Foundation in Arts


PA 2249

Course Duration: 1 Year


The Foundation in Arts is one of the foundation programme offered by the School of Foundation Studies in Southern University College. The Foundation in Arts is specially formulated for the purpose of preparing the qualified undergraduates who possess basic knowledge in business management, accountancy, marketing, information technology, economics and other necessary disciplines. It is a comprehensive, flexible and dynamic curriculum where courses are specially packaged to enable students to pursue their specific career pathways such as computer science, business, accounting, mass communication, design, language studies and traditional Chinese medicine.

Compulsory Subjects

• Communicative English

• Office Application

• Critical Thinking Skills

• Introduction to Malaysian Culture

• Fundamental of Mathematics

Core Subjects

• General English

• Economics for Business

• Introduction to Business Management

• Introduction to Sociology

• Study Skills

• Public Speaking

• Foundation in Statistics

• Introduction to Information Technology

Elective Subjects (Choose 4 Subjects)

Track 1: Accounting & Business

• Accounting 1

• Accounting 2

• Introduction to Marketing

• Introduction to Finance

Track 2: Computer Science / Information Technology

• Programming Logic and Design

• Introduction to Multimedia

• Advance Mathematics

• Algebra

Track 3: Humanities

• Introduction to Mass Communication

• Introduction to Chinese Literature

• Introduction to English Literature

• Introduction to Asian Literature

• Introduction to Malay Culture and Art

• Introduction to Psychology

Track 4: Art & Design

• Drawing Fundamental

• Design Fundamental

• Introduction to Computer Graphic

• Digital Image Processing

Entry Requirement

• SPM / O-Level: 5 credits;

• UEC: Grade B in 3 subjects;

• Other recognised equivalent qualifications

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