Summary of recent changes to BA Major and Minor Offerings
(For students who started in 2019 or earlier)
New minor available in Strathfield, Brisbane and Melbourne from 2019
International Development Studies
New minor available in Melbourne from 2019
English (previously Literature)
The Literature Major has changed its name to English. Students who started a Literature Major prior to 2020 may choose either Literature or English as the name of your major. Go to Student Connect and choose English as your major if you wish to have English on your transcript. Otherwise, choose Literature. All students who commence this major in 2020 or later will select ‘English major’
Geography Major in Strathfield
The Geography Major is being phased out in Strathfield. All students who started the major in 2019 or before may complete the major and should take note of the last times that units will be offered. Consult your course coordinator if you have any problems. Information on the phase-out is in the unit listing.
Changes to BA Majors and Minors as a result of reviews
The following Majors and Minors have been reviewed in 2018-2019 and details of the changes are available in the unit listing. You may not take a unit with the same code of one that you have passed previously. You also may not take a unit listed as INC (Incompatible) if you have passed the Incompatible unit previously. Where core units have changed you will keep the same core units that for the year you started the major/minor.
Literature (see below for information on the name change to English)
Politics and International Relations
Study of Religions
CHANGES TO CORE UNITS IN THE COURSE STRUCTURE FOR BA AND BA GLOBAL STUDIES (for students who started in 2018 or earlier)
The course structure changed in 2019 and some units have been discontinued or recoded:
HUMA111 has been discontinued. Continuing students who have failed this unit or have not already completed it must take COMM170 instead
HUMA247 has been recoded HUMA330 Community Engagement: Placement. (Students may alternatively take HUMA331 Big Ideas Social Enterprise and Innovation in semester 2 if their Course Map allows it).
Program Core Units on offer in 2020 are indicated in the Arts unit listings. Students who started prior to 2019 should pass at least two of program core units from the list in the handbook by the time they graduate. HUMA111 may count as one program core unit, but students who started in 2018 or before must complete at least one more. Handbooks can be found at: https://handbook.acu.edu.au/handbooks but the program core units on offer in 2020 can be found at the end of the Unit Listing.
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