Sociology, Minor (0030)
- Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0030
Previous Code: SM1094.1
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 minor in Sociology provides students with a thorough training in the methods, theories and select leading areas of contemporary sociology. As well as subjects in which methods and theories are taught, through the social science core, students enrolled in the Sociology minor will have opportunities to study a number of particular themes from a sociological perspective, including inequalities, deviance, identities, gender, religion, medicine and health care, ethnicity and migration, and the family, among other possibilities. A Bachelor of Social Science (BSS) with a minor in Sociology will prepare students for both employment and a research higher degree.
Students must complete 40 credit points as follows.
|Select 40 credit points of the following:||40|
|Health, Illness and Biomedicine: A Sociological Perspective|
|Identity and Belonging|
|Home and Away: Ethnicity and Migration in Australia|
|Sociology of Religion|
|Brave New World: Negotiating Social Change in the 21st Century|
|Families and Intimate Life|
|Self and Society|
|Genders and sexualities: beyond the binary|
|Total Credit Points||40|
The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2021 or earlier.
CULT 1005 - Crime, Deviance and Society, replaced by HUMN 1057 Doing Sociology