Course Description for GECW1000, GECW2000, GECW3000 & GECW4000

The non-formal part of College General Education consists of four courses: GECW1000, GECW2000, GECW3000, GECW4000. These courses carry no credit units, but are required, respectively in both terms of Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 except for students on outbound exchange for a whole term.  This component of College General Education comprises different non-formal and non-credit-bearing learning activities: (a) required activities including communal dining and High Table dinners; (b) required extended orientation for new students in GECW1000; and (c) voluntary activities such as social service.
 

Course Description for GECW1000, GECW2000, GECW3000 & GECW4000

These courses are pre-assigned to students based on their year of studies:

i) For students with a normative study period of 4 years (applicable to the majority of students):

Year of Study

Course

Pre-assigned

Attendance Requirement

1

GECW1000

Communal dinners: 60% per term

High table dinners: 60% per year

Extended orientation: 100%

2

GECW2000

Communal dinners: 60% per term
High table dinners: 60% per year

3

GECW3000

Communal dinners: 50% per term
High table dinners: 60% per year

4

GECW4000

ii) For students with a normative study period of 3 years (applicable to students admitted with Advanced Standing):

Year of Study

Course

Pre-assigned

Attendance Requirement

2

GECW1000

Communal dinners: 60% per term

High table dinners: 60% per year

Extended orientation: 100%

3

GECW3000

Communal dinners: 50% per term
High table dinners: 60% per year

4

GECW4000

Communal dinners: 50% per term
High table dinners: 60% per year

iii) For students with a normative study period of 5 or 6 years, they are NOT required to take any non-credit bearing College GE course in Year 5/ Year 6, unless with a special reason approved by the College.

iv) For students admitted through Senior Year Stream with a normative study period of 2 years:

Year of Study

Course

Pre-assigned

Attendance Requirement

3

GECW1000

Communal dinners: 60% per term

High table dinners: 60% per year

Extended orientation: 100%

4

GECW4000

Communal dinners: 50% per term
High table dinners: 60% per year

 

 

 

 
 

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