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A BA stands for a Bachelor of Arts. This undergraduate degree can be taken in a variety of career focuses, and it consists of liberal arts classes as well as specialized courses that prepare students for a job.

Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

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Charles Darwin University

The Bachelor of Arts provides graduates with the ability to understand and study human society. It develops high levels of written and oral communication skills in the hu ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts (BART)

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Casuarina Campus External Studies

The Bachelor of Arts provides graduates with the ability to understand and study human society. It develops high levels of written and oral communication skills in the humanities and social sciences, including history, Greek, Chinese (Mandarin) and Indonesian studies, political science and sociology. It prepares graduates for research training at Honours and postgraduate level. It is available for external and internal modes of study.

The course includes a common year one, providing an excellent foundation for further study in either our core specialists areas of history or political science (must select one or combination of the two).A second specialist pathway of study is available in languages, creative arts and industries, communications, business administration, psychology, economics, marketing, Indigenous knowledge systems or creative writing. Combinations of these specialist areas of study provide graduates with distinctive qualifications that lead to interesting and rewarding careers. The course builds on the university's unique location in northern Australia, adjacent to southeast Asia. Employment opportunities include federal, state and territory government, land councils, museums, non-government agencies and the corporate sector, particularly where these organisations engage with central and northern Australia and Asia... [-]

Australia Darwin Sydney Melbourne
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Kendall College

Understanding human behavior is key to success in today's ever-changing and demanding work environments. A Kendall Business degree with a Psychology concentration can hel ... [+]

B.A. in Business - Psychology

Understanding human behavior is key to success in today's ever-changing and demanding work environments. A Kendall Business degree with a Psychology concentration can help graduates prepare for a broad range of career fields including advertising, marketing, sales and human resources - fields that require relational skills to be employment ready.Through their studies and internships, which may include study abroad, students graduate ready to contribute to successful enterprises worldwide.

Psychology Course Sampling:

Theories of Personality - Covers theories of personality including basic theoretical perspectives, personality assessment, patterns of personality that emerge through the interaction between the individual with the environment, and current topics.... [-]

USA Chicago Australia Sydney Leura  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Interesting and ever-changing, the global political climate is a combination of relationships between nations, political systems and ideologies, economies, security regim ... [+]

Understand the global political climate

Interesting and ever-changing, the global political climate is a combination of relationships between nations, political systems and ideologies, economies, security regimes, policy frameworks and institutional structures.

The Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) gives you the chance to learn how countries and regions interact on a global scale and explore the issues these relationships can face. You will also gain a strong understanding of Australian domestic and international affairs.

Our students are able to incorporate a study abroad experience or an internship under the Australian National Internship Program to give them an edge when it comes time to find a job.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Australia Online
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3 years
Campus
Online
University of the South Pacific USP

Sociology is offered by the School of Social Sciences and equips students with unique and solid analytical skills and competencies to benefit their future careers in dive ... [+]

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme consists of 24 courses of which 8 courses are at 100-level, 8 courses are at 200-level and 8 courses are at 300-level including 2 x 100-level university courses and 2 x 200-level university courses. The disciplines permitted as a major for the Bachelor of Arts degree in 2017 are:

Bachelor in Sociology

Sociology is offered by the School of Social Sciences and equips students with unique and solid analytical skills and competencies to benefit their future careers in diverse areas such as social policy, education, criminal justice, gender, public health, urban planning, social welfare, public administration, international relations, management, etc.... [-]

Fiji Suva
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of the South Pacific USP

Offered by the School of Social Sciences, Psychology involves the study of individuals and groups – how we think, act, react and interact. Its application is based on two ... [+]

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme consists of 24 courses of which 8 courses are at 100-level, 8 courses are at 200-level and 8 courses are at 300-level including 2 x 100-level university courses and 2 x 200-level university courses. The disciplines permitted as a major for the Bachelor of Arts degree in 2017 are:

Bachelor of Psychology

Offered by the School of Social Sciences, Psychology involves the study of individuals and groups – how we think, act, react and interact. Its application is based on two fundamental principles, namely, the betterment of individual, group and community life and absence of harm.

These characteristics have made psychology a thriving academic discipline and a vital professional practice whose influence relates to most aspects of private and public life. These include education, health, management, the economy, workplace practices, social welfare, mental health and notions of social justice.... [-]

Fiji Suva
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus