Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

Prohibitions have changed, they now read:

HPSC2101 (What Is This Thing Called Science?) Prohibitions have changed, they now read:
N: HPSC2901 or HPSC1001 or HPSC1901

HPSC2901 (What Is This Thing Called Science? Adv) Prohibitions have changed, they now read:
N: HPSC2101 or HPSC1001 or HPSC1901

3/9/2019
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Liberal Arts and Science

Candidates are required to complete 36 credit points from units listed in the Liberal Studies Units Table. ATHK1001 and WRIT1001 and at least one 6 credit point unit of study from Part C Ethics must be completed. The remaining 18 credit points of Liberal Studies units may be taken from any of the six areas of the table, A-F. It is strongly recommended that ATHK1001 and WRIT1001 are taken in the first year of the degree.

A. Analytical Thinking

Core units of study
ATHK1001
Analytical Thinking
6   

ATHK1001 is a compulsory unit within the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science (BLAS) degree and will only be available to students enrolled in BLAS.
Semester 1
Elective units of study
LNGS1001
Structure of Language
6      Semester 1
PHIL1012
Introductory Logic
6      Intensive July
Semester 2
PHIL2615
Logic and Proof
6    P PHIL1012
N PHIL2215 or PHIL3215
Semester 2
PHIL2642
Critical Thinking
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy
Semester 2
DATA1002
Informatics: Data and Computation
6    N INFO1903 OR DATA1902
Semester 2
DATA1902
Informatics: Data and Computation (Advanced)
6    A This unit is intended for students with ATAR at least sufficient for entry to the BSc/BAdvStudies(Advanced) stream, or for those who gained Distinction results or better, in some unit in Data Science, Mathematics, or Computer Science. Students with portfolio of high-quality relevant prior work can also be admitted.
N INFO1903 OR DATA1002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
Any unit of study in Mathematics or Statistics from the Faculty of Science Table A to a maximum of 12 credit points can be counted towards the Liberal Studies requirements.

B. Communication

Core units of study
WRIT1001
Writing and Rhetoric: Academic Essays
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
Elective units of study
ENGL1007
Language, Texts and Time

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
LNGS1002
Language and Social Context
6      Semester 2
WRIT1000
Introduction to Academic Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WRIT2002
Arguments that Change the World
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Writing Studies
Semester 1
Any unit of study in a language subject area other than English, from the Faculty of Arts Table A to a maximum of 12 credit points in languages can be counted towards the Liberal Studies requirements.

C. Ethics

HPSC1000
Bioethics
6    N HPSC1900


This Junior unit of study is highly recommended to Intermediate and Senior Life Sciences students.
Intensive June
Semester 1
Summer Main
HPSC1900
Bioethics (Advanced)
6    A (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
N HPSC1000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
HPSC3107
Science, Ethics and Society
6    P (HPSC2100 or HPSC2900) and (HPSC2101 or HPSC2901)
N HPSC3022 or HPSC3024 or HPSC2011
Semester 2
PHIL1011
Reality, Ethics and Beauty
6    N PHIL1003 or PHIL1004 or PHIL1006 or PHIL1008
Semester 1
PHIL2617
Practical Ethics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy
N PHIL2517 or PHIL3617
Semester 1
Summer Main
PHIL2623
Moral Psychology
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy
N PHIL2513 or PHIL3513
Semester 1

D. Culture, Society and Global Citizenship

AMST1001
Global America
6      Semester 2
ANTH1001
Cultural Difference: An Introduction
6    N ANTH1003
Intensive July
Semester 1
Summer Main
ANTH1002
Anthropology and the Global
6    N ANTH1004
Semester 2
ANTH2625
Culture and Development
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology
Semester 1
ARHT1002
Shock of the Now: Global Art since 1900
6      Semester 2
GEOS1001
Earth, Environment and Society
6    N GEOS1901 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001
Semester 1
GEOS1901
Earth, Environment and Society Advanced
6    A (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
N GEOS1001 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
GEOS1002
Introductory Geography
6    N GEOS1902 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002
Semester 2
GEOS1902
Introductory Geography (Advanced)
6    A (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
N GEOS1002 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
GOVT1621
Introduction to International Relations
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
INDG1001
Introduction to Indigenous Cultures
6      Intensive July
Semester 1

E. Scientific Enquiry

ANTH2627
Medical Anthropology
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies
N ANTH2027
Semester 1
HPSC2101
What Is This Thing Called Science?
6    P 24 credit points of Junior units of study
N HPSC2901
Semester 2
Summer Main
HPSC2901
What Is This Thing Called Science? (Adv)
6    P 24 credit points of Junior study with a Distinction average
N HPSC2101

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HPSC2100
The Birth of Modern Science
6    P 24 credit points of Junior units of study
N HPSC2900
Semester 1
Summer Main
HPSC2900
The Birth of Modern Science (Advanced)
6    P 24 credit points of Junior study with a Distinction average
N HPSC2100

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1

F. Technological Literacy

ARIN2610
Internet Transformations
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Media Studies or 18 credit points at 1000-level in any of Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology
N ARIN2100
Semester 2
ARIN2620
Everyday Digital Media
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Media Studies or 18 credit points at 1000-level in any of Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology
N ARIN2200
Semester 1
INFO1110
Introduction to Programming
6    N INFO1910 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO1002
Digital Media and Communications Landscapes
6   

Available to BA/B Advanced Studies (Media and Communications), BA/BLaw and Digital Cultures major students only
Semester 2