Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Approved Courses

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  • IBEX COURSE INFORMATION
    • You may take a full semester of business classes while abroad on IBEX. However, we advise you have room for at least two electives for planning purposes
    • Reference the IBEX Course Guide: What you can or cannot take!
      • You can take a maximum of two classes per concentration
      • Accounting courses cannot be taken for credit toward the Accounting or CPA majors/concentrations
      • All IBEX courses will transfer back to NYU Stern as Pass/Fail
  • PREVIOUSLY APPROVED COURSES
    • Listed below are courses that have been approved and were taken previously by Stern IBEX students.
      • *You are not limited to taking the courses listed on this page!* See below for how to find additional courses.
      • There is no guarantee that the courses listed here will be offered during the specific semester you study abroad. It is important to be flexible - have a Plan A and Plan B and the space to take some electives.
  • FINDING NEW COURSES
    • If you see a course on HKUST's website that you would like to take, but it is not listed below, you must submit the syllabus to Stern’s International Exchanges & Special Programs team for approval.
    • Once HKUST publishes its confirmed courses for the semester you will be attending, you can revise your list as needed based on what is actually being offered.
    • Please note:  HKUST has a separate course list for its International Summer Exchange Program.
    • Please refer to the IBEX Course Guide when selecting courses.
  • SPECIAL NOTES
    • If you are accepted to IBEX, you will attend individual Academic Advising sessions with the International Programs team to plan and revise your schedule.
    • If a course is already listed here as approved, it does not need to be reviewed again, unless you want to see if it will count towards a new requirement.

Approved Semester Courses

Course Title Abroad NYU Credits Course Equivalent at NYU Semester Taken
COMP 1022P Introduction to Computing with Java 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2012
COMP 1022Q Intro to Computing with Excel VBA 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2015, Fall 2013
ECON 3334 Introduction of Econometrics 4 Business Economics Elective PLUS 1 Stern Elective Spring 2016
ECON 4474 Hong Kong Economy 4 Business Economics Elective for 3 credits PLUS 1 Elective credit (Stern) Fall 2014
ENGG1110 Engineering Solutions to Grand Challenges 4 Elective (CAS) Spring 2016
ENVR2010 Environmental Science Fundamentals 4 Elective (CAS) Spring 2016
ENVR3210 Environmental Technology 4 Elective (CAS) Spring 2016
FINA 1203 Personal Finance 3 Elective (Stern) Fall 2014
FINA 2303 Financial Management 3 NOT equivalent to any Advanced Finance Elective Fall 2015
FINA 3104 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 4 Advanced Finance Elective PLUS 1 Stern Elective Spring 2016, Fall 2015
FINA 3202 Derivative Securities 3 Advanced Finance Elective Fall 2016
FINA 3204 Derivative Securities 4 Advanced Finance Elective for 3 credits PLUS 1 Elective credit (Stern) Fall 2014, Fall 2013
FINA 4104 Advanced Financial Management 4 NOT equivalent to any Advanced Finance Elective Fall 2015
FINA 4204 Equity Valuation 4 FINC-UB 41 Equity Valuation for 3 credits PLUS 1 Elective credit (Stern) Fall 2015, Fall 2014
FINA 4430 International Finance 4 Advanced Finance Elective Fall 2016
FINA 4929I Banking and Risk Management 4 FINC-UB 22 Risk Management Fall 2016
FINA4304 Fixed Income Securities 4 Advanced Finance Elective - CANNOT take FINC - UB 26 Spring 2016
FINA 4403 International Finance 3 Advanced Finance Elective Fall 2016
FINA 4929I Banking and Risk Management 3 FINC-UB 22 Risk Management Fall 2016
GBUS 3050 Deal Making In Emerging Markets 3 Elective (Stern) Spring 2016
HUMA 1100 Music of the World 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2014
HUMA 1231 Popular Culture of East Asia 3 Advanced Global Business Elective Fall 2014, Spring 2016
HUMA 2589 Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler: Dictators and their Regimes 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2015
ISOM 2700 Operations Management 3 OPMG-UB 1 Operations Management Spring 2016
ISOM 3360 Data Mining for Business Analytics 3 Elective (Stern) Fall 2015
LANG 1120 Chinese For Non-Chinese Language Background Students I 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2012
MARK 3220 Marketing Research 4 MKTG-UB 9 Research for Customer Insights PLUS 1 Elective credit (Stern) Fall 2014
MARK 3430 Global Marketing 4 Advanced Marketing Elective for 3 credits PLUS 1 elective credit (Stern) Fall 2015
MARK 3450 New Product Planning and Product Management 4 Advanced Marketing Elective Fall 2014, Fall 2012
MARK 3510 B2B Marketing 4 Advanced Marketing Elective for 3 credits PLUS 1 elective credit (Stern) Fall 2015, Fall 2014
MARK3480 Pricing Strategy 4 MKTG - UB 53 Fall 2013
MGMT 1110 Introduction to Management 4 MGMT-UB 1 Management & Organizations Fall 2016
MGMT 1110 Introduction to Management 3 MGMT-UB 1 Management and Organizations Fall 2016
MGMT 2130 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility 2 SOIM-UB 12 Professional Responsibility and Leadership (PRL) Fall 2015, Fall 2014
MGMT 3140 Negotiations 4 Advanced Management Elective for 3 credits PLUS 1 elective credit (Stern) Fall 2016, Fall 2015
MGMT 4204 International Management 4 MGMT-UB 4 International Business Management PLUS 1 Elective credit (Stern) Fall 2013
MGMT 4220 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Studies 4 Advanced Management Elective for 3 credits PLUS 1 elective credit (Stern) Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
MGMT 4230 International Management 4 MGMT-UB 4 International Business Management 3 credits PLUS1 Elective credit (Stern) Fall 2012
MGMT 4250 Management Consulting 3 Elective (Stern) Fall 2012
SOSC 1130 Science, Technology and Business 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2014
SOSC 2000C Comparative Public Policy 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2014

Approved Summer Courses

Course Title Abroad NYU Credits Course Equivalent at NYU Semester Taken
ISOM 1090 Social Media: Collective Intelligence & Creativity 3 Elective (Stern) Summer 2015
ISOM 1380 Technology and Innovation: Social and Business Perspectives 4 General Stern Elective Credit Summer 2017
ISOM 3310 E-Commerce & E-Business Management 3 Advanced Management Elective Summer 2015
LIFS 1030 Environmental Science 3 Natural Science Equivalent Summer 2016
MARK 2120 Marketing Management 3 MKTG-UB 1 Introduction to Marketing Summer 2015
MGMT 1110 Introduction to Management 3 MGMT-UB 1 Management & Organizations Summer 2015