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Programme Elective Courses

Visual Studies majors must take programme electives totaling 36 credits from categories 1-4. A minimum of 24 credits should be selected from categories 1 & 2, and between 3 and 12 credits from categories 3 & 4.


Please visit Registry's website for course descriptions and information about course prerequisite/restriction: https://www.ln.edu.hk/f/upload/44229/VIS.pdf


Category 1: History of the Visual Arts & Aesthetics

Course Code
Course Title
Number of Credits
MPA3001

Musical Expression in Film and Theatre

3
PHI3270

Continental Aesthetic Theories

3
PHI3271

History of Aesthetics

3
PHI3281

Philosophy of Photography

3
PHI4273

Philosophy of Architecture

3
PHI4363

Analytic Philosophy of Art

3
PHI4373

Cinema and Philosophy

3
VIS2103

Western Art from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

3
VIS3002

Light Art

3
VIS3003

Videogame Theory and Analysis

3
VIS3004

East Asian Cinemas

3
VIS3201

Visual Culture and the Digital Media

3
VIS3253

History of the Cinema

3
VIS3256

Exploring Visual Media

3
VIS3351

Film Genre

3
VIS3353

Non-fiction Film

3
VIS3398/ VIS3399

Special Topics in Visual Studies

3
VIS4001

Global Encounters: Artistic and Cultural Interactions between China and the Outside World

3
VIS4251

Art and Power: A Historical Survey of the Political Uses of the Visual

3
VIS4252

Avant-garde Art

3
VIS4254

Pictorial Art since 1900

3
VIS4257

In Pursuit of Modernity - 20th Century Chinese Art

3
VIS4301

Directed Research Project

6
VIS4311

Women, Art and Society in China

3
VIS4352

Film Theory and Film Criticism

3


Category 2: Service-Learning (To be confirmed each year)

Course Code
Course Title
Number of Credits
VIS3255

Art and Well Being

3
VIS4355

Environmental Aesthetics & the Visual Environment

3


Category 3: Studio Courses

Course Code
Course Title
Number of Credits
VIS2106

Understanding Drawing

3
VIS3001

Video Art

3
VIS3214

Digital Imaging

3
VIS3298

Studio Practice

3
VIS3999

Special Topics in Visual Studies: Studio Practice

3
VIS4357

Electronic Art

3


Category 4: Internship

Course Code
Course Title
Number of Credits
VIS2299

Internship

3


CLUSTER COURSES

Course Code
Course Title
Number of Credits
CLA9002

Hong Kong Art

3
CLB9009

The Origin and Functions of Art

3
CLB9016

Understanding Museums

3
CLC9021

Morality and Markets

3
CLE9011

Visual Cultures of Hong Kong

3
CLE9030

Mind, Body, and Emotion

3


Special Topics in Visual Studies Course Offering List for 1st and 2nd Terms, 2019-20

Course Code
Course Title
Number of Credits
VIS3398A

Architectural Drawing

3
VIS3398B

Cultural Transmissions of East Asian Art

3
VIS3398C

Architectural Drawings in Chinese Art

3
VIS3399J

Evolution and Art

3
VIS3399K

Watching Films: How We Understand and Respond to Film Stories

3
VIS3399M

Curating Film Festival: Programmes on East Asian Documentaries & Independent Films

3
VIS3399Z

Analytic Introduction to Visual Studies

3
VIS3999A

Curatorial Practice

3