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Indigenous Knowledges

Type:

Major, Minor, Sub-Major

Description:

Indigenous Knowledges involves the study of the cultures, history and contemporary situations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their relationships with other Indigenous cultures and the broader Australian society. It encompasses descriptions and analyses derived from Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal sources, and focuses on understanding the issues central to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and contemporary Indigenous societies.

Prerequisite(s):

Nil

Assumed Knowledge:

Nil

Courses:

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
MAJOR (8 courses)
Contemporary Aboriginal Issues HUMS 1034 4.5 1 Note(s): 1
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 1 Note(s): 1
Caring for Country ENVT 1017 4.5 1
Comparative Indigenous Studies HUMS 2017 4.5 2
Aboriginal Voices in Film and Fiction LANG 2007 4.5 2
Communication, Culture and Aboriginal Australians COMM 2060 4.5 2
Aboriginal Rights and Interculturality SOCU 3035 4.5 3
Plus one course from the following Electives:
Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism HUMS 2010 4.5 1 Note(s): 2
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 2
Oral History Workshop: People and Place HUMS 3044 4.5 3
Dreams and Nightmares: The Australian Cultural Imaginary COMM 3048 4.5 3
SUB-MAJOR (6 courses)
Contemporary Aboriginal Issues HUMS 1034 4.5 1 Note(s): 1
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 1 Note(s): 1
Caring for Country ENVT 1017 4.5 1
Comparative Indigenous Studies HUMS 2017 4.5 2
Aboriginal Voices in Film and Fiction LANG 2007 4.5 2
Aboriginal Rights and Interculturality SOCU 3035 4.5 3
MINOR (4 courses)
Contemporary Aboriginal Issues HUMS 1034 4.5 1 Note(s): 1
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 1 Note(s): 1
Caring for Country ENVT 1017 4.5 1
Comparative Indigenous Studies HUMS 2017 4.5 2

Rules:

Nil

Notes:

  1. Students not enrolled the Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Cultures and Australian Society) who wish to complete the Indigenous Knowledges major, sub-major or minor as part of their degree, must complete HUMS 1034 Contemporary Aboriginal Issues and HUMS 1035 Aboriginal Cultures before attempting Level 2 and Level 3 courses in the major/sub-major/minor.
  2. Students should normally complete Level 1 and Level 2 courses before attempting Level 3 courses in the major/sub-major/minor.