units

ATS1366

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSociology
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Dharma Arunachalam (Caulfield & Clayton)

Notes

Previously coded SCY1200

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 Dharma Arunachalam (Caulfield & Clayton)

Contact hours

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

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