Sociology Table

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

Sociology

Major

A major in Sociology requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core unit
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core unit
(v) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Sociology requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000-level units of study

Core
SCLG1001
Introduction to Sociology 1
6      Semester 1
SCLG1002
Introduction to Sociology 2
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
SCLG2601
Sociological Theory
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points of Cultural Studies or 12 credit points of Socio-legal Studies
N SCLG2001 or SCLG2520
Semester 1
Selective
SCLG2000
Global Social Problems
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
Semester 1
SCLG2613
Sociology of Childhood and Youth
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2522
Semester 2
SCLG2623
Sociology of Terror
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
Semester 2
SCLG2637
Society and Identity
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2612 or SCLG2625 or SCLG2626 or SCLG2629
Semester 1
SCLG2638
Sociology of the Other
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2604 or SCLG2635 or SCLG3606
Semester 1
SCPL2601
Australian Social Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SCPL3001
Semester 1
SCPL2602
Understanding Social Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy
N SCPL3002
Semester 2
SCPL2604
Comparative Social Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2509 or SCLG2611
Semester 1
CRIM2601
Studying Crime and Criminology

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
Semester 1
CRIM2602
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2634 or SCLG2566
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
SCLG3701
Social Inquiry: Qualitative Methods
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2002 or SCLG2521 or SCLG2602
Semester 1
SCLG3702
Social Inquiry: Quantitative Methods
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2632 or SCLG3603
Semester 2
Selective
SCLG3601
Contemporary Sociological Theory
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Sociology
N SCLG3002
Semester 2
SCLG3602
Sociological Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology or 12 Junior credit points in Socio-legal Studies and SLSS2601
N SCLG3003
Semester 2
SCLG3608
Sociology of Deviance and Difference
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2608 or SCLG2523 or SCLG2004
Semester 2
SCLG3609
Sociology of the Body
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2526 or SCLG2603 or SCLG2614 or SCLG2619 or SCLG2636 or GCST2614 or GCST3634
Semester 2
SCLG3610
Sociology, Power and Violence
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2607 or SCLG2618 or SCLG2621 or SCLG2630
Semester 2
SCLG3612
Sociology of Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2606 or SCLG2609
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
SCLG3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2