Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics (BA BEc)

Program Code

BABEC

Academic Year

2024

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This is a double degree program consisting of a Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics. This qualification enables students to pursue a broad range of interests in the arts and economics.
 
The Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 4 years.

Program Learning Outcome
1. Understand a broad and coherent body of knowledge in selected disciplines and related inter-disciplinary topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences, with an in-depth knowledge of one or more disciplines including relevant concepts, theories, skills, debates, emerging issues, and methods of inquiry.
2. Apply creative and critical thinking to identify and solve problems within complex social contexts using rigorous techniques of inquiry involving a variety of primary and secondary sources.
3. Communicate effectively in a range of spoken and written modes and formats within discipline and professional contexts in a variety of social, cultural and linguistic situations and contribute productively to group-based outcomes.
4. Demonstrate career readiness and leadership skills appropriate for beginning professional practice including: 4.1 information technology skills to access, store, manage, analyse and present discipline-based information and data, and to communicate effectively with others 4.2 lifelong learning skills characterised by academic rigour, self-direction and intellectual independence.
5. Identify social and cultural global issues and their ethical implications, and demonstrate the capacity to operate with personal and professional integrity in a range of social, cultural and linguistic contexts.
6. Appreciate and manage their own personal capabilities through processes of self-appraisal, and demonstrate respect and mutual responsibility in sustaining productive relationships.
Conditions

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Program Maximum Duration: As specified in Table 1 of the Coursework Academic Programs Policy, this program must be completed within a Maximum Duration which includes any periods of non-enrolment, leave of absence or approved study at other institutions for credit towards a Program.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics

There shall be a Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the double degree of Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, including:

  1. Courses to the value of 48 units from the Bachelor of Arts including:
    1. One major to the value of 24 units (or 33 units for the Psychology major or 27 units for the Mathematical Sciences major)
    2. A course chosen from the Core Competency List to the value of 3 units
    3. Electives courses up to 21 units
    4. Level I courses to the value of at least 12 units.
    5. Level II and Level III courses to the value of at least 36 units, including the 6 unit capstone for the chosen major.
  2. Courses to the value of 48 units from the Bachelor of Economics including:
    1. Level I courses to the value of 12 units
    2. Level II courses to the value of 12 units
    3. Level III courses to the value of 24 units

The requirement to complete a minor in the Bachelor of Arts program, where applicable, is waived.