Sub-major - Child and Community

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM1025.1

Related Courses

1665.2 Bachelor of Community Welfare
1667.2 Bachelor of Social Science
4763.2 Bachelor of Speech Pathology
4763.3 Bachelor of Speech Pathology

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.

The Child and Community Studies sub-major in the Bachelor of Social Science is a three year degree based on the Bankstown campus. It provides a comprehensive introduction to a range of social science related areas and a strong grounding in contemporary issues facing children and their families from a critical perspective. This Sub-major provides a good foundation for people interested in a career in the human services with a particular interest in children.

Sub-major Structure

Students must complete four of the following units

Autumn session

101632 Community Work & Development
101609 Comparative Studies of Families and Kinship
101596 Context of Human Services
101597 Family Violence: Policy and Practice

Spring session

101381 Child Abuse as a Social Issue
101595 Community and Social Action
101644 Community Management and Organisations
101664 Working with Cultural Differences

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