Bachelor of Arts

Course Code 4000
CRICOS Code 057294K
Course duration /
Study mode

Course duration: 3 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available for some units

Location Avondale Campus - Lake Macquarie
Fee Support

FEE-HELP*

*for eligible students - see www.studyassist.gov.au 

About


Avondale's Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a three-year degree designed to present arts within a Christian world view and to help you understand society and your role in it. The course gives you opportunities to develop your abilities in problem-recognition and solving, research skills, analysis, synthesis and creativity, critical and reflective thinking, and written and non-verbal communication.

The degree provides broad preparation for future employment, as well as a sound basis for those wishing to pursue graduate diplomas and other postgraduate qualifications.

Studying Arts will develop your higher critical thinking skills and encourage exploration of how you view the world and yourself. 

You will have the opportunity to progress in a variety of creative and humanitarian interest areas.


Career Opportunities


The career possibilities for Avondale Arts graduates are extensive due to the variety of disciplines offered and foundational skills imparted. 

Chaplaincy

  • Chaplain
  • Aged Care Chaplain
  • Hospital Chaplain
  • School Chaplain
  • Youth Worker

Communication

  • Journalist
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Media Officer
  • Radio Producer
  • Blogger
  • Freelance Writer

Counselling

  • Counsellor
  • Marriage Counsellor
  • Family Therapist
  • School Counsellor
  • Welfare and Youth Counsellor

Humanities

  • Town Planner
  • Political Advisor
  • Politician
  • Publisher
  • Museum Curator

International Poverty and Development Studies (IPDS)

  • Development Field Worker
  • International Projects Manager
  • Refugee Worker
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant
  • Community Development and Project Management Specialist

Music

  • Musical Director
  • Conductor
  • Music Studio Teacher
  • Freelance Musician
  • Arts Administration: Concert Agent, Manager, Critic and Reviewer

Psychology (after completion of necessary postgraduate studies for psychology registration)

  • School Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Research Psychologist 
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Social Welfare Officer
  • Family Service Officer

Visual Arts

  • Commercial Fine Art Ceramicist
  • Designer
  • Gallery Curator
  • Fine Artist
  • Commercial Artist
  • Graphic Artist

Admission Criteria


To be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Arts, you must qualify for admission. General admission is based on your academic background. There are also specific admissions requirements for this course.

 

GENERAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

General admission requirements are met by any of the following:

A. Applicants with higher education study

  • Successful completion of at least one (1) semester (typically four (4) subjects) of a higher education degree/diploma; or
  • Successful completion of a bridging or enabling course, or other recognised tertiary preparation course; or
  • Successful completion of the first one (1) or two (2) semesters of the Diploma of General Studies

 

B. Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate level or higher, usually in a cognate area.

 

C. Applicants with work and life experience

  • Appropriate scores in both the uniTEST and the Tertiary Online Writing Assessment (TOWA); or
  • An appropriate score in both the Multiple Choice and the Written English Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT).

 

D. Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

  • ATAR of 60.00*; or
  • OP of 16 or less; or
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 13 with NCEA Level 3 results, identifying University Entrance attainment; or
  • Successful completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points; or
  • Overseas secondary qualifications considered equivalent to Australian studies, as stated in the Admission to Higher Education Undergraduate Courses Policy

 

*After adjustment factors have been applied

SPECIFIC ADMISSION CRITERIA

Most disciplines do not have specific admission requirements. Those that do are:

  • Mathematics (Major/Minor): Recent HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or recommendation from Avondale's School of Science and Mathematics.
  • Music (Major/Minor): Admission to the Music major is by interview, audition and placement tests. Applicants should normally have studied music for approximately six (6) years, but with approval of the Music Strand Convenor may be admitted with other appropriate music experience.

 

POST ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Current legislation requires that all students enrolled in counselling and psychology courses comply with the special requirements for working with children.

 

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Overseas applicants will have their entry qualifications assessed in accordance with the Admission to Higher Education Undergraduate Courses Policy as well as the International Students Policy

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants whose first language is not English may be required to demonstrate proficiency in English as per the Admission to Higher Education Undergraduate Courses Policy


Course Structure


 

Course Duration: Three years full-time (or part-time equivalent).

Study Mode: On-campus with distance education available for some units.

Maximum time to complete: 8 years

The BA is composed of 24 units (144 credit points) of study over six semesters. All units are worth six credit points.

8 Core units include the following:

3 units classified as Christian Studies, ARTS11110 Art of Scholarship, 4 directed elective units including ARTS11100 and ARTS21120.

