Bachelor of Sociology ((BSoc) )

Program Code

BSOC

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Sociology offers a range of courses which will combine deep discipline knowledge of sociology with advanced quantitative data analysis skills. Key to the program is the acquisition of sociological knowledge and techniques, including quantitative data analysis.

The Bachelor of Sociology is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Conditions

Condition of enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Program Coordinator before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Sociology

There shall be a Bachelor of Sociology .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Sociology, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 30 units, including ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind or ARTS1007OL The Enquiring Mind
  2. Sociology Closed Electives to the value of 3 units
  3. Elective courses to the value of up to 39 units
  4. Broadening Electives to the value of up to 9 units excluding courses from the following subject areas: SOCI; OR
  5. If studying a Major in Criminology, Open Elective courses to the value of 12 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  6. If studying a Major in Gender Studies, Open Elective courses to the value of 12 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  7. If studying a Major in International Development, Open Elective courses to the value of 12 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  8. If studying a Major in Management, Open Elective courses to the value of 12 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  9. If studying a Major in Politics, Open Elective courses to the value of 12 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  10. If studying a Minor in International Development, Open Elective courses to the value of 18 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  11. If studying a Minor in Management, Open Elective courses to the value of 18 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  12. If studying a Minor in Politics, Open Elective courses to the value of 18 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  13. If studying a Minor in Public Health, Open Elective courses to the value of 18 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4); OR
  14. If studying a Minor in Psychology, Open Elective courses to the value of 15 units in lieu of the courses required in (3) and (4)
Core Courses

Level 1

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind 3

or

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ARTS 1007OL The Enquiring Mind 3

and

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
SOCI 1003 Introduction to Sociology 3

or

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
SOCI 1003OL Introduction to Sociology 3

and

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
SOCI 1004 Social Problems 3

Level 2

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GEOG 2129 Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 3
SOCI 2009 Sociological Theory in Action 3
SOCI 2012 Introduction to Social Research 3

Level 3

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
SOCI 3014 Qualitative Research Methods in Social Sciences 3
SOCI 3016 Quantitative Research Methods in Sociology 3
SOCI 3017 Sociological Research Project 6