Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (BA)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications
Requirements for the Degree
3.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Law, or the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, and/or 400 levels, including at least 225 points above 100 level and 75 points above 200 level.
6.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major.
  (a)    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences majors
  Anthropology
  Economics
  Education and Society
  English
  Environmental Planning
  Geography
  History
  Human Development
  International Languages and Cultures
  Linguistics
  Music
  Philosophy
  Political Science
  Population Studies
  Psychology
  Screen and Media Studies
  Social Policy
  Sociology
  Theatre Studies
  Writing Studies
  (b)    Faculty of Law
  Law
  (c)    Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies majors
  Māori and Indigenous Studies
  Pacific and Indigenous Studies
  Te Reo Māori
7.   To complete the requirements of a single major, candidates must gain 135 points in that major, including at least 105 points above 100 level, of which at least 60 points must be above 200 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
8.   Candidates completing a single major may also complete a minor by gaining 60 points in any minor subject, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the minor in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers .
9.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.
10.   To complete the requirements of a double major, candidates must gain 120 points in each major, including at least 90 points above 100 level, of which at least 45 points must be above 200 level. Candidates must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for each major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
11.   A paper completed towards the requirements of a major cannot be counted towards the requirements of another major or a minor.
12.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree if completing a single major, or at least 120 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree if completing a double major, including:
  (a)    for candidates enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
      ARTSC110, 15 points from List A, 15 points from List B, and 15 points from List C.
  (b)    for candidates enrolled in the Faculty of Law:
      ARTSC110, LEGAL106 (30 points), 15 points from List A, 15 points from List B, and 15 points from List C.
  (c)    for candidates enrolled in the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies:
      MAORI100, MAORI103, 15 points from List C and 60 points from MAORI and PACIS coded papers.
13.   Candidates may take up to 120 points from outside the field of the Degree.
14.   The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 6 of these regulations as well as Chinese, Ethics, French, Japanese, and Spanish.
Variations
15.   The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
16.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Transitional Arrangements
17.   These regulations apply to all new applicants for the BA from 2018. Students who enrolled in the BA prior to 2018 may complete under the regulations listed in the 2017 Calendar.

List A

ARTSC101Indigenous Social Science Research
ARTSC102 Arts Affects <>Effects
ARTSC103 Rights and Reasons
ARTSC105 Language in Context
ENSLA103 Undergraduate Research Writing for ESL students

List B

Any Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies paper, or
ANTHY101 Exploring Cultures: Introduction to Anthropology
ANTHY102 New Zealand and the Pacific
INTLC101 International Languages and Cultures
ANTHY201 Ethnicity and Identity
ANTHY202 Polynesian Ethnography
DSIGN252 Cultural Perspectives for Design
EDUCA200 Te Hononga Tangata
ENGLI200 Global Fictions
FRNCH231 French Language Intermediate 1
LEGAL211 International and Comparative Law: Global Perspectives
LINGS203 Language, Society and Culture
GEOGY219 Māori Lands and Communities
HISTY225 Indigenous Histories: Narratives, Ethics and Decoloniality

List C

ARTSW300 Community Projects (15 points)
ARTSW301 Community Projects (30 points)
ARTSW302 Entrepreneurships (15 points)
ARTSW303 Entrepreneurships (30 points)
ARTSW304 Work Placement (15 points)
ARTSW305 Work Placement (30 points)
ARTSW306 Work-related Project (15 points)
ARTSW307 Work-related Project (30 points)
ARTSW308 Competitions (15 points)
ARTSW309 Competitions (30 points)
MAORI3XX Working with Indigenous Communities (15 points)

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