Bachelor of Arts

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Sociology

Campuses

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)**, Cloud (Online)

Warrnambool offering available to continuing students only

**Waurn Ponds (Geelong) availability to be confirmed


 

Overview

Sociology is the study of the processes that create, maintain and change social groups. It explores ways of thinking about personal and public issues in modern social life and how to link them together through the study of society and social relations. Third-year students have the opportunity to further develop their skills by undertaking an internship.


 

Career outcomes

You may find employment opportunities in community relations, the education sector, government departments, the health industry, local councils, market research companies, welfare organisations and youth work.


Units

ASC101Introduction to Sociology A

ASC102Introduction to Sociology B

ASC206Sociology of Health

ASC207Consumerism, Gender and Sustainability

ASC210Youth Culture and Identity

ASC211Religion and Social Change

ASC233International Migration and Multicultural Societies

ASC250Contemporary Social Research

ASC287Love, Sex and Relationships

AST205Sport, Bodies, Action!

ASC304Culture and Control: Boundaries and Identities

ASC308Social Theory Rewired: Power, Passion and Post Humanism

ASC320Sex, Crime and Justice in An Electronic Age

ASC321 Sociology Internship (no longer available for enrolment)

ASC346Media, Stories and Power

Major study - students must complete core units ASC250 and ASC308


 

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