Subject areas

Table A subject areas (University of Sydney Business School)

The Table A subject areas are those offered by the disciplines of the University of Sydney Business School. For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) Table A subject areas are Major I and Major II options.

The Table A subject areas are as follows:

Table B subject areas (School of Economics)

The Table B subject areas are offered by the School of Economics (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences). For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) Table B subject areas are Major II options.

The Table B subject areas are as follows:

Table C subject areas (Other faculties)

Students in many degrees offered by the Business School are able to complete a major and/or electives from another faculty of the University of Sydney (depending on credit point restrictions and approval of the relevant faculty). For example, a language major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or a major in Environmental Studies from the Faculty of Science can be completed as a secondary major in the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies). These subject areas are defined as Table C subject areas (for Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) students, Major II options).

The Table C subject areas are as follows:

  • any subject area listed in Table A of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (including those offered by the School of Economics not listed in Table B)
  • any subject area listed in Table 1 of the Faculty of Science
  • units listed in Table B of the Sydney College of the Arts
  • any other unit offered by the faculties of the University of Sydney (approved by the relevant faculty)*

* For example, certain units from the University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work and the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning can be taken as elective units in some Business School degrees.

Credit point limits for Table B and Table C units of study

The credit point limits for units of study undertaken from Table B and Table C subject areas are as follows:

  • Students in the Bachelor of Commerce can complete a maximum of 48 credit points in Table C subject areas
  • Students in the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) can complete a maximum of 84 credit points from Table B and C subject areas
  • Students enrolled in combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees should refer to the relevant degree rules to establish Table C point unit limits. In all combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees, students must complete a minimum of 96 credit points in units from Table A and Table B.
  • Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws cannot complete any units other than those from Table A, Table B and Sydney Law School.

Students should refer to the handbook of the offering faculty for details of other major areas of study and unit of study requirements.