Standard Structure A (1 Major, 2 minors)

Year 1

Semester 1  

Major A 100
Minor A 100
Core ARTS11110
Core WHPE10101

Semester 2

Major A 100
Major A 100/200
Minor A 100
Core ARTS11100 or approved alternative

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Major A 200
Minor B 100
Core Directed Arts unit
Core CHST26110 or approved alternative

Semester 2

Major A 200
Minor A 200
Minor B 100
Core Directed Arts unit

 

Year 3

Semester 1

Major A 300
Minor B 200/300
Core Directed Arts Unit (200/300)
Core BBUS36090 or THEO36113 or ARTS31121

Semester 2

Major A 300
Major A 300 
Minor A 200/300
Minor B 200/300

 

Standard Structure B (2 Majors)

Year 1

Semester 2 

Major A 100
Major B 100
Core ARTS11110
Core WHPE10101

Semester 2

Major A 100
Major A 200
Major B 100
Core ARTS11100 or approved alternative

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Major A 200
Major B 200
Core Directed Arts unit
Core CHST26110 or approved alternative

Semester 2

Major A 200
Major B 200
Major B 200
Core Directed Arts unit

 

Year 3 Semester 1

Major A 300
Major B 300
Core Directed Arts Unit (200/300)
Core BBUS36090 or THEO36113 or ARTS31121

Semester 2

Major A 300
Major A 300
Major B 300
Major B 300

 

 

Chaplaincy Major (8 units)

CNSL11100 Foundational Counselling Skills
CHPL21100 Principles and Practice of Chaplaincy

and one of:

CHMN16140 Introduction to Psychology of Ministry OR
PSYC213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (through UNE)

and:

CHPL31100 Clinical Pastoral Experience I
CHPL31110 Clinical Pastoral Experience II
CNSL31100 Counselling Ethics and Spiritual integration in Counselling
CNSL21120 Emotional & Behavioural Responses
CNSL21100 Foundational Counselling Theories

Note: THEO36113 Religions of the World is required.

 

 

Chaplaincy Minor (4 units)

CNSL11100 Foundational Counselling Skills
CHPL21100 Principles and Practice of Chaplaincy

and one of:

CHMN16140 Introduction to Psychology of Ministry OR
PSYC213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (through UNE)

and one of:

CHPL31100 Clinical Pastoral Experience I
CHPL31110 Clinical Pastoral Experience II
CNSL31100 Counselling Ethics and Spiritual integration in Counselling
CNSL21120 Emotional & Behavioural Responses
CNSL21100 Foundational Counselling Theories

 

 

Communication Major (8 units)

COMM11100 Writing for Media Contexts
MKTG28100 Marketing Communication
COMM21110 Print Journalism Practice
COMM21130 Video Production & Digital Technologies
COMM21170 Public Relations: Principles and Practice
COMM31110 Creative Writing: The Art of Poetry and Short Story
COMM31150 Advanced Journalism Practice
COMM31190 Professional Internship: An Industry Experience

* Please note where a student may have unit sequencing issues, they may take any of the following units as part of a Communication major with approval of the Course Convenor: VISC21120 Digital Photography and Concepts, ARTS31190 The Nature of Representation or GDES31100 Multi-media Design & Concept

 

 

Communication Minor (4 units)

COMM11100 Writing for Media Contexts

and 3 of:

MKTG28100 Marketing Communication
COMM21110 Print Journalism Practice
COMM21130 Video Production & Digital Technologies
COMM21170 Public Relations: Principles and Practice
COMM31110 Creative Writing: The Art of Poetry and Short Story
COMM31150 Advanced Journalism Practice

 

Counselling Specialisation (14 units)

CNSL11100 Foundational Counselling Skills
CNSL21100 Foundational Counselling Theories
CNSL21120 Emotional and Behavioural Responses
CNSL21130 Advanced Counselling Skills
CNSL21140 Family Therapy Theories
CNSL31100 Counselling Ethics & Spiritual Integration in Counselling
CNSL31130 Clinical Internship I
CNSL31140 Clinical Internship II
CNSL31180 Personality and Psychopathology
PSYC101 Introductory Psychology (through UNE)
PSYC102 Introductory Psychology II (through UNE)
PSCY213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (through UNE)
CNSL31150 Couple Counselling
CNSL31160 Child and Adolescent Therapy

 

Counselling Major (8 units)

