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  • Objectives
    Specialisation Business and Communication Studies The requirements are one major and two minors selected from the following sequences: Major Minor 1 Minor 2 Behavioural Science Business Studies * Business Studies Communication (compulsory) Economics Computing Computing Economics Mathematics Mathematics * * If Business Studies is not the selected major then a minor in Business Studies must be completed.
  • Entry requirements
    New South Wales Assumed knowledge: For Mathematics major or minor: Mathematics (other than General Mathematics). Recommended studies: For Visual Arts major or minor: Visual Arts.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts (Business and Communication Studies)
  • Course description
    Bachelor of Arts (Pass and Honours)
    BA

    240 cp (Pass)

    Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

    80 cp (Honours)

    Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

    Course available at:
    Brisbane, Queensland
    Melbourne, Victoria
    Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

    EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

    1. Definitions

    “Major”: 80 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 60 cp at advanced level.

    “Minor”: 40 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 20 cp at advanced level.

    “Specialisation”: 160 cp in prescribed units in nominated specialist fields of disciplinary focus.

    2. Requirements for Completion of the Pass Degree

    2.1 To qualify for the Pass degree, a student must complete:

       1. 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
             1. 160 cp from:
                   1. 2 Majors; or
                   2. 1 Major and 2 Minors
             2. at least 20 cp from Mission-focussed Units;5
             3. not more than 60 cp from Electives;6

                  and

       2. ARTS232 Volunteer Experience.7

    2.2 Unless otherwise specified, students must complete a unit or units at an introductory level (100-level) in an approved sequence before undertaking advanced level units (200 or 300-level) in that sequence. Any additional prerequisites for individual units are shown in brackets after the unit in the Schedule of Unit Offering.

    2.3 A student may complete a Specialisation in accordance with the requirements set out in the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

    3. Requirements for Completion of the Honours Degree

    To qualify for the Honours degree a student must, in addition to satisfying the requirements of the Pass degree, complete 80cp from the Schedule of Honours Units, consisting of:

       1. 20 cp at fourth year level, appropriate to the discipline of the Honours thesis;
       2. 10 cp in Research Methodology/Research Seminar; and
       3. 50 cp from the Thesis.

    Schedule of Unit Offerings

    Click here for Unit Descriptions

    Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

    Mission-focussed Units                                                                               
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    ARTS324     10     Art and Spirit
    BUSN202     10     Professional Ethics (Inc: BUSO203 Business Ethics and INFO206 Ethics and                                     Informatics)
    ENGL213     10     Sacred Australia
    ENGL226     10     The Book of Books: The Bible and Its Uses in Western Literature
    ENVI201     10     The Australian Environment: Values and Ethics
    HIST227     10     Human Rights in History
    MUSC120/220     10     Music and Liturgy
    PHIL100     10     Introduction to Philosophical Inquiry
    PHIL101     10     Reason and Argument
    PHIL102     10     Theories of Human Nature
    PHIL103     10     Origin of Western Philosophy
    PHIL104     10     Introduction to Ethics
    PHIL105     10     Values and Beliefs
    SOCI209     10     Sociology of Race and Ethnicity in Australia (Pre: 10cp of 100 level Sociology or                                 Australian Studies units)
    THBS100     10     Introduction to the Bible
    THCT100     10     What Christians Believe
    THCT101     10     The Church in History

    Volunteer Experience
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    ARTS232     0     Volunteer Experience

    Community Based Experience (NSW only)
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    HUMA243     10     Community-Based Experience8

    Specialisations

    Business and Communication Studies (NSW only)

    Completion of either

       1.
             1. a Major in Business Studies;
             2. a Minor in Communication; and
             3. a Minor in one of Behavioural Science, Computing, Economics or Mathematics;

                  or
       2.
             1. a Major in Economics;
             2. a Minor in Communication; and
             3. a Minor in Business Studies.

    Creative Arts and Culture (Queensland and Victoria only)

    Completion of either

       1. two Majors selected from Drama, Literature, Media*, Music or Visual Arts;

            or

       2.
             1. a Major in one of Drama, Literature, Media*, Music or Visual Arts; and
             2. two Minors selected from Communication, Drama, Literature, Media, Music or Visual Arts.

    *Victoria only.

    Major and Minor sequences by campus

    Majors and Minors

    Schedule of Honours Units

    5 A Mission-focussed Unit may contribute to a major.
    6 A student may undertake units, other than those required for the selected Major, listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings or from other disciplines within the Faculty (subject to campus availability, unit limitations and provided that prerequisite and co-requisite requirements are met).
    7 Volunteer Experience is normally to be completed by the end of Year 2.
    8 Note: Available in NSW only.

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