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Australian History

Type:

Major, Minor, Sub-Major

Description:

Australian History develops knowledge and understanding of the complexities of Australian society and culture prior to and following European settlement.

Prerequisite(s):

Nil

Assumed Knowledge:

Nil

Courses:

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
MAJOR (8 courses)
Colonial Experiment: Australian History 1788 - 1918 HUMS 1053 4.5 1
Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism HUMS 2010 4.5 1
Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present HUMS 2034 4.5 2
Segregation and Resistance: Aboriginal People and Government HUMS 2035 4.5 2
Things that Matter: The Material Culture of Australia's Past HUMS 3045 4.5 3
Oral History Workshop: People and Place HUMS 3044 4.5 3
Plus 2 courses from the following Electives:
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 1
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 1
Shadow Nation: Flashpoints in Australian Society and Culture HUMS 2036 4.5 2
Comparative Indigenous Studies HUMS 2017 4.5 2
United States History and Contending Cultural Identities HUMS 2039 4.5 2
A History of Ideas HUMS 3047 4.5 3
SUB-MAJOR (6 courses)
Colonial Experiment: Australian History 1788 - 1918 HUMS 1053 4.5 1
Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism HUMS 2010 4.5 1
Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present HUMS 2034 4.5 2
Segregation and Resistance: Aboriginal People and Government HUMS 2035 4.5 2
Things that Matter: The Material Culture of Australia's Past HUMS 3045 4.5 3
Oral History Workshop: People and Place HUMS 3044 4.5 3
MINOR (4 courses)
Colonial Experiment: Australian History 1788 - 1918 HUMS 1053 4.5 1
Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism HUMS 2010 4.5 1
Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present HUMS 2034 4.5 2
Segregation and Resistance: Aboriginal People and Government HUMS 2035 4.5 2

Rules:

Nil

Notes:

  1. A student should normally complete Level 1 and Level 2 courses before attempting Level 3 courses in the major/sub-major/minor.