Critical Thinking, Minor

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0033

Previous Code: SM3083.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes, however the following restrictions apply. 

Students must have a minimum GPA of 5 to enrol in this minor.

The Academy's Critical Thinking minor offers high-achieving students a specialised learning experience focussing on developing tomorrow's leaders through carefully tailored academic subjects. The twenty-first century presents many challenges for tomorrow’s leaders, such as complex social, environmental and economic pressures. In preparation for these challenges, students will develop high-level critical thinking, entrepreneurship, research and innovative problem-solving skills. Students completing this minor will be empowered to think from multiple perspectives, work in a cross-disciplinary environment, critically analyse challenges, see and create opportunities, and bring creative, innovative, empathetic and ethically-centered problem-solving skills to their future careers.


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Robert Salama

Recommended Sequence

Full-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
1H sessionCredit Points
HUMN 1036 10
HUMN 2045 10
 Credit Points20
2H session
HUMN 3052 10
HUMN 2035 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40