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ASC102 - Introduction to Sociology B

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Bernie East





Incompatible with:

ASC202, ASC402

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

IKE (CBD): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including fortnightly online workshops, as per Cloud (online) students' scheduled learning commitments. Students must also attend and participate in 2 x 5 day (10 days) intensives at the Institute of Koorie Education, Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus.


Consisting of three thematically unified modules, the unit studies:

  1. Consumption as a feature of late or postmodern society
  2. Conditions of physical and mental health and illness including pharmaceutical corporations and side effects of pharmaceutical drug therapy
  3. Theories and concrete examples of deviance which sociology understands as violations of the various types of norms of social life


Essay, 40%, 1800 words

Class/Online Exercises, 25%

Exam, 35%

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