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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences
Campus(es)Gippsland

Notes

  • Only students enrolled within the Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling (and associated double degrees) can complete a major.

Description

Community welfare and counselling is designed to provide students with an understanding of social issues as they relate to their personal, organisational and socio-political contexts. Students will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to equip them to work effectively in organisational and community contexts, and for bringing about change at personal, community, organisational and political levels. Skills and knowledge are developed for intervention across a range of practice fields, including (but not limited to): counselling, child protection, disability, family support, homelessness, community corrections, youth justice, community development, aged care and family violence.

The major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling (and associated double degrees). These students complete a 66-credit-point major sequence chosen from the units listed below, including the full first-year sequence.

Units

First-year level

Students studying a sequence in community welfare and counselling must complete the following two units (12 points):

  • ATS1362 Interpersonal practice and counselling skills
  • ATS1363 Counselling and group work skills

Students progressing to a major in community welfare and counselling must also complete:

  • ATS1361 Governing inequality: Foundations of social welfare provision

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in community welfare and counselling must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from the level two compulsory units listed below
  • a major requires completion of ATS1361 and all compulsory units listed below. A minimum of three units must be taken at third year level.

Compulsory units

Level two
  • ATS2822 Advanced counselling and case management
  • ATS2823 Community development
  • ATS2825 Social issues and personal value
Level two and three
Elective units
  • ATS1361 Governing inequality: Foundations of social welfare provision
  • ATS3851 Social policy

Contact details

Enquiries: Room 283, building 2W

Telephone +61 3 9902 6339

Email humcass.info@arts.monash.edu.au

Visit http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/humcass

Relevant Courses

Diplomas

  • 2552 Diploma of Tertiary Studies

Associated degrees

  • 4074 Associate Degree in Arts and Social Sciences
  • 4040 Associate Degree of Community Welfare and Counselling

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 4073 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts as a Participant in the Dean's Scholars Program
  • 3914 Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 4077 Bachelor of Arts (International)
  • 2396 Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication)
  • 1731 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 0821 Bachelor of Music
  • 1144 Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • 1275 Bachelor of Professional Communication

Double degrees

  • 3277 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 0555 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 0556 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3912 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 1806 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 2672 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Computer Science
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 1541 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education-primary
  • 1641 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education-secondary
  • 3906 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 0080 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 2131 Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) and Bachelor of Science
  • 1802 Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 3911 Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication) and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 2130 Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication) and Bachelor of Science
  • 1798 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 4423 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Professional Communication
  • 4075 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling and Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)
  • 4076 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling and Diploma of Community Services (Disability)
  • 0116 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 3281 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 3909 Bachelor of Professional Communication and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 1945 Bachelor of Professional Communication and Diploma of Professional Writing