Sociology

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

Sociology

A major in Sociology requires at least 36 senior credit points from this table, including 12 credit points from core 2000 level units of study and 6 credit points from core 3000 level units of study.

Junior units of study

SCLG1001
Introduction to Sociology 1
6      Semester 1
SCLG1002
Introduction to Sociology 2
6      Semester 2
Summer Late
Winter Main

Senior units of study

Core
Students completing a major in Sociology must complete SCLG2601 and at least one of the two methodology units of study (SCLG2602 or SCLG2632)
SCLG2601
Sociological Theory
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2001, SCLG2520
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 2
SCLG2632
Quantitative Methods
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology or Socio-Legal Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations)
N SCLG3603
Semester 2
Students completing a major in Sociology must complete at least one of the two 3000 level units below (SCLG3601 and/or SCLG3602).
SCLG3601
Contemporary Sociological Theory
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG3002
Semester 2
SCLG3602
Sociological Theory and Practice
6    P (12 Senior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-legal Studies and SLSS2601)
N SCLG3003
Semester 2
Electives
SCLG2000
Global Social Problems
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
Semester 1
SCLG2022
Society and Animals
6    P SCLG1001 and SCLG1002
Semester 2
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 from Sociology
N SCLG2529, SCLG2010
Semester 1
Summer Main
SCLG2605
Social Justice Law and Society
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2017, SCLG2536
Semester 1
SCLG2606
Media in Contemporary Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG2018 or SCLG2537
Semester 1
SCLG2607
Social Movements and Protest Politics
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2570
Intensive June
Semester 1
SCLG2608
The Sociology of Deviance and Difference
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology, Anthropology, Gender and Cultural Studies, Socio-legal studies, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N SCLG2523, SCLG2004
Semester 1
Winter Main
SCLG2609
Contemporary Cultural Issues
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology, Anthropology, Gender and Cultural Studies, Socio-legal studies, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N SCLG2501
Semester 1
SCLG2610
Science, Technology and Social Change
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (6 Senior credit points from Digital Cultures) or (12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N SCLG2504
Semester 2
SCLG2611
Welfare States: A Comparative Analysis
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG2509
Semester 1
SCLG2612
Self and Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG2510
Semester 2
SCLG2613
Sociology of Childhood and Youth
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG2522
Semester 2
SCLG2615
Law and Social Theory
6    P (SCLG2601) or (6 Senior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2535
Semester 2
SCLG2616
Understanding Globalisation
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG2560
Semester 2
SCLG2617
City and Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG3002 or SCLG3605
Semester 2
SCLG2618
Violence, Imaginaries and Symbolic Power
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG2566
Semester 1
SCLG2619
Sociology of Sport
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Semester 2
SCLG2621
Power, Politics and Society

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)


this unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program
Semester 2
SCLG2623
Sociology of Terror
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)
Semester 2
Summer Early
SCLG2624
Human Rights and Social Protest
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)
Semester 1
SCLG2625
Friendship, Family and Personal Life
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Semester 2
SCLG2626
Sociology of Religion
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Studies of Religion)
Semester 1
Winter Main
SCLG2628
Surveillance and Society

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (6 Senior credit points from Digital Cultures) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies)
Semester 1
Summer Late
SCLG2629
Celebrity Society
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Semester 2
SCLG2630
Economic Sociology
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Semester 1
SCLG2631
Sociology of the Environment
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
N SCLG3604
Semester 2
SCLG2634
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, SLSS, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, LAW1100, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N SCLG2566
Semester 1
SCLG2635
Sociology of Race and Racism
6    P 12 Junior credit points from SCLG or GCST or ANTH or PHIL or AMST
Semester 1
SCLG2636
Sociology of the Body
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology or Gender and Cultural Studies or Anthropology
Semester 2
SCLG3606
Visual Sociology: Society in Images
6    P 12 senior credit points in SCLG
Semester 1
ARIN2620
Cyberworlds
6    P 18 junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN2200
Semester 1
Winter Main
ARIN3610
Technology and Culture
6    P 12 senior credit points from (Digital Cultures, Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN2600
Semester 1

Honours

SCLG4011
Sociology Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG4012
Sociology Honours B
12    C SCLG4011
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG4013
Sociology Honours C
12    C SCLG4012
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG4014
Sociology Honours D
12    C SCLG4013
Semester 1
Semester 2