Course rules and resolutions - Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies)

 

Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies)

Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) (Honours)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course and stream title

FH019

Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies)

FH043

Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) (Honours)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Admission to candidature

Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of undergraduate units of study: University of Sydney Business School, Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Table 1 in the Faculty of Science and Table of undergraduate units of study: Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must successfully complete 192 credit points, comprising:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study (12 credit points of junior units of study and 6 credit points of senior units of study); and
(b)
a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study from Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; and
(c)
a minimum of 12 credit points of units of study from Table 1 in the Faculty of Science; and
(d)
one major from Major I subject areas listed below; and
(e)
one major from Major II subject areas listed below; and
(f)
a maximum of 96 credit points of junior units of study; and
(g)
a minimum of 108 credit points of units of study from the Table of undergraduate units of study: University of Sydney Business School.

5 Majors

(1)
Completion of two majors is a requirement of the course. One major must be selected from Major I subject areas and one major from Major II subject areas. A major requires the completion of a minimum of 36 senior credit points chosen from units of study listed for that major in the Table of undergraduate units of study: University of Sydney Business School. Units of study counted towards one major may not count toward any other major completed.
(2)
Major I subject areas:
(a)
Accounting
(b)
Business Information Systems
(c)
Commercial Law
(c)
Finance
(d)
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
(e)
International Business
(f)
Management
(g)
Marketing
(h)
Quantitative Business Analysis
(3)
Major II subject areas:
(a)
Any major from Major I subject areas
(b)
a major from the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment*
(c)
a major from Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences*
(d)
a major from Table 1 in the Faculty of Science*
*These majors are offered through other faculties and if completed count towards the non-Business School credit point total - maximum of 84 credit points. Table 1 Faculty of Science majors that require the completion of more than 60 credit points in units of study, as specified in the Faculty of Science handbook, are not available to students enrolled in this degree.
(4)
Candidates have the option of completing an additional major from the University of Sydney Business School or from another faculty of the University as permitted by individual Faculty resolutions. Requirements for the completion of a major and the majors available are specified in the resolutions of the faculty offering the major.

6 Progression rules

Candidates must enrol in the 12 credit points of junior core units of study within the first year of enrolment. The 6 credit point senior core capstone unit of study must be completed within the final semester of a candidate's enrolment.

7 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an additional year of full time study, after the completion of the pass degree. Part time study is permitted if approved by the administering Discipline or Department.
(2)
Admission, requirements and award of honours are according to the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School.

8 Award of the degree

The Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) is awarded in the grades of either Pass or Honours. The honours degree is awarded in classes according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2013 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2013 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2013 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2018. The Business School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.