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3749

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Partner facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleBBus/BSOR
CRICOS code074385K
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/3749
Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) or http://www.education.monash.edu.au/

Course coordinator

http://www.education.monash.edu.au/courses/course-advisers.html

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Full-time study only. This course of study must be completed in a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 10 years, and enrolment must be continuous.

Description

This double-degree course fosters 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.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html).

For the outcomes of the business component of this double degree refer to 3806 Bachelor of Business.

Upon successful completion of the sport and outdoor recreation component of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills of those seeking to work in the sport, outdoor recreation, active lifestyles and health and wellbeing promotion professions
  • display interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and leadership, coaching and/or instructional competencies in sport and outdoor recreation
  • understand the community and lifespan perspectives of physical activity, outdoor experiences and their role in health promotion, wellbeing and sustainable living
  • understand the need for professional, safe and appropriate standards of competence in sport and outdoor recreation.

Credit for prior studies

Students who have studied before may be eligible for credit for prior studiescredit for prior studies (http://www.education.monash.edu.au/students/prospective/credit.html). Where the faculty has an articulation agreement with an institution, credit for prior studies as outlined in the agreement will be honoured.

Special requirements

Students are required to complete a swimming rescue certificate or AUSTSWIM certificate or Swim Teacher's Certificate (ASCTA) and a First Aid certificate (minimum Level II) as part of their course requirements. Both must be current at the time of course completion.

Fieldwork

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

Professional recognition

For information on professional recognition for the Bachelor of Business component of this double degree, refer to the Faculty of Business and Economics professional recognitionprofessional recognition (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/esg/asu/publications/professional-recognition.html) webpage.

Structure

This course consists of studies in business (96 points) and studies in sport and outdoor recreation (96 points), incorporating core and elective units.

Areas of study

Requirements

Business component

Students must complete:

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

(ii.) a major of eight units (48 points)*

  • the major must come from the approved business majors offered on the Peninsula campus listed under 'Areas of study'
  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels.

* Depending on the major chosen, one or more of the units in the major may have already been studied as part of the group of common core units. Where this is the case, students need to complete an additional unit as detailed below.

(iii.) additional units taken in one of the majors offered in the Bachelor of Business at the Peninsula campus, to reach the required minimum of 16 units (96 points).

Additional requirements for the Bachelor of Business degree:

  • a maximum of eight first-year level units (48 points)
  • a minimum of four third-year level units (24 points)
  • 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

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

  • EDF1616 Lifespan physical activity and wellness
  • EDF2612 Experiential education in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF3617 Professional practice in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation

Fourth year

  • EDF1615 Experiential environmental education
  • EDF2611 Experiencing aquatic environments
  • EDF3613 Trends, controversies and issues in sport and outdoor recreation or EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development
  • EDF3615 Experiencing the Australian landscape or EDF3619 Sport and physical activity education

Refer to the course mapcourse map (http://monash.edu/education/current-students/courses/maps/2014/2014-map-3749-bbus-bsor.pdf) for the Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation for course progression advice.

Progression to further studies

Students interested in further studies in honours in their business major discipline should contact the Faculty of Business and EconomicsFaculty of Business and Economics (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/contact.html).

An honourshonours (http://www.edu.monash.edu/courses/honours/) program may be undertaken by graduates of this course who achieve a distinction average in their final two years of study.

Alternative exit(s)

Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Business prior to the completion of the double degree course must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the business requirements for the double degree course.

Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation prior to the completion of the double degree course must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the sport and outdoor recreation requirements for the double degree course.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation