Child and Community, Minor

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0045

Previous Code: SM1099.1

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 minor 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 minor 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

Qualification for this minor requires the successful completion of 40 credit points as per the below.

Liverpool and Parramatta Campuses

Subject Title Credit Points
Autumn session
Community Work & Development
Family Violence: Policy and Practice
Disability Rights, Policy and Governance
Spring session
Context of Human Services
Working with Cultural Differences
Community and Social Action
Families and Intimate Life
Child Abuse as a Social Issue
Community Management and Organisations

WSU Online

Subject Title Credit Points
Trimester 2
Context of Human Services
Working with Cultural Differences
Trimester 3
Community Work & Development
Community and Social Action
Trimester 4
Families and Intimate Life
Trimester 5
Family Violence: Policy and Practice
Disability Rights, Policy and Governance
Community Management and Organisations
Trimester 6
Child Abuse as a Social Issue