Minor in English (71418-YEG)

Requirement for Claiming the Minor Award

· For students admitted from 2013-14 onwards

· Attained 18 credits from the subjects listed below, of which at least 9 credits are at level 3 or above

Exclusive Programme(s) & Programme Code(s)

BA (Hons) Major in English Studies for the Professions (71418)

Quota

19

Subject Syllabuses

Subject Code

Subject Title

Subject Offering Department/ Faculty

Level

Credit Value

Subject Nature

(Compulsory /Elective)

ENGL2005

English Lexis and Semantics

ENGL

2

3

Compulsory

ENGL3003

English Discourse in the Professions

ENGL

3

3

Compulsory

ENGL3031*

Language and Intercultural Communication for the Professions

ENGL

3

3

Compulsory

CBS1A01P

Fun with Language

CBS

1

3

Elective

ELC1A02

Multiethnic Identities and Lives

ELC

1

3

Elective

FH1000

Freshman Seminar in Language, Culture and Communication

FH

1

3

Elective

GEC1A05

Self-representation in New Media

GEC

1

3

Elective

GEC1D36

Logic As A Foundational Science

GEC

1

3

Elective

CC2C08

Mutual Impressions of China and the West

CC

2

3

Elective

ENGL2004

Analysis of English Pronunciation ENGL 2 3 Elective

ENGL2006

Analysis of English Grammar

ENGL

2

3

Elective

ENGL2016#

Language in Social Contexts

ENGL

2

3

Elective

ENGL2B02

New Media, New Meanings

ENGL

2

3

Elective

ENGL2C07

Loanwords: a kaleidoscope of cultures and languages in contact

ENGL

2

3

Elective

ENGL3007

English for the Media ENGL 3 3 Elective

ENGL3012

Creative Writing in New Media

ENGL

3

3

Elective

ENGL3014

Literature in English: An Introduction ENGL 3 3 Elective

ENGL3019

Fundamentals of Media Communication

ENGL

3

3

Elective

ENGL3029^

The Language of Advertising

ENGL

3

3

Elective

ENGL4002

English as a Global Lingua Franca

ENGL

4

3

Elective

ENGL4017

Critical Language and Cultural Studies

ENGL

4

3

Elective

ENGL4018

Language & Gender

ENGL

4

3

Elective

*This subject is introduced to replace the original core subject ENGL4008 Intercultural Communicative Competence.
#This subject is introduced to replace the original elective subject ENGL2001 English for Professional Communication.
^This subject is introduced to replace the original elective subject ENGL3009 Language and Images in Advertising.

Remarks: ENGL4008 Intercultural Communicative Competence, ENGL2001 English for Professional Communication, ENGL3005 Languages in Contemporary Societies and ENGL3009 Language and Images in Advertising are deleted from the minor list with effect from the academic year 2018-19. Students who have already taken and passed these subjects can still fulfill the minor requirement.

For detailed syllabus and subject pre-requisite/co-requisite/exclusion requirement, please visit the following AS subject registration website:

Location: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/student > Subject Registration > Subject Information

For details of the programme, please visit the Department website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/engl.

 

Further Information and Enquiries

For further information about the programme, please contact Dr William Feng at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .

Last updated in Sep 2018