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Welcome to the Department of Sociology ! PURPOSE OF TH E GUIDE

This guide is to provide handy tips to Sociology Majors and leads to everything you need to know as our Sociology family members !

TABLE OF CONTENTS

About the Department _______________ P. 2 Exploring your interest in Sociology ____ P. 3 Learning beyond HKBU ______________ P. 4 Smart use of credit units______________ P. 5 Getting involved in the Department_____ P. 6 Sociology Society____________________ P. 7 Resources - In the Department_________ P. 8 - 10 Resources - In the Faculty____________ P. 11 Resources - In the University__________ P. 12 Staying in touch with the Department___ P. 13

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About the Department LOCATION

Department of Sociology, 10/F, AAB, HKBU, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

STAFF MEM BERS

Academic Staff

Prof. LAI, Gina W.F. Department Head

Dr. PENG, Yinni

Prof. CHU, Yin Wah

Dr. WONG, Day K.M.

Prof. RUAN, Danching Dr. CHAN. Kwok Shing Dr. CHEW, Matthew M.T.

Dr. CHEUNG, Adam K.L.

Dr. JIANG, Jin

Dr. LEUNG, Hon Chu Dr. WONG, Odalia M.H. Dr. GHEORGHIU, Iulia Prof. BARBALET, Jack Emeritus Professor

Administrative Staff

Ms LO, Anna S.P.

Miss TANG, Christie M.K.

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Dr. LI , Yao Tai

Dr. SUN, Ken C.Y. Adjunct Staff


Exploring your interest in Sociology Overview:

SOCI1005 Invitation to Sociology

MAJOR REQ UIRED COU RSES

SOCI2046 Introduction to Sociological Thinking and Writing SOCI2055 Sociology in Everyday Life* Sociological

SOCI2015 Sociological Theory I: Classical Theory

Theories:

SOCI3005 Sociological Theory II: Contemporary Approaches

Research

SOCI2005 Qualitative Methods of Social Research

Methods:

SOCI2006 Social Statistics SOCI2007 Quantitative Methods of Social Research

Capstone:

SOCI4898 Honours Project SOCI4899 Honours Project *Required only for students entering the Third Year in 2020-21

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES Gender, Family and Life Course:

Social Networks and Inequalities:

SOCI2025 Population and Social Issues

SOCI2027 Social Problems

SOCI2036 Sociology of Marriage and the Family

SOCI2035 Social Inequalities

SOCI3027 Careers and Life Courses

SOCI3016 Political Sociology

SOCI3035 Sex, Gender and Society

SOCI3017 Health and Society

SOCI3037 Children, Youth and Aging

SOCI3026 Work and Society

SOCI/CHSS3055 Population and Social Developments in China

SOCI/CHSS3046 Chinese Capitalisms

SOCI/CHSS4006 Chinese Family and Kinship

SOCI3056 Community Engagement for Social Sustainability

SOCI/CHSS4055 Gender in Contemporary China

SOCI4017 Management, Organization and Society SOCI/CHSS4046 Social Networks and Chinese Society

Globalization and Social Change:

SOCI/CHSS4057 China’s Social Classes under Economic Reform

SOCI2045 Urban Sociology SOCI3007 Global Social Transformations SOCI4015 East Asia: Economic Miracles and Social Change SOCI4016 Globalization  SOCI4045 Social Movements SOCI/CHSS4047 Sociological Issues in Urban and Rural Development  SOCI/CHSS4056 States and Power: Europe and China  SOCI/CHSS4065 Chinese Entrepreneurship and Overseas Chinese in the Global Context

Others: SOCI/CHSS2016 Modern Chinese Society SOCI2047 Hong Kong Society SOCI4026 Selected Topics in Contemporary Sociology I SOCI4027 Selected Topics in Contemporary Sociology II SOCI/CHSS4035 Selected Topics in the Sociology of China I SOCI/CHSS4036 Selected Topics in the Sociology of China II

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Culture and Identities: SOCI2017 Popular Culture and Society SOCI2037 Unity and Diversity: The Making of Chinese Culture and Society SOCI3025 The Internet and Society  SOCI/CHSS3045 China and Tourism  SOCI/CHSS3047 Consumption in China  SOCI4037 Cultural Sociology  SOCI/CHSS4066 Chinese Nationalism and Identity Politics


Learning beyond HKBU EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

Student Exchange Programme: University level (open for all HKBU students ) Faculty level (only Social Sciences students can apply) Apart from University level and Faculty level opportunities, you can also spend up to two semesters at the Department's partner university, University of the West of England, Bristol. Want to know more? Ask Dr. Day Wong ! Office: AAB, 10/F 1052 Email: daywong@hkbu.edu.hk INTERNSHIP

Career Centre: Metropolitan Attachment Programme (MAP) Global Attachment Opportunities (GAO) Local Attachment Opportunities (LAO) Timeshare Internship Programme University Year in the Community (UYC) Faculty of Social Sciences: Local: Social Sciences Internship Non-local: USA Disney Internship

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Social Sciences Internship

USA Disney Internship

Want to know more? Ask Dr. Day Wong ! Office: AAB, 10/F 1052 Email: daywong@hkbu.edu.hk

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Smart use of credit units FREE ELECTIVES

Use the 15 units of Free Electives to take courses to strengthen the Major, claim a Minor, or claim the Gender Studies Concentration. If you would like to take a Minor programme, remember to fulfill the Minor programme requirements. The Gender Studies Concentration aims at delivering a unique opportunity for students to add breadth to their major studies, through being exposed to the way gender intersects with a variety of spheres of knowledge, power relations, and professional settings. OFF-CAMPUS

LEARNING

Take academic exchange and/or internship to expand your learning horizon and fulfill the Social Sciences Common Core requirement.Â

Go to P.4 for more details.

