Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)(Honours)

Course Code 4231
Course duration /
Study mode

Course duration: Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available for some units

Location Lake Macquarie

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The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) (Honours) is designed to equip you with the necessary skills needed to teach in Christian, independent and state high school systems in both Australia and overseas. Depending on your chosen field of study, you can graduate with the ability to teach in at least two different curriculum areas. Many Avondale graduates are highly valued in the Australian education sector. It is Avondale's aim to graduate teachers who are reflective, creative and confident in the classroom.

You will engage in practical classroom experience in your degree. This is undertaken in a variety of relevant learning environments to enable the application of theory in a practical setting. You may also have the opportunity to travel overseas and gain teaching experience in a developing country.


Career Opportunities


You will graduate with the ability to teach Years 7 to 12 in your chosen curriculum study areas.

BA/BTch (Sec) graduates also leave with the skills to gain employment as a:

  • Special education teacher
  • Secondary school administrator
  • School chaplain

In addition to education-related careers, teachers often find careers in the corporate world where organisational and relationship skills are valued by employers.


Admission Criteria


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

ATAR of 63.00+ (or equivalent e.g. OP of 15 or less)

Working with Children Check will be required prior to completing the first professional teaching experience scheduled after semester 3. While this may take up to ten weeks to be processed all students will need to have completed this as soon as possible in order to progress in their course.

All students are required to successfully pass the National Literacy and Numeracy test to be allowed to participate in their final placement scheduled after semester 7. While this is not an admission requirement it is a requirement that will need to be passed to enable all students to graduate from this course.

The following requirements for admission are related to specific major/minor teaching areas.

Chemistry (major/minor)

  •     Recent HSC Chemistry (or equivalent) OR recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics AND
  •     HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) OR recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics

Mathematics (major/minor)
Recent HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or recommendation from Mathematics Lecturer at Avondale College of Higher Education.

Music (major/minor)

Music applicants must meet the following standards and submit certified copies of certificates for:

  • Performance: AMEB Grade 6 minimum (or equivalent) music performance certificate
  • Musicology Studies: AMEB Grade 4 minimum (or equivalent) musicianship and/or theory and/or Music Craft Level 2A and 2B certificate

Physics (major/minor)

  •     Recent HSC Physics (or equivalent) OR recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics AND
  •     HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent) OR recommendation of the School of Science and Mathematics

WORK AND LIFE EXPERIENCE
If your ATAR is below 63.00 (or equivalent), you may still be able to gain entry into this degree on a provisional basis. Previous work experience and educational qualifications will also be considered upon application.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Overseas applicants will have their qualifications assessed by Avondale Admissions in line with the Admission Policy for Undergraduate Higher Education Courses found at http://www.avondale.edu.au/about/policies/display/?s=MjQ=  Overseas applicants are also required to satisfy Australian Government visa requirements http://www.avondale.edu.au/about/policies/display/?s=Mzg3

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English as per the Admission to Higher Education policy found at http://www.avondale.edu.au/about/policies/display/?s=MjQ=


Course Structure


Course duration: Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available for some units
Maximum time to complete: Ten years

The honours option allows you to complete a program in research methodology and conduct your own research under supervision. This program enhances the opportunities for high-achieving students to influence professional practice through research, and facilitates access for students to proceed to research-based studies at masters or doctorate level. The course composition for the BA/BTch (Sec)(Hons) is set out below


The course structure is based on eight semesters (each of 13 weeks in duration), with four units normally completed in each semester. The course is comprised of:

  • 18 Education Units (11 Core Education Units + 4 Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies Units + the equivalent of 3 units of studies in Honours)
  • 14 Discipline Units (This can be completed in different ways and is shown below)

Students within the BA/BTch (Sec)(Hons) course normally complete their discipline units in one of three ways:

  • 8 x Units to make up a major
  • 4 x Units to make up a minor
  • 1 x Elective Unit
  • 1 x Core Discipline Unit

OR

  • 11 x Units to make up a specialisation (By combining a major and three electives in one key learning area)
  • 2 x Elective Units
  • 1 x Core Discipline Unit

 

Unit Sequence

Year 1 Semester 1

  • Major 1
  • Minor 1
  • WHPE10101 Foundations of Wellbeing
  • EDUC10101 Developing Literacy & Numeracy for Teachers

Year 1 Semester 2

  • Major 2
  • Minor 2
  • Discipline Elective
  • EDUC13101 Developing Your Core Competencies

Year 2 Semester 1

  • Major 3
  • Minor 3
  • EDUC23100 Introduction to Teaching
  • EDUC20101 Relationships & Development

Professional Teaching Experience 1 (July - 15 days)

Year 2 Semester 2

  • Major 4
  • Minor 4
  • EDUC25101 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies – Secondary I
  • EDUC25102 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies – Secondary II

Professional Teaching Experience II (February - 10 days)

