Sydney Internship Program Courses

You will take two courses with Arcadia: your internship Cornerstone course and an elective. In addition, you'll take two courses from a wide selection at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

  • Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are following your home school’s policies.
  • Please be flexible – we can’t guarantee specific courses. If your participation in the program depends on a particular course, be sure to make a note on your online course form.

Choosing Your Courses

When completing your course selection form:

  • You are required to enroll in the Cornerstone course.
  • Secure approval for at least 4-5 elective courses.
  • Please list courses in order of preference.
Internship Cornerstone Course
Course ID Title Credits Term Syllabus
SYDI INPR 310 Work in Thought and Action 4 Spring/Fall PDF
Arcadia Electives
Course ID Title Credits Term Syllabus
SYDI ECON 292 Global Economics: Australia in the Asian Century 4 Spring/Fall PDF
SYDI EPEA 293 Environmental Policy & Ethics in Australia 4 Spring/Fall PDF
SYDI HSAA 294 Nations: Aboriginal and Australian 4 Spring/Fall PDF

University of Technology, Sydney Electives

Choose two electives from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Enrollment Process

Official course registration will take place upon arrival. The preliminary course form you submit to Arcadia prior to acceptance is not set in stone.


Grade Scale

The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).

Grade Description Ranking U.S. Equivalent
7 High Distinction 85 - 100% A
6 Distinction 75 - 84% A
5 Credit 65 - 74% B
4 Pass 50 - 64% C
3 Conceded* Pass (45 - 49%) D
1-2 Failure 0 - 44% F
* Intellectual property copyright AACRAO EDGE.

* Note: The Conceded grade is not offered by all institutions. Where a host institution uses the Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, a D will be issued. Where the host institution does not use Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, an F will be issued.