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1807

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Partner facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBASS/BBusCom
CRICOS code069540B
Total credit points required192
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1807
Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) Web address: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au or visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/contact.html

Course coordinator

Dr Shanthy Rachagan

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

The course provides sound business training along with the transferable skills and knowledge gained from studies in arts and social sciences, such as communication, organisation, analysis and research skills.

Outcomes

Refer to the outcomes for the single degrees 0002 Bachelor of Arts and 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce.

Professional recognition

Refer to the Faculty of Business and Economics Professional recognition of coursesProfessional recognition of courses (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/professional-recognition/) page in this Handbook.

Structure

The course has four main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business study
  • a major from the Faculty of Business and Economics. This major must be selected from majors available on the Gippsland campus and all units taken as part of this major must be from the Gippsland campus
  • an arts and social sciences major and an arts and social sciences minor in different areas of studies. The major and minor must come from the approved majors offered on the Gippsland campus listed under 'Areas of study".

Areas of study

Business and Commerce

Arts and social sciences

Rights and justice

NOTE: Criminal justice, English, journalism, and public relations are available as a minor only.

Psychology is available by off-campus only.

Requirements

Students must complete 32 units over a maximum of 10 years as follows:

Business and commerce component

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce as follows:

(i.) seven compulsory common core units (42 points):

  • ACG1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • BTG1200 Business law
  • ECG1101 Introductory microeconomics
  • ETG1102 Business statistics
  • MGG1010 Introduction to management
  • MKG1120 Marketing theory and practice
  • BEX3120 Perspectives on global business issues

(ii.) a major of eight units (48 points):*

  • the major must come from the approved majors listed under 'Areas of study'
  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels.

* Note: Depending on the major chosen, one of the units in the major may have already been studied as part of the group of common core units - where this is the case, students will complete additional units as detailed below.

(iii.) additional units selected from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce to reach the required minimum of 16 units (96 points).

These units can identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3.

Additional degree requirements for the Faculty of Business and Economics:

  • a maximum of eight first-year level units (48 points)
  • a minimum of four units (24 points) at third-year level from those offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics on the Gippsland campus
  • in addition to specific unit prerequisites, second-year level units require the successful completion of three first-year level units and third-year level units require the successful completion of two second-year level units.

Arts and social sciences component

(b.) 16 units (96 points) from the School of Applied Media and Social Sciences as follows:

(i.) an arts major of eight units (48 points)

(ii.) an arts minor of four units in a different area of study (24 points)

(iii.) additional elective units to make up a total of 96 points.

Elective units in the Faculty of Arts at Gippsland can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3.

The major and minor must come from the approved majors offered on the Gippsland campus listed under 'Areas of study'. By combining some of the core arts requirements, students can complete a double major in two different arts disciplines. For more details on this option, contact the Faculty of Arts.

Additional degree requirements

  • a maximum of 14 first-year level units (84 points)
  • a minimum of six units (36 points) at each of second and third-year level units.
  • in addition to specific unit prerequisites, second-year level units require the successful completion of three first-year level units and third-year level units. require the successful completion of two second-year level units.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
Bachelor of Business and Commerce