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Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts (BCom-BA)

Course code: C3H
The 5-year full-time combined degree of Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts is offered on the Launceston and Hobart campuses by the Faculty of Commerce & Economics and the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Admission requirements & prerequisites
Possession of the University's minimum entry requirements including in the case of Tasmanian school-leavers TCE MT730 Mathematics Applied.

Course objectives
The objectives of the combined degrees are:
* to complement traditional studies in humanities and social sciences with a wide range of management, accounting, marketing andbusiness skills;
* to broaden the opportunities of commerce students to undertake studies in languages and area studies.

Course structure
To qualify for the combined degrees students must satisfy the compulsory requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Arts..

In years 1-2 students are to complete the requirements of the first years of both the BA and BCom degrees. In years 3-5 they are required to take additional units to the value of 125% from Groups 2 and 3 of the BA, additional units to the value of 125% from the BCom, and additional units to the value of 50% to be selected from either program. Students must complete a major and a minor in the BCom..

Commerce majors may be selected from Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and International Business. Arts majors and minors may be selected from Aboriginal Studies, Administration, Ancient Civilisations, Ancient Greek, Asian Studies, Chinese, Cultural Studies, English, French, Geography and Environmental Studies, German, History, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Women's Studies..

The structure of the course is summarised in the following table shown as Sample Course Structure and specified in the schedules of the two courses, as contained in the relevant faculty sections of this handbook. Refer also to the BCom and BA degree specifications which are printed in full in the Rules Handbook. .

Articulation with other courses
Students who have completed the Associate Diploma of Business and have been admitted to the course - will receive credit for the core compulsory units in Commerce..




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