CC16 Bachelor of Applied Sociology

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 14 Total credit points: 84

Desirable features included in the revised core unit structure include:

- data and social research methods provided during the three year (full-time) duration of the degree

- placement of students to undertake voluntary work with an identified participating organisation

- greater indigenising of the course

- greater attention on preparing individuals, social groups organisations, community and society (e.g., natural disasters, environmental sustainability to combat climate change, education for action and social change) through education and social change

- broader focus on public health and environmental health sectors engaged in assessing, evaluating and planning community action, safety and wellbeing

- introduction of units encompassing disaster management and environmental sustainability which are contemporary issues and impact social life and human health and wellbeing

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
SOCL11055 Sociology of Australian Society
SOCL11059 Introducing Social Change
ENVH11001 Health and the Environment
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
SOCL11060 Being Bad
INDG11006 Foundations of Indigenous Learning
PBHL11001 Public Health Data and Measurement
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
SOCL19070 Health and Medical Sociology
SOCL19065 Rural Communities and Health
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
SOCL19069 Social Research Methods
HLTH12031 Community Engaged Learning
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
INDG19017 Political Philosophy and Indigenous Perspectives
PBHL13001 Public Health and Environmental Sustainability
EMER13001 Community Safety and Education in Action
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PBHL13002 Public Health Disaster Management

Elective

Number of units: 10 Total credit points: 60

Recommended elective units for the Bachelor of Applied Sociology:

- PSYC12014 Critical, Cultural and Social Psychology (level 2 unit)

- SOWK12013 Contemporary Social Policy (level 2 unit)

- INDG19016 Contemporary Indigenous Issues (level 2 unit)

- PSYC13024 Qualitative Research Methodology (level 3 unit)

9 Elective Units

As part of the Bachelor of Applied Sociology course, students undertake 10 elective units.

Electives can be from any CQUniversity undergraduate unit, provided prerequisite and corequisite requirements are met.

Please note no more than 10 level one units can be studied as part of this course.