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2.2.1.2    BA degree

FASS students who do not complete the honours requirements will graduate with a BA degree after they have:

  1. Fulfilled the requirements specified in Table 3 and obtained the minimum MCs required for the relevant degree.
  2. Obtained a minimum CAP of 2.00, which is equivalent to an overall ‘C’ grade.
  3. Completed the BA degree within eight semesters, unless otherwise approved by the University. The minimum period for the BA degree is four semesters.

Table 3: Graduation Requirements for FASS BA degree with Single Major

REQUIREMENTS MCs %
General Education
(1)   General Education modules 20 16.7
Programme
(2)   Faculty Core modules 20 16.7
    i) Exposure modules 12
   ii) Writing, Expression and Communication (WEC) modules
  • FAS1101 Writing Academically: Arts and Social Sciences or Freshman Seminar (FMA)
4
  • FAS1102 Public Writing and Communication
4
(3)   Single Major* 44 36.7
Unrestricted Electives
(1) Unrestricted elective modules
(a minimum of 28 MCs must be outside student’s major, remaining 8 MCs can be within or outside the major)
36 30.0
                                                  Total 120 100

* For the single major (B.A.), the Faculty requires students to earn a minimum of 20 MCs from Level-3000 modules. However, some majors may require students to earn more than this minimum. Please refer to the requirements specified by the relevant Department/ Programme for each subject.