UCE Home   
 
Science and Technology Common Core Courses (2011-12)  
 

The listing of common core courses may change from year to year. Only common core courses taken in the academic year in which they are so listed can be used to fulfill the commom core requirements.

The following are Science and Technology (S&T) Common Core Courses listed for the 2011-12 academic year. Courses selected from this list can be used to satisfy the S&T common core requirement. Their status as S&T Common Core Courses in 2010-11 is indicated by a "✓".

 
Science and Technology Common Core Courses

Course Code

Course Title Credits 2011-12 Listed in previous year
4-digit 3-digit 2010-11
BIEN 2010 BIEN 101 Application of Engineering in Life Science 3
CENG 1500 CENG 151 Introduction to Materials Science and Selection 3
CENG 1600 CENG 109 Biotechnology and Its Business Opportunities 3
CENG 1700 -- Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3
(new crs wef Spring 11-12)
CHEM 1001 CHEM 001 Introductory Chemistry 3
CHEM 1002 CHEM 002 Introduction to Chemistry of Cosmetics 3
CHEM 1004 -- Chemistry in Everyday Life 3
(new crs wef 11-12)
CHEM 1008 CHEM 100 General Chemistry 3
CIVL 1130 CIVL 131 Monumental Structures from Ancient to Modern Times 3
CIVL 1140 CIVL 142 Environmental Quality Control and Improvement 3
CIVL 1160 CIVL 161 Civil Engineering and Modern Society 3
CIVL 1170 CIVL 171 Climate Change Risk, Mitigation and Adaptations 3
COMP 1001 COMP 101 Exploring Multimedia and Internet Computing 3
COMP 1002 COMP 102 Computer and Programming Fundamentals I 3
COMP 1941 COMP 191 Computational Thinking for Everyone in the Internet Age 3
ELEC 1010 ELEC 001 Electronic and Information Technology 3
ELEC 1020 ELEC 005 Media Production: Technology and Design 3
ENGG 1110 -- Engineering Solutions to Grand Challenges of the 21st Century 3
(new crs wef 11-12)
ENGG 1130 -- The Impact and Value of Technology Innovation 3
(new crs wef 11-12)
ENGG 1150 -- Information Technology Revolution: Past, Present and Future 3
(new crs wef 11-12)
ENVR 1010 ENVR 001 Introduction to Environmental Microbiology 3
ENVR 1020 ENVR 002 Urban Air Pollution 3
ENVR 1030 ENVR 003 Environment and Health 3
ENVR 1040 ENVR 004 The Environment and Society - A Comprehensive Perspective 3
ENVR 1050* ENVR 005* The Sustainable Citizen 3
IELM 2010 IELM 101 Industrial Engineering and Modern Logistics 3
IELM 2200 IELM 120 Engineering Management 3
ISOM 1440* ISOM 138* Introduction to Technology and Innovation Strategy 3
ISOM 2400* ISOM 240* Global Information Infrastructure and Policy 3
ISOM 3440# ISOM 218# Applied Network Management 3
LIFS 1010 BISC 001 Appreciation of Biological Sciences 3
LIFS 1020 BISC 002 Biology of Human Health 3
LIFS 1030 BISC 003 Environmental Science 3
LIFS 1050 BISC 005 Biochemistry of Life 3
MATH 1711 MATH 161 Mathematics in Civilization 3
MATH 2010 MATH 106 Multivariable Calculus and Basic Probability 3
MECH 1901 -- Automotive Engineering 3
(new crs wef Spring 11-12)
MECH 1902* MECH 108 * Energy Systems in a Sustainable World 3
MECH 1904 MECH 112 Fundamental Building Blocks for Microsystem Technologies 3
MECH 1905 MECH 113 Buildings for Contemporary Living 3
MECH 1906 MECH 106 Mechanical Engineering for Modern Life 3
PHYS 1002 PHYS 002 Introduction to Astrophysics and Astronomy 3
PHYS 1003 PHYS 006 Energy and Related Environmental Issues 3
PHYS 1005 PHYS 009 Physics in Movies 3
PHYS 1407 PHYS 007 Physical Phenomena in Everyday Life 3
SCIE 1050 SCIE 005 Gastronomy 3
SCIE 1110 -- Great Ideas in Science 3
(new crs wef 11-12)
SCIE 1120 -- Chemistry and Life 3
(new crs wef 11-12)
SCIE 2000 -- Space, Time and Motion 3
(new crs wef Spring 11-12)
* Listed as both a Science & Technology Common Core Course and a Social Analysis Common Core Course. Students may count this course towards either the Science & Technology or the Social Analysis common core area, but not both.
# Students enrolled in the programs offered by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering cannot use this course to satisfy the general education requirement.

S&T Common Core Courses Not Listed in 2011-12

Though not a common core course listed in 2011-12, they can be used to satisify the S&T common core requirement if they were taken in the 2010-11 academic year.
Previous Science and Technology Common Core Courses not listed in the 2011-12 academic year
Course Code Course Title Credits 2011-12 Listed in previous year
4-digit 3-digit 2010-11
-- BISC 006 Environmental Conservation and Public Health in Hong Kong 3 Course deleted
-- CHEM 003 Chemistry and Human Health 3 Course deleted