University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

SOCI 1003OL - Introduction to Sociology

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: Online
Contact: Online
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: GWSI 1001, GWSI 1001EX, GSSA 1001, GSSA 1001EX
Assessment: Quiz 1 (5%), Quiz 2 (20%), Written assignment 1 (20%), Written assignment 2 (45%), Tutorial discussion board (10%)

This introductory course provides students with the skills to analyse society from a sociological perspective. It examines a number of pressing social problems within contemporary Australian society and offers a comprehensive introduction to the discipline of sociology and its foundational theories. It aims to provide students with the skills to understand examine and explain broad social trends and their impact on the individual. Key sociological concepts covered include class/socioeconomic status, gender, youth, ethnicity, family, work, consumption and location.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
16079 01OL 70 23 No details available