Bachelor of Arts

Sociology

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - complete 18 to 24 credit points from the following units:
Major and Extended Major - complete the following units:
18-24 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
SOCY100 Introduction to Sociology 6  
SOCY110 Foundations of Society 6  
SOCY340 Foundations of Modernity: An Introduction to Social Theory 6  
SOCY345 Mixed Methods in Social Research 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Major
Minor - complete 0 to 6 credit points from the following units:
Major - complete 24 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 48 credit points from the following units:

0-6 cps or
24 cps or
48 cps
SOCY300 The City and Social Change 6  
SOCY301 Changing Climate, Changing Lives 6  
SOCY307 Media and Society 6  
SOCY308 Contemporary Social Theory: Debates and Controversies 6  
SOCY313 Australian Social and Public Policy 6  
SOCY319 Global Societal Challenges 6  
SOCY321 Sociology of Health and Illness 6  
SOCY332 Popular Culture and Consumer Society 6  
SOCY336 The Family and Children in Society 6  
SOCY350 Migration, Society and Diversity 6  
SOCY354 The Sociology of Youth and Delinquency 6  
SOCY356 The State, Power and Violence 6  
SOCY360 Power, Inequality and Social Mobility 6  
SOCY374 Mental Health and Society 6  
SOCY382 21st Century Sex: Gender, Pleasure and Social Change 6  
SOCY393 The Body in Society 6  
Course Requirements 72 or 96 or 120 cps
To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete:
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 120 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 48-60 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 96 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 60 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 60 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Sociology:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Sociology is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in a Bachelor of Arts. In addition, a candidate for Sociology honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 60 credit points in Sociology, including 18 credit points at Distinction level or better in 300-level Sociology units and have passed SOCY340 (Foundations of Modernity: An Introduction to Social Theory) and SOCY345 (Mixed Methods in Social Research).

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