CNSL11100 Foundational Counselling Skills
CNSL21100 Foundational Counselling Theories
CNSL21120 Emotional and Behavioural Responses
CNSL21130 Advanced Counselling Skills
CNSL21140 Family Therapy Theories
CNSL31100 Counselling Ethics & Spiritual Integration in Counselling
CNSL31180 Personality and Psychopathology

and one of:

CNSL31150 Couple Counselling
CNSL31160 Child and Adolescent Therapy

  

Counselling Minor (4 units)

CNSL11100 Foundational Counselling Skills
CNSL21100 Foundational Counselling Theories
CNSL21120 Emotional and Behavioural Responses

and 1 of:

CNSL21130 Advanced Counselling Skills
CNSL21140 Family Therapy Theories
CNSL31100 Counselling Ethics & Spiritual Integration in Counselling

 

English Major (8 units)

ENGL11100   Critical Approaches to Literature
ARTS11100 Interpreting and Producing Media Messages

and 3 of:

COMM21110 Print Journalism Practice
COMM21130 Video Production and Digital Technologies
ENGL21100 Literary Studies of the Bible
ENGL21120 Literature for Children and Young Adults
ENGL21130 Australian Literature: Issues & Contexts

and:

ARTS31190 The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message
ENGL31110 Global Voices: Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century
COMM31110 Creative Writing: The Art of Poetry and Short Story

 

English Minor (4 units)

ENGL11100   Critical Approaches to Literature
ARTS11100 Interpreting and Producing Media Messages

and 2 of:

COMM21110 Print Journalism Practice
COMM21130 Video Production and Digital Technologies
ENGL21100 Literary Studies of the Bible
ENGL21120 Literature for Children and Young Adults
ENGL21130 Australian Literature: Issues & Contexts
ENGL31110 Global Voices: Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century
ARTS31190 The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message
COMM31110 Creative Writing: The Art of Poetry and Short Story

 

History Major (8 units)

HIST11100    What is History?
HIST31100    Historical Practice

and 6 of:

HIST11140    Australian History: Key themes
HIST21100    Beliefs and Myths of the Ancient World
HIST21120    Studies in Revolutions
HIST21130    Reformation Era
HIST21150    The World at War
HIST31120    Old Empires/New Nations
ARTS31190   The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message

 

History Minor (4 units)

HIST11100 What is History?

and 3 of:

HIST11140    Australian History: Key themes
HIST21100    Beliefs and Myths of the Ancient World
HIST21120    Studies in Revolutions
HIST21130    Reformation Era
HIST21150    The World at War
HIST31120    Old Empires/New Nations
ARTS31190   The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message
HIST31100    Historical Practice

 

Ancient History Minor (4 Units)

HIST11100 What is History?
HIST21100 Beliefs and Myths of the Ancient World
HIST31100 Historical Practice

and 1 of:

HIST11140    Australian History: Key themes
HIST21120    Studies in Revolutions
HIST21130    Reformation Era
HIST21150    The World Wars
HIST31120    Old Empires/New Nations
ARTS31190   The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message

 

International Poverty and Development Studies Major (8 units)

GEOH11100 Responding to Global Issues
GEOH12000 Environmental Issues
GEOH21100 Globalisation and the Asia Pacific
GEOH21110 NGOs and Ethics
GEOH31120 Domestic Placement
GEOH31100 Geographies of Development

and 2 of:

GEOH31110 Cities and Urban Places OR
EDUC30103 Multicultural and Indigenous Studies
GEOH21120 International Placement OR
THEO36113 Religions of the World

 

International Poverty and Development Studies Minor (4 units)

GEOH11100 Responding to Global Issues
GEOH12000 Environmental Issues

and 2 of:

GEOH21100 Globalisation and the Asia Pacific
GEOH21110 NGOs and Ethics
GEOH21120 International Placement

 

Music Specialisation (12 units)

MUSC11103 Solo Performance 1
MUSC11104 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 1
MUSC11121 Musicology 1
MUSC20113 Solo Performance 2
MUSC20114 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 2
MUSC20121 Musicology 2
MUSC31101 Solo Performance 3
MUSC31102 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 3
MUSC31121 Musicology 3
MUSC31111 Solo Performance 4
MUSC31112 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 4
MUSC31131 Musicology 4

 

Music Major (8 units)

MUSC11103 Solo Performance 1
MUSC11104 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 1
MUSC11121 Musicology 1
MUSC20113 Solo Performance 2
MUSC20114 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 2
MUSC20121 Musicology 2

and 2 of:

