(extracted from Regulations
and Syllabuses for BA 2007-2008)
(extracted from Regulations and Syllabuses for BA 2008-2009)
majors in Language and Communication must, as a co-requisite,
be accepted to take one of the following majors or minors:
major in either Chinese, English,
French, German, Human Language Technology, Japanese Studies, Linguistics, Linguistics
and Philosophy, or Spanish (offered by the Faculty of Arts); or a major in Psychology, Media and Cultural Studies (offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences); or a minor in a language programme (offred by the Faculty of Arts)
for which a major
available; or a minor in Journalism and Media Studies (offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences).
majors must also pass the prerequisite course LCOM1001
in their first year with at least a satisfactory result (C
grade, 53%) , and the required courses for enrolment in the
co-requisite major. Prospective minors are also required to
pass LCOM1001 in their first year
with at least a satisfactory result (C grade, 53%).
A major in Language and Communication consists
of 48 credits taken in the second and third years of the programme.
Students have to take the compulsory course LCOM2001
(6 credits), 30 credits of 'core' courses, and a further 12
credits of 'elective' courses. Students should note that any
courses taken for the co-requisite major may not be counted
towards the major in Language and Communication. Students
are also asked to note that departmental pre-requisites for
both 'cores' and 'elective' ourses must be met unless otherwise
A minor in Language and Communication consists
of second- and third-year courses totaling 24 credits from
the Language and Communication syllabus. LCOM2001
(6 credits) is a compulsory course; for the 18 remaining credits,
two courses (12 credits) have to be chosen from
the list of core courses, and one course (6 credits) from
the list of electives.
Students in Language and Communication must take two 6-credit
Research Seminars (ENGL3036,
Upon completing their programme and meeting the Special Honours
requirements, these students will be given special recognition
by the School (for further details, see "Introduction"
of the School syllabus.