Business Studies for Secondary Teaching, Minor (0139)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0139

Previous Code: SM2055.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

This minor provides students with knowledge of contemporary business issues including the challenges that businesses face. Students investigate the role of accounting and its usefulness in business and society. They learn about the importance of leadership in the life-cycle of a business as well as its ethical, regulatory and sustainability dimensions. Students analyse the global business environment and the influences on business performance while developing skills in problem solving. They also discover tools for career development in relation to the Service Industry. This specialisation meets NESA requirements to teach Business Studies in NSW High Schools.


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Minor Structure

Students may be required to travel to different Western Sydney University campuses to complete the elements of their minor.

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows.

Subject Title Credit Points
ACCT 1005Accounting in Context10
BUSM 1008Enterprise Leadership10
BUSM 2031Managing in the Global Environment10
BUSM 2040The Service Enterprise10
Total Credit Points40