MUSC31101 Solo Performance 3
MUSC31111 Solo Performance 4
MUSC31102 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 3
MUSC31112 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 4
MUSC31121 Musicology 3
MUSC31131 Musicology 4

 

Music Minor (4 units)

MUSC11103 Solo Performance 1
MUSC11104 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 1
MUSC11121 Musicology 1

and 1 of:

MUSC20113 Solo Performance 2
MUSC20114 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 2
MUSC20121 Musicology 2
MUSC31101 Solo Performance 3
MUSC31111 Solo Performance 4
MUSC31102 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 3
MUSC31112 Musicianship & Ensemble Performance 4
MUSC31121 Musicology 3
MUSC31131 Musicology 4

Variations of the minor may be approved by the Strand convenor.
 


Psychology Specialisation (10 units) (by distance through UNE)


PSYC101 Introductory Psychology I
PSYC102 Introductory Psychology II
PSYC200 Social Psychology
PSYC202 Research Methods and Statistics
PSYC206 Cognitive Psychology
PSYC213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
PSYC371 Psychological Testing
PSYC372 Advanced Research Methods
PSYC366 Biopsychology

PSYC363 Abnormal Psychology

Psychology Major (8 units) (by distance through UNE)

 

PSYC101 Introductory Psychology I
PSYC102 Introductory Psychology II
PSYC202 Research Methods and Statistics
PSYC213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology

PSYC363 Abnormal Psychology

and 1 of:

PSYC200 Social Psychology
PSYC206 Cognitive Psychology

and at least 2 of:

PSYC371 Psychological Testing
PSYC372 Advanced Research Methods
PSYC366 Biopsychology

 

Psychology Minor (4 units)

PSYC101 Introductory Psychology I
PSYC102 Introductory Psychology II
PSYC213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology

and 1 of:

PSYC200 Social Psychology
PSYC202 Research Methods and Statistics
PSYC206 Cognitive Psychology

 

Visual Arts Major (8 units)

VISC11100 General Painting & Drawing
VISC11130 Ceramics Theory and Practice
VISC21100 Life Painting and Drawing
VISC21120 Digital Photography and Concepts
VISC21130 Sculpture Theory and Practice
VISC31110 History and Theory of Art
VISC31185 Art Studio A
VISC31190 Art Studio B

 

Visual Arts Minor (4 units)

VISC31110    History and Theory of Art
VISC11100 General Painting & Drawing

and 2 of:

VISC11130 Ceramics Theory and Practice
VISC21100 Life Painting and Drawing
VISC21120 Digital Photography and Concepts
COMM21130 Video Production and Digital Technologies
VISC21130 Sculpture Theory and Practice
VISC31185 Art Studio A

 

Graphic Design Minor (4 units)

GDES11100 Digital Design Fundamentals
GDES21100 Print Media Design

and 2 of:

VISC21120 Digital Photography and Concepts
GDES21130 Digital Media Design I
GDES31100 Multimedia Design & Concept

 

Additional Majors and and/or Minors offered through other disciplines which can be included in the BA

 

Accounting Major (8 Units)

ACCT16500 Financial Accounting and Reporting
ACCT26000 Corporate Accounting
ACCT22600 Business Systems Application
LAWS26000 Corporate Law
ACCT26600 Management Accounting
ACCT31600 Accounting Theories and Practice
ACCT33400 Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCT34200 Australian Tax Law and Practice

 

Accounting Minor (4 Units)

4 of (with approval of Business Course Convenor):

ACCT16500 Financial Accounting and Reporting
ACCT26000 Corporate Accounting
ACCT22600 Business Systems Application
LAWS26000 Corporate Law
ACCT26600 Management Accounting
ACCT31600 Accounting Theories and Practice
ACCT33400 Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCT34200 Australian Tax Law and Practice

 

Human Resource Management Major (8 Units)

MNGT26100 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
MNGT34500 New Business Ventures and the Entrepreneur
BBUS36400 Diversity in Business
HRMT39000 Human Resource Management Seminar

and 2 of ((with approval of Business Course Convenor):

BBUS27000 Guided Studies in Business
BBUS28000 Internship in Business
BBUS38000 Business Project

 

Human Resource Management Minor (4 Units)

4 of (with approval of Business Course Convenor):

MNGT26100 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
MNGT34500 New Business Ventures and the Entrepreneur
BBUS36400 Diversity in Business
HRMT39000 Human Resource Management Seminar

 

Marketing Major (8 Units)

