18

 

Explanatory Note:

1.

12 of the units taken to fulfil the requirement of this Minor Programme should not be used to fulfil the requirements of the students’ Major Programme or other Minor Programmes.

 

 

 

Course List

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit(s)

Required Courses

 

SOSC1001

Design Thinking in Social Innovation

3

SOSC1002

Managing Creativity and Group Dynamics in Innovation Teams

3

SOSC4001

ASK Project I

3

SOSC4002

ASK Project II

3

Environment and Sustainability Courses

ARCH3721

Land and City

3

GDRS3025

Innovating the Future: Gender, Science and Technology

3

GLSD2401

Global Sustainability

3

GLSD3401

Global Environmental Challenges

3

GPAD3360

Global Environmental Politics 

3

GRMD2401

Sustainable Development

3

GRMD3202

Environmental Management

3

GRMD3203

Urban Environmental Problems

3

GRMD3404

Natural Hazards and Human Responses

3

GRMD4401

Energy Resources

3

URSP2100

Urban Sustainability

3

Mental Health and Psychological Well-being Courses

GDRS3004

Love and Intimate Relationship

3

GDRS4008

Gender, Sexuality and Health: Towards Diversity and Equity

3

GDRS4012

Gender Development from a Lifespan Perspective

3

PSYC1040

Perspectives in Human Sexuality

3

PSYC2780

Neuropsychology

3

PSYC3004

Special Topics in Clinical and Health Psychology

3

PSYC3700

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC3720

Health Psychology

3

PSYC3730

Professional Issues and Development in Mental Health Practice

3

PSYC3740

Evidence-based Mental Health Practice

3

SOCI3237

Medical Sociology

3

SOWK2150

Individual Mental Health and Healthy Families

3

Smart Cities Courses

ARCH2222

Digital Media

3

DSPS1002

Data Science and Public Policy

3

GLSD3105

Understanding Global Cities and Urban Space

3

GRMD2105

Introduction to GIS

3

GRMD2501

Theory and Practice of Smart Cities

3

GRMD4502

Urban Big Data Analysis and Application

3

GRMD4503

Smart City Policies and Governance

3

SOCI2208

Urban Sociology

3

SOCI3102

Social Networks and Social Capital

3

SOCI3238

Digital Sociology

3

URSP2800

Urban Form, Sense of Place and Well-being

3

URSP3600

Designing Smart Cities

3

Social and Economic Development Courses

COMM1110

Media and Everyday Life

3

COMM1120

Development of Mass Communication

3

COMM1150

Introduction to Media Industries and Practices

3

COMM2140

Media and Social Development in Mainland China

3

COMM2210

News and Society

3

COMM2813

Social Media and Crisis Communication

3

COMM2840

Advertising and Society

3

COMM2940

Internet, Digital Media and Information Society

3

DSPS2501

Managing Technology and Policy Innovation

3

DSPS3501

Policy Leadership and Entrepreneurship Workshop

3

ECON3460

Development Economics

3

GDRS3009

Family and Society   

3

GLSD2501

World Economic Order

3

GLSD3501

Global Business Organizations

3

GLSD4104

Global Development: Markets, States, Societies and IOs

3

GPAD3190

Politics of Development

3

GPAD3280

Politics of Transition

3

GRMD2321

Economic Geography

3

GRMD4402

World Development

3

SOCI2106

Economic Reform and Social Impacts in China

3

SOCI2116

Criminals and the Law

3

SOCI2218

Marriage and Family

3

SOCI3204

Sociology of Crime and Deviance

3

SOCI3207

Economic Sociology

3

SOCI3227

Social Demography

3

SOCI3230

Globalization and China

3

SOCI3236

Migration and Policy Reflection on Global Citizenship

3

SOCI4204

Sociology of Education

3

SOWK2160

Economic Insecurity and Social Security in Global Contexts

3

SOWK2203

Mission-driven Social Enterprise

3

SOWK2204

Social Innovation and Social Change for Good

3

URSP2010

Belt and Road for Collaborative Modernization

3

URSP2200

Urban Economic Studies

3

URSP2400

Studies of Cities in Comparative Perspective

3

URSP3100

Housing Issues and Policy

3

Social Inequality Courses

DSPS2301

Policy Analysis and Design Thinking

3

GDRS1001

Thinking Gender: An Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

3

GDRS3005

Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Society

3

GDRS3006

Living Feminisms

3

GDRS3007

Understanding Masculinities and Social Change

3

GDRS3008

Public Policy and Social Minorities in Hong Kong

3

GDRS3011

Women’s Narratives and Hong Kong History

3

GDRS3012

Engendering Chinese Cultures

3

GDRS3021

LGBTQI+ Studies Identities and Social Change

3

GDRS3024

Gender Biases in Education and the Workplace   

3

GDRS4006

Gender in China

3

GDRS4007

Gender, Sexuality and Race in Political Issues

3

GDRS4011

Gendered Migration in Transnational Asia and beyond

3

GLSD4102

Developmental Study: Poverty, Inequality and Welfare of the World

3

GPAD2065

Values and Public Affairs

3

GPAD2300

Understanding Human Rights

3

GPAD2355

Globalization and Politics

3

GPAD3071

Gender and Politics

3

GPAD3365

Ethics and International Affairs

3

GRMD3304

Cultural Geography

3

SOCI2203

Social Problems and Social Policy

3

SOCI2216

Social Problems in China

3

SOCI3002

Social Stratification

3

SOCI3208

Gender and Society

3

SOWK2202

Social Work and Cultural Diversity

3

URSP2900

Recommoning

3