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CSBU Curriculum for AY18/19 onwards

BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION STUDIES WITH A SECOND MAJOR IN BUSINESS (CSBU)

Academic Unit (AU) Structure and Requirement

Integrating the AU requirements for the Communication Studies (CS) and Business (BU) majors, the total AU requirement for the Bachelor of Communication Studies with a Second Major in Business remains at 127AUs. Students will take the BU courses as Unresticted Electives.

 Communication Studies No of Academic Units
 Core and Major Prescribed  
 Electives
69
 GER-Core 16
 GER-PE (LA) 3
 Total no of AUs from CS 88
 Second Major in Business No of Academic Units
 Business Foundation Courses 20
 Advanced Business Courses 12
 Total no of AUs from BU 32
 Others No of Academic Units
 Unrestricted Electives 7
 Total no of AUs 127


Table 1 and 2 below set the requirements for the CSBU programme:

 Table 1: CS AU Requirements 
 CORE (31AUs)  CS0209 Media Law, Ethics and Policy (3AUs)
 CS2005 Speech and Argumentation (3AUs)
 CS2400 Foundation of Information Analytics (3AUs)
 CS2024 Web Design and Technologies (3AUs)
 CS4203 Professional Internship (11AUs)
 CS4004 Final Year Project (8AUs)
 PRESCRIBED ELECTIVES (38AUs)  Of the 38AUs, at least 20AUs must be upper-level Prescribed Electives
 (See table above)
 GER-CORE (16AUs)  CS0201 Foundations of Communication Studies (3AUs)
 CS0204 Basic Media Writing (3AUs)
 HD0101 Digital Society (3AUs) 
 HD0102 Making Sense of Big Data (3AUs) 
 ET0001 Entrepreneurship & Innovation (1AU)
 GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability (1AU)
 HY0001 Ethics and Moral Reasoning (1AU)
 ML0003 Kickstart your Career Success (1AU)
 GER-PE (3AUs)  GER-PE (Liberal Arts)
 TOTAL: 88AUs
 Table 2: BU AU Requirements 
 Second Major in Business   List of courses
 FOUNDATION COURSES# (20AUs)
 #Students are exempted from AB1202
 Statistical and Quantitative Methods but
 must take CS2400 Fundamentals of 
 Information Analytics, an introductory
 statistics course in the Communication 
 Studies programme.Studies programme.
 AD1101 Financial Accounting (4AUs)
 AB1201 Financial Management (3AUs)
 AB1301 Business Law (3AUs)
 AB1501 Marketing (3AUs)
 AB1601 Organisation Behaviour & Design (3AUs)
 BE1401 Business Operations and Processes (4AUs)
 Advanced / General Business Courses: Choose 3 from below (12AUs)
 BF2201 Investments (4AUs) (Pre-requisite: AB1201)
 BM2501 Market Behaviour (4AUs) (Pre-requisite: AB1501)
 BM2502 Market Intelligence (4AUs) (Pre-requisite: AB1501)
 BE2601 Management Principles, Skills and Competencies (4AUs) (Pre-requisite: AB1601)
 TOTAL: 32AUs