Indigenous Australian Studies, Minor
- Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0015
Previous Code: SM1049.1
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.
What does it mean to live in Indigenous Australia? The Indigenous Australian Studies minor offers students the exciting opportunity to acquire key cultural competencies that will enable them to understand and work more effectively with Indigenous Australians in professions such as the arts, communications, media industries; education; government and non-government; policy; health; sciences; and community services. The Indigenous Australian Studies minor addresses the cultural, historical, social and economic issues affecting Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians and relationships.
Students must successfully complete 40 credit points as follows.
Students must complete the following compulsory subject:
|HUMN 1013||Contextualising Indigenous Australia (Day Mode)||10|
Students must also complete three subjects from the following pools.
Level 1 Subject
|HUMN 1058||Indigenous Landscapes||10|
Level 2 Subjects
|HUMN 2038||Pigments of the Imagination||10|
|HUMN 2048||Revaluing Indigenous Economics (Day Mode)||10|
|PERF 2011||From Corroborees to Curtain Raisers (Day Mode)||10|
|VISU 2003||From Ochre to Acrylics to New Technologies||10|
Level 3 Subjects
|CEDS 3001||Bridging the Gap: Re-engaging Indigenous Learners||10|
|HUMN 3082||The Making of the 'Aborigines'||10|
|WELF 3008||Learning through Indigenous Australian Community Service (Day Mode)||10|
|HUMN 3070||Rethinking Research with Indigenous Australians: Independent Study Project (Day Mode)||10|
The subjects listed below counts towards completion of this minor for students who successfully completed these subjects in Autumn 2020 or earlier.
BIOS 1020 - Indigenous Landscapes, replaced by HUMN 1058 Indigenous Landscapes
BEHV 3013 - Humanities Internship, no longer offered as part of this minor.