Sociology

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Sociology

Major

A major in Sociology requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core unit
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective unit
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core unit
(v) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Sociology requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000 level units of study

SCLG1001
Introduction to Sociology 1
6      Semester 1
Summer Main
SCLG1002
Introduction to Sociology 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main

2000 level units of study

Core
SCLG2601
Sociological Theory
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2001, SCLG2520
Semester 1
Selective
SCLG2000
Global Social Problems
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
Semester 1
SCLG2602
Social Inquiry: Qualitative Methods
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-legal Studies)
N SCLG2002, SCLG2521
Semester 1
SCLG2603
Sociology of Health and Illness
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG2526
Semester 1
SCLG2604
Social Inequality in Australia
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG2010 or SCLG2529
Semester 1
Summer Main
SCLG2607
Social Movements and Protest Politics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2570
Semester 1
SCLG2608
The Sociology of Deviance and Difference
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology, Anthropology, Gender and Cultural Studies, Socio-legal studies, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N SCLG2004 or SCLG2523

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main
SCLG2612
Self and Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG2510
Semester 2
SCLG2613
Sociology of Childhood and Youth
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG2522
Semester 2
SCLG2616
Understanding Globalisation
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG2560
Semester 2
SCLG2617
City and Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG3002 or SCLG3605
Semester 2
SCLG2623
Sociology of Terror
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main
SCLG2629
Celebrity Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology
Semester 2
SCLG2632
Quantitative Methods
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology or Socio-Legal Studies) or (12 Junior credit points in Government and International Relations)
N SCLG3603
Semester 2
SCPL2601
Australian Social Policy
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy
N SCPL3001
Semester 1
SCPL2602
Understanding Social Policy
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy
N SCPL3002
Semester 2
SCPL2604
Comparative Social Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy
N SCLG2509, SCLG2611
Semester 1
CRIM2601
Studying Crime and Criminology
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
Semester 1
CRIM2602
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
N SCLG2634, SCLG2566
Semester 2
SCLG2625
Friendship, Family and Personal Life
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

Core
Core units will be available from 2019.
Selective
SCLG3601
Contemporary Sociological Theory
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG3002
Semester 2
SCLG3602
Sociological Theory and Practice
6    P (12 Senior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-legal Studies and SLSS2601)
N SCLG3003
Semester 2
SCLG3606
Visual Sociology: Society in Images
6    P 12 senior credit points in SCLG
Semester 1
SCLG3612
Sociology of Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2606, SCLG2609
Semester 2
SCPL3606
Globalisation, Policy and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Social Policy
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Sociology requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours thesis units

Seminar units

SCLG4101
Advanced Sociological Theory
6      Semester 1
SCLG4102
Advanced Social Science Methodology
6      Semester 1

Thesis units

SCLG4103
Sociology Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
SCLG4104
Sociology Honours Thesis 2
24      Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Sociology are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2019.