College General Education

All New Asia students are required to take 6 units of College GE courses:

  • 4 credits: compulsory courses (for Year One students)
  • 2 credits: elective courses (for Year Two or above)

Study Schemes  

Compulsory courses (4 units)

  1. GENA1112 Aspects of General Education 
  2. GENA1113 Student-oriented Teaching and Seminar (2 credits)

Elective courses (2 units)

Students are required to take one elective course.

Course Information (2024/2025)
GENA1112
Aspects of General Education
  • Unit: 2
  • Term 1
  • Introduction
    This course aims to broaden the horizon of first year students. Students taking this course will be able to acquire a basic understanding of Chinese culture, Hong Kong society, university life, and their personal development.
  • Course Outline 2023/2024
GENA1113
Student-oriented Teaching and Seminar
  • Unit: 2
  • Term 2
  • Introduction
    The overall objective of this course is to help students acquire an understanding of university education, the role of university students in the society and adjustment to university life. It adopts a small group in which students are expected to explore topics related to university education (e.g. role of university students) and the society (e.g. current social issues), with the aims of promoting their data analysis, seminar presentation and report writing skills.
  • Course Outline 2023/2024
GENA1114A
Service Learning - Bringing Chinese Culture into Local Community
  • Unit: 3
  • Term 2
  • Introduction
    Promoting Chinese history and culture is one of the core missions of New Asia College. “Service Learning – Bringing Chinese Culture into Local Community” encourages students to participate in activities about Chinese culture and/or cultural conservation projects in local community through observation, recording, promotion and transmission. This course aims to enhance students’ understanding of the meanings and values of traditional Chinese cultural heritages (both tangible and intangible) and the spirit they inherit in a modern and cosmopolitan city. The course also aims to integrate service and learning experiences through community service activities. It seeks to cultivate students’ leadership skills and foster their self-awareness and empathy towards others and the community. In addition, the programme also emphasizes reflection on the quality of service leadership with particular focus on intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies.
GENA1115A
Service Learning - Make a Difference to Our Community
  • Unit: 3
  • Term 2
  • Introduction
    “Service Learning – Make a Difference to Our Community” aims to enable students to use sustainable methods to help local community or socially disadvantaged groups. In collaborating with different NGOs and university departments or research units, students will be introduced to key concepts and theories of sustainable development and explore how to apply them to proposing solutions to the needs and difficulties faced by disadvantaged groups. The course also aims to integrate service and learning experiences through community service activities. It seeks to cultivate students’ leadership skills and foster their self-awareness and empathy towards others and the community. In addition, the program also emphasizes reflection on the quality of service leadership with particular focus on intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies.
GENA1116A
Service Learning - Creating a Better World through Diversity and Inclusion
  • Unit: 3
  • Term 1
  • Introduction
    TBC
GENA1116B
Service Learning - Creating a Better World through Diversity and Inclusion
  • Unit: 3
  • Term 1
  • Introduction
    TBC

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Students of Senior Year Entrants

Second-year entrants are required to take the College General Education course “GENA1112 Aspects of General Education” (2 units) during their first year of attendance.

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Ms. Amy Yip
3943 1619
Ms. Priscilla Kwan
3943 7604
General Education Office, 1/F, Cheng Ming Building
3943 7609