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SCY1200 - Introduction to sociology II

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Dharma Arunachalam


Caulfield Second semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2009 (Day)


This unit is the second in the first year introductory sociology sequence, building on the skills and knowledge developed in first semester. It introduces students to three important areas of sociological research and theoretical endeavour. These may include topics such as: sexuality and gender, popular culture through an examination of mass media; class and social inequality; poverty and social exclusion; population and society; and family.


Two short essays (1250 words each): 60%; Examination (2 hours): 30%; Class attendance and participation: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 2 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

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