MKTG28300 Services Marketing
MKTG28100 Marketing Communications
MKTG26000 Consumer Behaviour
BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
MKTG38200 Business to Business Marketing
MKTG36000 Current Issues and eMarketing

and 2 of (with approval of Business Course Convenor):

BBUS27000 Guided Studies in Business
BBUS28000 Internship in Business
BBUS38000 Business Project

 

Marketing Minor (4 Units)

4 of (with approval of Business Course Convenor):

MKTG28300 Services Marketing
MKTG28100 Marketing Communications
MKTG26000 Consumer Behaviour
BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
MKTG38200 Business to Business Marketing
MKTG36000 Current Issues and eMarketing

 

Biological Science Major (8 Units)

BIOL15000 Introductory Biology
BIOL15100 The Diversity of Life
BIOL26200 Ecology
BIOL27300 Flora and Fauna of Australia
BIOL30000 Human Physiology
BIOL36500 Molecular Biology

Plus 2 units (minimum of one at 300 level) as approved by the science Course Convenor.

 

Biological Science Minor (4 Units)

4 of:

BIOL15000 Introductory Biology
BIOL15100 The Diversity of Life
BIOL26200 Ecology
BIOL27300 Flora and Fauna of Australia
BIOL30000 Human Physiology
BIOL36500 Molecular Biology

 

Chemistry Major (8 Units)

CHEM16000 Chemistry IA
CHEM16100 Chemistry IB
CHEM21000 Organic Chemistry
CHEM26000 Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM32700 Organometallic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
CHEM39000 Research Project in Chemistry

Plus 2 units (minimum of one at 300 level) as approved by the science Course Convenor.

 

Chemistry Minor (4 Units)

4 of:

CHEM16000 Chemistry IA
CHEM16100 Chemistry IB
CHEM21000 Organic Chemistry
CHEM26000 Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM32700 Organometallic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
CHEM39000 Research Project in Chemistry

 

Food and Nutrition Major (8 Units)

DTFN11100 Food Nutrition & Health
DTFN21100 Food Production Systems
DTFN21200 Food Science & Innovation
HPFH20100 Nutrition Development & Performance
HPFH36300 Social Nutrition & Health Promotion
DTFN31200 Food Product Design Project
DTFN21200 Food Science & Innovation

Plus one 300-level cross-institutional unit, (e.g. FDS309 Food Processing and Preservation (Charles Sturt University))

Please note: Cross institutional units must be approved by the Food and Nutrition Course Convenor.

 

Food and Nutrition Minor (4 Units)

DTFN11100 Food Nutrition & Health
DTFN21100 Food Production Systems

and 2 of:

DTFN21200 Food Science & Innovation
HPFH20100 Nutrition Development & Performance
HPFH36300 Social Nutrition & Health Promotion
DTFN31200 Food Product Design Project
DTFN21200 Food Science & Innovation

 

Geography Major (8 Units)

GEOH11100 Responding to Global Issues
GEOH12000 Environmental Issues
GEOH21100 Globalisation and the Asia Pacific
GEOH21110 NGOs and Ethics
GEOP24000 Physical Geography
GEOH31100 Geographies of Development
GEOH31110 Cities and Urban Places
GEOP33000 Biogeography

 

Geography Minor (4 Units)

GEOH11100 Responding to Global Issues
GEOH12000 Environmental Issues

and 2 of:

GEOH21100 Globalisation and the Asia Pacific
GEOH21110 NGOs and Ethics
GEOH31100 Geographies of Development
GEOH31110 Cities and Urban Places
GEOP24000 Physical Geography
GEOP33000 Biogeography

 

Mathematics Major (8 Units)

MATH16000 Mathematics IA
MATH16100 Mathematics IB
MATH26000 Calculus II
MATH26100 Algebra II
MATH36100 Algebra III
MATH36400 Complex Analysis and Advanced Mathematical Methods

Plus 2 units (minimum of one at 300 level) as approved by the science Course Convenor.

 

 Mathematics Minor (4 Units)

4 of:

MATH16000 Mathematics IA
MATH16100 Mathematics IB
MATH26000 Calculus II
MATH26100 Algebra II
MATH36100 Algebra III
MATH36400 Complex Analysis and Advanced Mathematical Methods

 

Physics Major (8 Units)

PHYS16000 Physics IA
PHYS16100 Physics IB
PHYS26100 From Quantum to Quark
PHYS26400 Space Physics
PHYS36100 Quantum Physics
PHYS36300 Electronics Applications

Plus 2 units (minimum of one at 300 level) as approved by the science Course Convenor.

