Australian Society

Year



Type

Major, Minor, Sub-Major

Description

Australian Society provides students’ with knowledge, analytical skills and understandings of the complexities of Australian society, culture and politics prior to and following European settlement. Students will examine key historical figures, issues and events and how they have influenced contemporary Australian life and develop an understanding of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relations throughout colonial history.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Assumed Knowledge

Nil

Courses

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
MAJOR (8 courses) Note(s): 1
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 1
Australian Society and Cultures HUMS 1009 4.5 1
Colonial Experiment: Australian History 1788 - 1918 HUMS 1053 4.5 1
Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present HUMS 2034 4.5 2 Note(s): 2
OR
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 2 Note(s): 2
Identity and Representation HUMS 3014 4.5 3
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
Internship or Project COMM 3063 4.5 3 Note(s): 3
SUB-MAJOR (6 courses) Note(s): 1
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 0
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 1
Colonial Experiment: Australian History 1788 - 1918 HUMS 1053 4.5 1 Note(s): 2
Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present HUMS 2034 4.5 2
OR
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 2
Identity and Representation HUMS 3014 4.5 2
Oral History Workshop: People and Place HUMS 3044 4.5 3
MINOR (4 Coursee)
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 0
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 0
Colonial Experiment: Australian History 1788 - 1918 HUMS 1053 4.5 0
Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present HUMS 2034 4.5 0
OR
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 0

Rules

Nil

Notes

  1. Students should normally complete Level 1 and Level 2 courses before attempting Level 3 courses in the major/sub-major.
  2. Students choose either HUMS 2034 Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920-Present OR HUMS 2008 Right and Racism
  3. If COMM3063 Internship or Project or PERF3006 Industry and Practice are not part of your Program or you have already undertaken these courses please speak to your Program Director for alternate options.