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OSPHONGK 32: Fintech and Entrepreneurship in China

Introduction to the concepts essential to the entrepreneurial process and a look at the role of the individual and teams within high-impact ventures, intended for sophomores, juniors, and seniors of all majors. Case studies, lectures, workshops and mentor-guided team projects cover high-growth ventures involving technology, with special emphasis on the significance of entrepreneurship, blockchain/AI/ML related to financial innovation and opportunities in Hong Kong and China more broadly. Explore both financial innovation for high net worth as well as "bottom of the pyramid" individuals and ethical issues in startups. No prerequisites.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI
Instructors: Eesley, C. (PI)

OSPHONGK 33: Comparative Analysis of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Fintech in Hong Kong and Silicon Valley

Independent research and analysis of the historical, current, and future potential for high-growth entrepreneurship in Hong Kong, China and its surrounding region. How entrepreneurship in China compares to Silicon Valley and other similar innovation clusters today around the globe. Special emphasis on financial innovations such as bitcoin, blockchain, AI/ML applications in finance and insurance. Role of context with respect to entrepreneurship and innovation through direct contact with entrepreneurs, interviewing potential customers, professional investors, innovation education centers, policy makers, government officials, and any NGOs involved with entrepreneurship.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-2
Instructors: Eesley, C. (PI)

OSPHONGK 41: Introduction to Creative and New Media

Introduction to the creative aspects of the mass media, media art, new media and popular culture. Enhance students' creative, aesthetic as well as intellectual ability to evaluate different media art forms and expression. Topics include art theory, aesthetics, theories on creativity, technical and commercial aspects of various forms of production and popular culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

OSPHONGK 42: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Society

Examination of gender and sexuality from a contemporary and regional perspective. Based on a cross-cultural perspective, read and analyze different meanings of gender and sexuality, and how these meanings are constructed. How gender relations and sexual politics are related with historical backgrounds, cultural heritage, market expansion, ideological shifts, and capitalist dynamics in a context of modernization campaigns and globalization processes. The topics of gender and sexuality interwoven with that of migration, work, family, popular culture, mass media, and consumerism.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI

OSPHONGK 43: Mainstream Chinese Philosophical Thought

Introduction to the philosophical thought of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism, to provide a deeper understanding of the roots of Chinese values and culture. As a cornerstone of Chinese culture, Confucianism contributes to the establishment of the human moral way by articulating a conception of humans as moral subjects. Taoism stresses the pursuit of an ideal life by understanding the changes of the universe, while Buddhism applies the concept of karma to show how the ultimate cause of human suffering lies in ignorance. Other Chinese philosophical thought such as Mohism, Legalism, and the School of Yin and Yang may be covered.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II

OSPHONGK 44: Medical Sociology

From a sociological perspective, dissect issues such as conflicts between patients and doctors; safety of medical treatments and reliability of medical knowledge; inequality in health and longevity; and ever-increasing health care spending. Questions such as: What counts as illness? How do people understand illness? How does illness affect people's life? Who gets ill and why? What is the role of medical technology in fostering health? Why do doctors and patients have trouble communicating? How should health care systems be organized? Also examine some of these issues in the contexts of Chinese societies, such as China and Hong Kong with comparative perspectives.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

OSPHONGK 45: Chinese Culture and Society

An anthropological approach to China. Discussions concentrate on major cultural and social institutions of China, both traditional and contemporary, such as family, marriage, kinship, lineage and clan, economic system, religion and value orientation.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

OSPHONGK 51: Beginner Putonghua/Mandarin Level 1

Use of basic vocabulary and grammar; vocabulary introduced based on everyday conversations and daily usage. Focus on appropriateness in application and on fluency in communication through various kinds of speaking practice. Real life settings introduced such as shopping, introducing family members, asking directions, etc. Not equivalent to home campus courses. Also enroll in CUHK course # CLCP100G. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 8

OSPHONGK 52: Beginning Putonghua/Mandarin Level 1 Upper

Basic vocabulary and grammar through language tasks/activities and contextualized exercises. Real life settings such as shopping, introducing family members, asking directions, etc. In addition, build up abilities in presenting basic ideas in real life communication settings. Tasks like picture description, speaking topics and simple presentation adopted for training in presentation with various everyday settings. Not equivalent to home campus courses. Also enroll in CUHK course # CLCP101G. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 8

OSPHONGK 53: Immediate Putonghua/Mandarin Level 2

Intermediate course designed to familiarize students with the use of more vocabulary and grammar points. Vocabulary introduced based on everyday conversations and daily usage. Focus on appropriateness in application. Newly acquired vocabulary and grammar points developed through language tasks/activities and contextualized exercises in real life settings. Not equivalent to home campus courses. Also enroll in CUHK course # CLCP200G. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 8
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