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SCY1200

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Anna Halafoff

Synopsis

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.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Anna Halafoff

Contact hours

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

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sociology
Australian studies