HONOURS ANTHROPOLOGY ELECTIVE

ANT4ELC

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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Sociology and anthropology are traditions of interpretation which share a primary interest in culture. In this subject, we read expressions of this interest that have been formative to the two disciplines, focusing on classic readings from key thinkers. The subject will use its chosen texts to address issues and approaches in social sciences both old and new.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Beilharz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in one of: AHA-Bachelor Arts Honours; AHSS-Bachelor of Social Sciences Honours or AHID-Bachelor of International Relations Honours.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Elective subject available to Honours students in any of Anthropology; Sociology; Asian Studies; Politics; Legal Studies; Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies; Japanese; Chinese; Indonesian; Hindi.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct literature searches and reviews aimed at supporting a complex argument on a sociological topic

Activities:
Preparation of short assignment demonstrating research and conceptual skills relevant to a sociological topic
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

02. Demonstrate understanding of and high level engagement with sociological concepts and research

Activities:
Preparation for and interaction in seminar discussions on sociological concepts. 1500 word assignment and 6000 word essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

03. Produce a complex argument sustained over a 6000 word essay on a sociological topic

Activities:
6000 word essay on a sociological topic
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research

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