G N I T N U O C E L B DOU

Take one of the following GE Capstone courses and double count it as SOSC3005 Community and Civic Engagement (a 3-unit Social Sciences Common Core course). GCAP3156 Taste, Environment and Technology: Food as a Lens GCAP3157 Leisure and Well-Being: Coping with Stress GCAP3165 Understanding Society through Independent Inquiry

Remembe r to plan ahead for the ab ove activit ies!

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Getting involved in the Department SCHOL

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Seminars Public Lectures Workshops Conferences and more ...

S E I T I V I T C A L A SOCI

O'night field trips

Academic Advising Activities

STUDENT HELPERS

Work as student helper in departmental activities

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Stay Tuned !!


Sociology Society

Instagram: soci_solicitous

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Resources - In the Department ACADEMIC AD

VISORS

1 R A E Y N I S R O S MAJOR ADVI

BA/BSocSc Dr. LEUNG Hon Chu Office: AAB, 1o/F 1058 Email: honchu@hkbu.edu.hk

Sociology students will be assigned an academic advisor. If you need advice about your study and university life, we are here to help you.

BA/BSocSc & EDUC (LST) BA/BSocSc & EDUC (PSHET) Dr. Chan Kwok Shing Office: AAB, 1o/F 1049 Email: kschan@hkbu.edu.hk

Sociology students are expected to have at least one meeting per semester with their advisors.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES COMMITTEE

Coordinator

Dr. Chan Kwok Shing

kschan@hkbu.edu.hk

1. SOC

Dr. Leung Hon Chu

honchu@hkbu.edu.hk

2. SOC & EDUC (LST) / (PSHET)

Dr. Chan Kwok Shing

kschan@hkbu.edu.hk

3. China Studies

Dr. Matthew Chew

mmtchew@hkbu.edu.hk

4. Minor programmeÂ

Dr. Matthew Chew

mmtchew@hkbu.edu.hk

5. Honours Project

Dr. Peng Yinni

ynpeng@hkbu.edu.hk

6. Student exchange programme Dr. Day Wong

daywong@hkbu.edu.hk

(both outgoing and incoming) 7. Internship

Dr. Day Wong

daywong@hkbu.edu.hk

8. Scholarships, awards,

Dr. Matthew Chew*

mmtchew@hkbu.edu.hk

nominations, and Student Fund Dr. Peng Yinni * Coordinator

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ynpeng@hkbu.edu.hk


Resources - In the Department SURVEY RE SEARCH LA B - AAB104 5

Sociology students will learn computing, statistical and survey research skills here. The Lab is open for bookings for group discussions of projects and assignments, and other student activities. Check with the General Office (Miss Christie Tang, tel: 3411 5789) for booking procedures. STUDENT FUN

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COMMON AREA

Financial support for activities that would enrich students' learning experiences, such as internship programmes, academic exchanges, study tours and student-initiated projects. Want to know more? Ask Dr. Matthew Chew ! Office: AAB, 10/F 1055 Email: mmtchew@hkbu.edu.hk

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Resources - In the Department S P I H S R A SCHOL

Dr. William D. Hackett Prize Paul & Martha Hackett Memorial Scholarship Dr. Siu Yat-ming Scholarship Want to know more? Ask Dr. Matthew Chew ! Office: AAB, 10/F 1055 Email: mmtchew@hkbu.edu.hk ARCHIVE

ALUMNI SUP

The Archive houses the Honours Projects written by sociology students and other sociologyrelated print materials. Students can check out the Honours Projects if needed. For access to the Archive, please contact the General Office (Miss Christie Tang, tel: 3411 5789).

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PORT

Alumni talks Remember to check out the information regularly about various opportunities posted on the notice board outside the Department and our Facebook page as well as sent to your HKBU email account!


Resources - In the Faculty STUDENT EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING GRANT

This Grant provides financial support for students engaging in non-local experiential learning opportunities. Eligible activities: - Internship / Placement - Short-Term Exchange - Field Trip - Service Learning Trip - Study Tour - International Festival

- Conference / Seminar - Competition - Training Course / Workshop - Foreign Language - Enrichment Research Project - Community Project

SOCIAL SCIENCES UNDERG

RADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Students Social Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship (Academic Excellence) Social Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship (Community Action) Social Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship (Global Exchange)

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Resources - In the University STUDENT AFFAIRS

Office of Student Affairs

CAREER

Career Centre

Scholarships & Financial Aid Unit

Hong Kong Baptist University Career Match Engine

Leadership Qualities Centre

Joint Institutions Job Information System

Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs (USSEN)

ACADEMIC EXCHANGE COUNSELLING

International Office

Counselling and Development Centre

Virtual Exchange Mainland Development Office

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Staying in touch with the Department

FACEBOOK

WEBSITE

HKBU Sociology

香港浸會大學社會學系 Department of Sociology Hong Kong Baptist University

Department of Sociology Hong Kong Baptist University Kowloon Tong Kowloon Tel: (852) 3411-7131 Fax: (852) 3411-7893 Email: soc@hkbu.edu.hk Website: https://socweb.hkbu.edu.hk/ Facebook: HKBU Sociology 香港浸會大學社會學系

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Profile for hkbusociology

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