Bachelor of Arts


Unit Set Code

MJ-A000019 (major)

MN-A000019 (minor)


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

Warrnambool offering available to continuing students only


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.


  • To complete a Major sequence in Sociology select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Sociology select any four (4) units from below, including no more than two (2) credit points at level 3

Complete 2 units from level 1, selected from:

ASC101Introduction to Sociology A

ASC102Introduction to Sociology B

Complete the following required unit from level 2:

ASC250Contemporary Social Research

Complete up to a further 3 units from level 2, selected from:

ASC206Sociology of Health

ASC210Youth Culture and Identity

ASC211Religion and Social Change

ASC233International Migration and Multicultural Societies

ASC287Love, Sex and Relationships

AST205Sport, Bodies, Action!

Complete the following required unit from level 3:

ASC308Social Theory Rewired: Power, Passion and Post Humanism

Complete a further minimum of 1 unit from level 3, selected from:

ASC300Gender, Media and Society

ASC304Culture and Control: Boundaries and Identities

ASC320Sex, Crime and Justice in An Electronic Age