Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing)

BA (Creative Writing) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for the writing life, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research.

The BA (Creative Writing) comprises 2 core Creative Writing units and 6 elective units specific to the Creative Writing discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives which may be chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project which is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Creative Writing).

Units in the BA (Creative Writing) major include:

 

Pre-Degree Preparation

  • Academic Writing

 

Creative Writing Core (2 units)

  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Writing Style

 

Creative Writing Electives (choose 6 units)

  • Poetry
  • Elements of Fiction 1: Character, Story World and Point of View
  • Elements of Fiction 2: Plot and Theme
  • Life Writing
  • Christian Writing
  • Digital Profiles
  • Creative Writing Project

 

Research Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Research Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Research Project

 

Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview

 

General Electives (choose 9 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.

Bachelor of Arts (Arabic Studies)

BA (Arabic Studies) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Arabic Studies) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for employment in industry as an Arabic specialist, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research in Arabic Studies.

The BA (Arabic Studies) comprises 6 core Arabic language units and 4 elective units specific to the Arabic Studies discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project which is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Arabic Studies).

Units in the BA (Arabic Studies) major include:

 

Pre-Degree Preparation

  • Academic Writing

 

Arabic Studies Core (6 units)

  • Introductory Arabic 1
  • Introductory Arabic 2
  • Elementary Arabic 1
  • Elementary Arabic 2
  • Intermediate Arabic 1
  • Intermediate Arabic 2

 

Arabic Studies Electives (choose 4 units)

  • Cultures of the Middle East
  • Arab Women's Poetry
  • Arabia Before Islam
  • Yemen in the Arab World
  • Understanding Islamic Finance

 

Research Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Research Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Research Project

 

Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview

 

General Electives (choose 7 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.

Bachelor of Arts (History)

BA (History) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (History) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for employment in the field of history, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research.

The BA (History) comprises 2 core History units and 6 elective units specific to the History discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project which is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (History).

Units in the BA (History) major include:

 

Pre-Degree Preparation

  • Academic Writing

 

History Core (2 units)

  • The Indian Ocean in World History 1: c.3000 BC - c.1500 AD
  • The Indian Ocean in World History 2: c.1500 AD - 2001

 

History Electives (choose 6 units)

  • World War II in Asia
  • History of Christianity 1: Early Church to Medieval Era
  • History of Christianity 2: The Reformation to the Modern Era
  • Modern Australia: Society, Culture and Religion, 1788 to the Present
  • A Hundred Schools of Thought: The Golden Age of Chinese Philosophy
  • The Chinese Diaspora in Modern World History
  • History of Judaism
  • History of Buddhism
  • Arabia Before Islam

 

Research Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Research Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Research Project

 

Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview

 

General Electives (choose 9 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.

Bachelor of Arts (Geography)

BA (Geography) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Geography) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for employment in the field of geography/spatial science, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research.

The BA (Geography) comprises 2 core Geography units and 6 elective units specific to the Geography discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project with is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Geography).

Units in the BA (Geography) include:

 

Pre-Degree Preparation

  • Academic Writing

 

Geography Core (2 units)

  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  • Introduction to Human Geography

 

Geography Electives (choose 6 units)

  • Earth Systems and Dynamics
  • Environmental and Global Climate Change
  • Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Power, Society and Environment
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing and Image Analysis

 

Research Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Research Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Research Project

 

Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview

 

General Electives (choose 9 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.

Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Studies)

BA (Chinese Studies) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Studies) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for employment in industry as a China specialist, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research in Chinese Studies.

The BA (Chinese Studies) comprises 6 core Chinese language units and 4 elective units specific to the Chinese Studies discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project with is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Chinese Studies).

Units in the BA (Chinese Studies) major include:

 

Pre-Degree Preparation

  • Academic Writing

 

Chinese Studies Core (6 units)

  • Introductory Chinese 1
  • Introductory Chinese 2
  • Elementary Chinese 1
  • Elementary Chinese 2
  • Intermediate Chinese 1
  • Intermediate Chinese 2
  • Advanced Chinese 1 *
  • Advanced Chinese 2 *

* WACE  Chinese students start with Elementary Chinese 1 & 2 and take Advanced Chinese 1 & 2 in their 3rd year.

 

Chinese Studies Electives (choose 4 units)

  • Advanced Chinese: Writing
  • Advanced Chinese: Teaching and Pedagogy
  • Understanding Contemporary China
  • Dreamers, Dissidents and Dissolutes: Poets of Dynastic China
  • A Hundred Schools of Thought
  • Lu Xun and Modern Chinese Literature of the May 4th Era
  • Chinese Diaspora in Modern World History
  • History of Buddhism
  • World War II in Asia

 

Research Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Research Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Research Project

 

Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview

 

General Electives (choose 7 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.

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Sheridan College and Sheridan Research Institute are located at
18/7 Aberdeen St, Perth, in the Piccadilly Square West building.

For students, it conveniently places Sheridan College next door to McIver Train Station and a 9-minute walk from Perth Train Station. 10 parking bays will also be available for the exclusive use of staff and students, and the Aberdeen St entrance to the Newcastle St Carpark is across the road.

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