Bachelor of Arts
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Sociology - unit set code MJ-A000019
Sociology is the study of society and social relations. Thinking sociologically allows the individual to step outside the taken for granted processes of everyday living towards examining the processes which create, maintain and change social groups in society.
On successful completion of the Sociology major sequence, students should have the following discipline-specific skills:
- an ability to explain key sociological concepts such as socialisation, modernity, postmodernity, gender, social class, race and ethnicity; an ability to identify core theoretical understandings in sociology
- an ability to apply sociological analysis to a range of contemporary issues such as health, family life, deviance and the media
- an ability to understand conflict, cohesion and social change in societies
- an ability to explain the systems, practices and technologies of control and their historical transformation in Western cultures
- an ability to recognise the impact of social policy on social life
- an ability to critically assess the work of other social researchers.
|ASC101|| Unit description is currently unavailable |
Level 2 and 3
|ASC102|| Unit description is currently unavailable |
Select 6 credit points, including compulsory core units ASC308 and ASC250 and 2 level 3 units from the following:
|ASC308|| Unit description is currently unavailable (core unit)|
|ASC320|| Unit description is currently unavailable *|
|ASC207|| Unit description is currently unavailable **|
|ASC304|| Unit description is currently unavailable |
|ASC233|| Unit description is currently unavailable |
|ASC250|| Unit description is currently unavailable (core unit)|
|ASC321|| Unit description is currently unavailable ***|
Note: The following may be taken in addition to the prescribed major sequence.
Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X) or trimester 3 (X)
|ASC160|| Unit description is currently unavailable |
* ASC320 is offered in the wholly online teaching mode - there will be no face to face teaching.
** ASC207 to commence Trimester 1 2013.
*** ASC321 - Internship units are normally undertaken in third level (or equivalent) and are subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should contact Arts and Education Student Support and Enrolment Enquiries on their campus for further information.
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