## Year One Curriculum

All students will be admitted on a Faculty basis and exposed to a list of
__Year One Curriculum__
courses so that you can explore your interests before declaring Major Programme.

### Year One Curriculum Courses to be studied by students admitted into Faculty of Science

Apart from Integrated Science Laboratory, students are free to choose four or five of the above lecture courses in their Year 1 curriculum. For students who choose four Science lecture courses, students are required to drop the course during the add/drop period in BUniPort by themselves in the semester which student is pre-enrolled to study the course. For the units released, students can take GE courses or other University-required courses in Year 1, and then take Major Elective courses after admitted to a Major Programme in Year 2. ^{#}

### Major Programme Assignment

Students will be assigned to their choice of Major programme under a Quota System. For students who have *attained a 5* in relevant science subjects*, they will *be guaranteed for admission to the relevant major programme* in Year 2. For example, if he/she has attained a 5* in HKDSE Chemistry, he/she will be guaranteed for admission to Chemistry as his/her major programme.

The criteria for major programme assignment for other students will include the performance in relevant Year One Curriculum course, the cGPA attained by the end of Year 1 and interview performance, if applicable.

Major Application Schedule

^{#} For BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, if students did not take Mathematics and Statistics in Year 1, they will need to take Introduction to Mathematics and Statistics after admitting to the programmes.

For BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics, if students did not take Essence of Computing in Year 1, they will need to take Essence of Computing after admitting to the programme.