Child and Community, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0045

Previous Code: M1079.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

The Child and Community major provides a comprehensive introduction to a range of social sciences related areas and a strong grounding in contemporary issues facing children and their families from a critical perspective. This major provides a good foundation for people interested in a career in the human services with a particular interest in children.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Liverpool Campus Internal Dr Neil Hall
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Neil Hall
WSU Online Online Dr Neil Hall

Recommended Sequence

Students must complete 80 credit points from the following subjects with a minimum of 30 credit points at Level 3

Select the link for your program below to see details of the major

Recommended Sequence - Liverpool and Parramatta Campuses

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
WELF 1002 Context of Human Services 10
CULT 1022 Working with Cultural Differences 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
WELF 2002 Community Work & Development 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
HUMN 2015 Community and Social Action 10
HUMN 2025 Families and Intimate Life 10
 Credit Points20
Year 3
Autumn session
WELF 3006 Family Violence: Policy and Practice 10
WELF 3021 Disability Rights, Policy and Governance 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
WELF 3001 Child Abuse as a Social Issue 10
WELF 2001 Community Management and Organisations 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points90

Recommended Sequence - WSU Online

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Trimester 2Credit Points
WELF 1002 Context of Human Services 10
CULT 1022 Working with Cultural Differences 10
 Credit Points20
Trimester 3
WELF 2002 Community Work & Development 10
HUMN 2015 Community and Social Action 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Trimester 4
HUMN 2025 Families and Intimate Life 10
WELF 3021 Disability Rights, Policy and Governance 10
 Credit Points20
Trimester 5
WELF 3006 Family Violence: Policy and Practice 10
WELF 2001 Community Management and Organisations 10
 Credit Points20
Trimester 6
WELF 3001 Child Abuse as a Social Issue 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points90