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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleBBusCom/BSOR
CRICOS code072259K
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3202
Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9904 4291 or email peninsulacourseinfo@monash.edu.

Course coordinator

http://education.monash.edu.au/courses/advisors.html#course3202

Notes

  • Full-time study only.

Description

Graduates of the program will have qualifications which enable them to enter the sport and outdoor recreation and tourism industries supported by a sound knowledge of business/commerce.

Objectives

 

The major aim of this double-degree program is to foster the development of confident and competent professionals, combining knowledge and skills from the fields of business, sport and outdoor recreation, and health and wellbeing promotion.

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that students will have:

  • developed fundamental knowledge of general principles and applications of a core range of business and commerce, and sport and outdoor recreation disciplines
  • developed technical knowledge, analytical skills and evaluative capabilities that are appropriate to chosen major areas of study and ability to apply expertise to problem solving in discipline-based contexts
  • understood the community and lifespan perspectives of physical activity, outdoor experiences and their role in health promotion, wellbeing and sustainable living
  • developed capacity for critical thinking and articulate reasoning exhibited through effective written and oral forms of communication
  • developed capacity to integrate and synthesise knowledge from different disciplines to innovative applications in business and sport/outdoor recreation settings, with a demonstrated awareness of ethical and social responsibility
  • developed skills in interpersonal communication and cultural awareness in a global business environment
  • understood the need for professional, safe and appropriate standards of competence in sport and outdoor recreation.

For objectives of the Bachelor of Business and Commerce component of this double degree refer to http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2011handbooks/courses/2224.html

 

 

Professional recognition

This degree with relevant units is recognised by the following legal entities:

  • Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • CPA Australia
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • National Institute of Accountants
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Professional recognition may be dependent upon work experience requirements and the correct choice of units. For further details visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/asg/cds/publications/professional-recognition.html.

Structure

This course comprises studies in business and commerce and studies in sport and outdoor recreation incorporating compulsory and elective units.

The Bachelor of Business and Commerce course structure has three main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business study
  • a major from the list of majors below (this primary major must be selected from majors available on the student's campus of enrolment and all units taken as part of this major must be from the student's campus of enrolment)
  • two open electives which may be taken from any Faculty of Business and Economics programs and campuses, or from disciplines offered by another faculty. These open electives can, in some cases, form a second major.

Requirements

Business and Commerce component

16 units (96 points) from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce comprising:

All unit codes displaying a 'G' as the third character are offered by OCL.

(i.) six compulsory common core units (36 points):

(ii.) a major of eight units (48 pts):

  • the major must come from the approved list of majors above. For details of units required, click on the appropriate link.
  • at least two units (12 pts) must be completed at each of second and third year levels

(iii.) additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce to reach the required minimum of 16 units (96 pts).

Additional degree requirements:

  • a maximum of eight first-year level units (48 pts) from the Faculty of Business and Economics
  • a minimum of four third-year level units (24 pts) from the Faculty of Business and Economics
  • in addition to specific unit prerequisites, second-year level units require the successful completion of three first-year level units and third-year level units require the successful completion of two second-year level units.

Sport and Outdoor Recreation component

Studies in sport and outdoor recreation (96 points) from the Faculty of Education, comprising:

First year

  • EDF1611 Introduction to sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF1612 Foundations of outdoor recreation
  • EDF1613 Biophysical foundations of physical activity A
  • EDF1614 Biophysical foundations of physical activity B

Second year

Third year

  • EDF3615 Experiencing the Australian landscape or EDF3619 Sport and physical activity in education
  • EDF3617 Professional practice in sport and outdoor recreation
  • 12 points of approved sport and outdoor recreation elective units

Fourth year

  • EDF3613 Trends, issues and controversies in sport and outdoor recreation or EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation
  • 12 points of approved sport and outdoor recreation electives

BSOR elective units

  • EDF1615 Experiential environmental education
  • EDF1616 Lifespan physical activity and wellness
  • EDF2611 Experiencing aquatic environments
  • EDF2612 Experiential education in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF2618 Dance in education
  • EDF3613 Trends, issues and controversies in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF3614 Expeditionary learning
  • EDF3615 Experiencing the Australian landscape
  • EDF3616 Camp planning and practice
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF3619 Sport and physical activity education
  • EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development

Field experience

Depending upon sport and outdoor recreation units studied, students must successfully complete the outdoor experiences and physical activity requirements of each unit.

Areas of Study

Business and commerce component

Education component

Progression to further studies

To be eligible to progress to a graduate diploma specialism:

  • in physical education, a student must have studied at undergraduate level a minimum of 12 units which must include EDF1616, EDF2611, EDF2618 and EDF3619
  • in outdoor education, a student must have studied at undergraduate level a minimum of eight units which must include EDF1615, EDF2612 and at least one of EDF3614, EDF3615 or EDF3616.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation

Bachelor of Business and Commerce