This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||192|
|Standard duration of study (years)||4 years FT, 8 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Gippsland) |
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1806|
This combined course allows students to gain a recognised welfare qualification while exploring the breadth of studies offered through the arts and social sciences degree.
The course provides students with a combination generalist/specialist degree incorporating specific vocational education.
Refer to the Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences objectives at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/courses/4073.html and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling objectives at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/courses/1731.html.
Students are required to undertake a 16-day field education placement in their second/third year and a 60-day field placement during the final year.
This course is recognised by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).
This course consists of 96 points in the arts and social sciences component and 96 points in the community welfare and counselling component.
Students must complete a compulsory community welfare and counselling sequence and an arts and social sciences major and minor.
Note: A minor only is available for Australian studies, community welfare and counselling, criminal justice, and English.
For the specific requirements of arts and social sciences majors and minors and information on other arts units refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.
Students must complete the following:
(a.) an arts and social sciences major (48 points)
(b.) an arts and social sciences minor in a different area of study (24 points)
(c.) a further 30 points of arts and social sciences
(d.) a prescribed sequence (66 points) in community welfare and counselling comprising:
(e.) two compulsory supporting units (12 points):
(f.) two compulsory supporting units at second-year-level (12 points):
Plus one of:
By combining some of the core arts and social sciences requirements, students can complete a double major in two different arts and social sciences disciplines. For more details on this option, contact the School of Applied Media and Social Sciences.
Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at third-year level.
Note: Psychological studies units are tailored to those students intending to proceed in community welfare and counselling, but some students may wish to undertake units in psychology (APAC accredited) instead. Students who are interested in completing a minor in either of these disciplines must ensure they complete the first-year sequence.
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling