The Bachelor of Arts (Extended) is a four year degree for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake studies in an academically and culturally supported environment. It provides students with an opportunity to make conections between in-depth study of a discipline area in humanities and social sciences, and knowledge of culture and practice.
To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) degree, students must complete 168 credit points in total, comprising:
A major consists of 48 credit points in a single subject area. A minor consists of 36 credit points in a single discipline area.
In the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) students must select one major from the Table A Subject Areas offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to fulfil the requirements of their degree.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts must also complete a minor, or second major from Table A Subject Areas or Table S (shared pool) to meet degree requirements.
The available majors and minors in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are listed in the Subject Area pages.
Note: Students cannot complete a major and a minor in the same subject area.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) are required to complete at least 12 credit points in units of study from the Open Learning Environment (OLE) to meet the requirements for their degree.
Details of available OLE units can be found in Table O in the Interdisciplinary Studies Handbook.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) can complete a second major or minor from a wide range of subject areas offered by the University of Sydney through the shared pool of majors and minors.
The available subject areas for majors and minors and their requirements can be found in the Interdisciplinary Studies Handbook.
The following areas offer majors and minors in this shared pool:
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) can complete elective units of study from the subject areas listed in Table A (Arts and Social Sciences) and Table S (shared pool).
The available units of study are listed in Table A Subject Areas of this handbook and Table S in the Interdisciplinary Studies handbook.