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Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science (Extended)

Unit of study table (Table A)

Liberal Arts and Science

Students must complete 144 credit points, comprising least 132 credit points from:
(a) the Table below; and
(b) Bachelor of Arts Table A or
(c) Bachelor of Science Table A
All students complete:
(1) a minimum of 36 credit points from the table below, including:
(a) ATHK1001 or ATHK190, and WRIT1001; and
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points from Part C Ethics ; and
(c) 18 credit points of units from Parts A-F.
All students complete either a Science major or an Arts major:
(1) Science major
(a) a major from Bachelor of Science Table A; and
(b) a minimum of 36 credit points of units of study from Bachelor of Arts Table A, which must include at least 12 credit points of Arts 2000 or 3000-level units of study; or
(2) Arts major
(a) a major from Bachelor of Arts Table A; and
(b) a minimum of 36 credit points of units of study from Bachelor of Science Table A, which must include at least 12 credit points of 2000 or 3000-level units of study
(4) a maximum of 12 credit points from outside of Bachelor of Arts Table A and Bachelor of Science Table A may be taken from the Table S elective list; and
(5) no more than 84 credit points of 1000-level units of study.

 

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

Part A Analytical Thinking

Core
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.
ATHK1901
Analytical Thinking (Advanced)
6 A 75 or above in HSC Mathematics Standard or equivalent
N
ATHK1001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment Students who have 75 or above in HSC Mathematics Standard or equivalent
Elective
MATH1111
Introduction to Calculus
6    Knowledge of algebra and trigonometry equivalent to NSW Year 10
MATH1011 or MATH1901 or MATH1906 or MATH1001 or HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or HSC Mathematics Extension 2 or ENVX1001 or MATH1021 or MATH1921 or MATH1931
Students who have previously successfully studied calculus at a level at least equivalent to HSC Mathematics are prohibited.
PHIL1012
Introductory Logic
6     
PHIL2615
Logic and Proof

6    PHIL1012
N
PHIL2215 or PHIL3215
PHIL2642
Critical Thinking
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level
SCIE1001
Sydney Science 2050: Towards the Future
6     
Any unit of study in Mathematics or Statistics from Bachelor of Science Table A to a maximum of 12 credit points can be counted towards the Liberal Studies requirements.

Part B Communication

Core
WRIT1001
Writing and Rhetoric: Academic Essays

6     
Elective
LNGS1002
Language and Social Context
6     
WORK1004
Foundations of Management

6    WORK2201
WRIT1000
Introduction to Academic Writing

6     
WRIT2002
Arguments that Change the World

6    12 credit points at 1000 level in Writing Studies
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.

Part C Ethics

HPSC1000
Bioethics
6    HPSC1900
This Junior unit of study is highly recommended to Intermediate and Senior Life Sciences students.
HPSC1900
Bioethics (Advanced)
6    (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
HPSC1000
HPSC2011
Science, Ethics and Society
6    Students should be familiar with introductory material in Philosophy of Science, Ethics or Sociology
HPSC3107
PHIL1011
Reality, Ethics and Beauty
6    PHIL1003 or PHIL1004 or PHIL1006 or PHIL1008
PHIL2617
Practical Ethics
6    12 credit points at 1000 level
PHIL2517 or PHIL3617
PHIL2623
Moral Psychology
6    12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy
PHIL2513 or PHIL3513

Part D Culture, Society and Global Citizenship

AMST1001
Global America
6     
ANTH1001
Introduction to Anthropology
6    ANTH1003
ANTH1002
Anthropology in the World
6    ANTH1004
ANTH2625
Culture and Development
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology
ARHT1002
Shock of the Now: Global Art since 1900
6     
ENVI1003
Global Challenges: Food, Water, Climate
6    AGEN1002
GEOS1001
Earth, Environment and Society
6    GEOS1901 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001
GEOS1901
Earth, Environment and Society Advanced
6    (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
GEOS1001 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001
GEOS1002
Introductory Geography
6    GEOS1902 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002
GEOS1902
Introductory Geography (Advanced)
6    (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
GEOS1002 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002
INDG1001
Introduction to Indigenous Cultures
6   

Part E Scientific Enquiry

ANTH2627
Medical Anthropology
6    12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies
ANTH2027
DATA1001
Foundations of Data Science
6    DATA1901 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or MATH1115 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or STAT1021
DATA1901
Foundations of Data Science (Adv)
6    An ATAR of 95 or more
MATH1005 or MATH1905 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or MATH1115 or MATH1015 or STAT1021
DATA2002
Data Analytics: Learning from Data
6    Successful completion of a first-year or second-year unit in statistics or data science including a substantial coding component. The content from STAT2X11 will help but is not considered essential. Students who are not comfortable using the R software for statistical analysis should familiarise themselves before attempting the unit, e.g. taking OLET1632: Shark Bites and Other Data Stories
P DATA1X01 or ENVX1002 or BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or [MATH1X05 and (MATH1001 or MATH1002 or MATH1003 or MATH1004 or MATH1021 or MATH1023 or MATH1115 or MATH19XX)]
STAT2012 or STAT2912 or DATA2902
DATA2902
Data Analytics: Learning from Data (Adv)
6    Successful completion of a first-year or second-year unit in statistics or data science including a substantial coding component. The content from STAT2X11 will help but is not considered essential. Students who are not comfortable using the R software for statistical analysis should familiarise themselves before attempting the unit, e.g. taking OLET1632: Shark Bites and Other Data Stories
P A mark of 65 or above in (DATA1X01 or ENVX1002 or BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or [MATH1X05 and (MATH1001 or MATH1002 or MATH1003 or MATH1004 or MATH1021 or MATH1023 or MATH1115 or MATH19XX)])
STAT2012 or STAT2912 or DATA2002
ENVX1002
Introduction to Statistical Methods
6    ENVX1001 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or MATH1115 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or BUSS1020 or STAT1021 or ECMT1010
Available as a degree core unit only in the Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, and Food and Agribusiness, and Taronga Wildlife Conservation streams
HPSC1001
What is this Thing Called Science?
6    HPSC2101 or HPSC2901 or HPSC1901
HPSC1901
What is this Thing Called Science? (Adv)
6    (ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent
HPSC2101 or HPSC2901 or HPSC1001
HPSC2100
The Birth of Modern Science
6    12 cp from (1000-level units or 2000-level units)
HPSC2900
HPSC2900
The Birth of Modern Science (Advanced)
6    An average mark of 75 or above in (12 credit points of 1000 or 2000 level units of study)
HPSC2100

Part F Digital Literacy

ARIN2610
Internet Transformations
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in ARIN or MECO or SIEN or DECO or 12 credit points in WRIT1001 and ATHK1001
ARIN2100
ARIN2620
Everyday Digital Media
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in ARIN or MECO or SIEN or DECO or 12 credit points in WRIT1001 and ATHK1001
ARIN2200
DATA1002
Informatics: Data and Computation
6    INFO1903 OR DATA1902
DATA1902
Informatics: Data and Computation (Advanced)
6    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
INFO1903 OR DATA1002
INFS1020
Working in Digital Ecosystems
6    INFS1000 or INFO1000 or INFO1003 or INFO1903