 

Physics Minor (4 Units)

4 of:

PHYS16000 Physics IA
PHYS16100 Physics IB
PHYS26100 From Quantum to Quark
PHYS26400 Space Physics
PHYS36100 Quantum Physics
PHYS36300 Electronics Applications

 

Religious Studies Major (8 Units)

BBNT16110 Mark & Luke
BBOT26111 Old Testament Meta-narrative
THEO16110 Theology and Faith
BBNT16120 Pauline Studies 1

and 1 of:

BBBI26100 Daniel & Revelation
ENGL21100 Literary Studies of the Bible
THEO26110 Revelation, Inspiration & Hermeneutics
THEO26120 Early & Medieval Christianity
THEO26111 Religion & Its Development
HIST21130 Reformation Era
THEO24110 Contemporary Issues in Science & Religion

and 3 of:

THEO36110 Salvation and Eschatology
THEO36120 Doctrine of God and the Work of Christ
THEO36130 Ecclesiology and Sabbath
THEO36113 Religions of the World

 

Religious Studies Minor (4 Units)

BBNT16110 Mark & Luke
BBNT16120 Pauline Studies 1
BBOT26111 Old Testament Meta-narrative

and 1 of:

BBBI26100 Daniel & Revelation
ENGL21100 Literary Studies of the Bible
HIST21130 Reformation Era
THEO24110 Contemporary Issues in Science & Religion
THEO26110 Revelation, Inspiration & Hermeneutics
THEO26111 Religion & Its Development
THEO26120 Early & Medieval Christianity
THEO36110 Salvation & Eschatology
THEO36113 Religions of the World
THEO36120 The Doctrine of God & the Work of Christ
THEO36130 Ecclesiology & Sabbath

  

Education Minor (4 Units)

4 of:

EDUC13101 Developing Your Core Competencies
EDUC20101 Relationships & Development
EDUC20102 ICT and Learning
EDUC22104 Managing the Primary Classroom Environment
EDUC23100 Introduction to Teaching
EDUC23101 Managing the Secondary Classroom Environment
EDUC28000 Administration and Management I
EDUC28100 Administration and Management II – Journeys of Change
EDUC33101 Promoting Health & Wellbeing in Schools
EDUC30102 Students with Special Education Needs
EDUC30103 Multicultural & Indigenous Education

 

Design and Technologies Minor (4 Units) (with approval of D&T Course Convenor)

DTDP10102 Introduction to Design Workshop Practice

and 1 of:

DTDP10101 Design Principles and Practice
DTDP10104 Textiles in Design Practice
DTDP10103 Designing with Metals
GDES11100 Digital Design Fundamentals

and 2 of:

DTDP20102 Timber Technology and Furniture Design
DTDP20103 Metal Technology in Design Practice
DTDP20101 Computers in Design and Graphics
DTDP30101 Design: Innovation and Sustainability

 

Physical Education Minor (4 Units)

4 of:

WHPE10100 Team Sports
WHPE10104 Sports Science
WHPE20100 Skill Acquisition
WHPE20101 Gymnastics and Dance
WHPE20102 Physical Education: Game Sense
WHPE20103 Physical Education: Athletics and Aquatics
WHPE30100 Physical Activity and Sport in Society
HPFH30101 Family Relationships and Adolescent Health Issues

 

Outdoor Education Minor (4 Units)

OEHP10100 Perspectives in Outdoor Education
OEHP20200 Sea Kayaking
OEHP20300 Expedition Planning and Management
OEHP20400 Leadership in the Outdoors

Requirements can also be satisfied (via advanced standing) by the completion of a Diploma of Outdoor Leadership.

 

Units available with Course Convenor approval:

ARTS21110 Arts Guided Readings
ARTS31100 Arts Independent Topic 

 


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Practical Experience


Placements giving students practical experience are incorporated into the study areas of Communication, International Development and Poverty Studies, Counselling (Specialisation only) and Chaplaincy. International Poverty and Development Studies students are required to complete an overseas development experience of at least three weeks in duration. Counselling students engage in their clinical placement for one day per week, in the final year of their course.


Accreditation


Avondale is a self-accrediting Higher Education Provider, and the Bachelor of Arts course is offered within the terms of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).  In 2014 Avondale was granted self-accrediting status by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).


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Scholarships

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Testimonials

"My experience at Avondale thus far, has stretched and grown me, academically, spiritually and personally. Being surrounded by a community of like-minded students and lecturers, who are passionate and love what they do, has inspired me to do the same."
Chanelle , Bachelor of Arts