ASC102 - Introduction to Sociology: the Sociology of Everyday Life


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online, CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:






Incompatible with:

ASC202, ASC402

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week

NIKERI (CBD): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including fortnightly online workshops, as per Online students' scheduled learning commitments. Students must also attend and participate in 2 x 5-day (10-days) intensives at the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute, Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


The unit introduces students to the sociological study of everyday life, and the concepts and theories used by sociologists to analyse contemporary social issues and social change. Students will learn to apply the sociological imagination to areas such as health, family, youth, social movements, racism, crime, religion and sport. As part of this inquiry, this unit explores the role that race, gender, education, geographic location, age, culture, identity, and other structural factors play in shaping individual and communal life.

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