Year 3 Semester 1

  • Major 5
  • Major 6
  • EDUC23101 Managing the Secondary Classroom Environment
  • EDUC351... (Year long)
  • EDUC351... (Year long)

Professional Teaching Experience III (July - 15 days)

Year 3 Semester 2

  • EDUC40101 Approaches to Research
  • EDUC30103 Multicultural & Indigenous Education
  • EDUC20100 Exploring a Christian Worldview
  • EDUC351...(Year Long)
  • EDUC351... (Year Long)

Professional Experience IV (February - 10 days)

Year 4 Semester 1

  • EDUC40201 Thesis - Honours (12 credit points Year-long)
  • Major 7
  • Major 8
  • EDUC30101 Professional Development: Preparation for the Workplace

Professional Experience V (July - 30 days)

Year 4 Semester 2

  • No unit. EDUC40201 is a 12-credit point yearlong unit that continues into this semester.
  • EDUC30102 Students with Special Education Needs
  • EDUC30104 Professional Development: Research & Pastoral Care
  • EDUC30105 Exploring a Philosophy of Christian Education

Secondary Teaching areas of study include:

Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies and Commerce, Chemistry, Computing Technology - Information Systems, Design and Technology, English, Food Technology, Geography, Health  and Physical Education, Industrial Technology, Legal Studies, Mathematics, Modern History, Music, Physics, Studies of Religion, Textiles Technology and Visual Arts.

COMPONENTS AND DESCRIPTIONS

Core Education Units

These units cover a range of current educational topics designed to prepare pre-service teachers to successfully teach young people. These units involve a variety of topics including:Classroom Management; Relationships & Development; and Students with Special Education Needs.

Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies Units

These units provide pre-service teachers with the opportunity to apply quality-teaching principles to specific teaching areas.  Literacy education, classroom safety, curriculum development, ICT and teaching strategies are each dealt with specifically for normally two chosen teaching areas.

Honours Units

The Honours units allow selected students to complete a program in research methodology and conduct their own research under supervision.  While there are only two Honours units, one of these units is worht 12 credit points and is equivalent of two 6 credit point units.  Within the BA/BTch (Sec) (Hons) the 18 credit points needed replace two of the secondary elective units and the core education unit called EDUC33101 Promoting Health & Wellbeing in Schools.

Secondary Specialisation

Students who complete the required 11 units in the one discipline area complete a specialisation.

Secondary Major

Students who complete the required eight units in the one discipline area complete a mjaor.  Majors from other degrees may be available, subject to timetable constraints and with the approval of the Course Convenor of the BA/BTch (Sec) (Hons) and the Course Convenor of the Bachelor of Arts.

Secondary Minor

Students who complete the required four units in the one discipline area complete a minor.  Minors from other degrees may be available, subject to timetable constraints and with the approval of the Course Convenor of the BA/BTch (Sec) (Hons) and the Course Convenor of the Bachelor of Arts.

Secondary Elective Unit

These can be chosen from any units offered.  Normally students complete one elective in the BA/BTch (Sec) (Hons) course.

Core Discipline Unit

All students complete Foundations of Wellbeing (WHPE10101).  This unit is a core discipline unit for all Secondary students in a combined degree and provides students with a foundational understanding of holistic health.

Content of the Course of Study - All units are worth 6 Credit Points unless otherwise stated

Core Education Units

  • EDUC10101 Developing Literacy & Numeracy for Teachers
  • EDUC13101 Developing Core Competencies
  • EDUC20100 Exploring a Christian Worldview
  • EDUC20101 Relationships & Development
  • EDUC23100 Introduction to Teaching
  • EDUc23101 Managing the Secondary Classroom Environment
  • EDUC30101 Professional Development: Preparation for the Workplace
  • EDUC30102 Students with Special Education Needs
  • EDUC30103 Multicultural & Indigenous Education
  • EDUC30104 Professional Development: Research & Pastoral Care
  • EDUC30105 Exploring a Philosophy of Christian Education

Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies Units

  • EDUC25101 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Secondary I
  • EDUC25102 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Secondary II

and normally at least two units from the following list covering their chosen teaching areas.

  • EDUC35103 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Ancient History
  • EDUC35104 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Biology
  • EDUC35105 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Chemistry
  • EDUC35106 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Commerce and Business Studies
  • EDUC35107 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - English
  • EDUC35108 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Geography
  • EDUC35109 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Health and Physical Education
  • EDUC35110 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Information Technology
  • EDUC35111 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Legal Studies
  • EDUC35112 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Mathematics
  • EDUC35113 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Modern History
  • EDUC35114 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Music
  • EDUC35115 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Outdoor Education
  • EDUC35116 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Physics
  • EDUC35117 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Religion
  • EDUC35118 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Technologies I
  • EDUC35119 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Technologies II
  • EDUC35120 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies - Visual Arts

Honours Units

  • EDUC40101 Approaches to Research
  • EDUC40201 Thesis - Honours (12 Credit points

Core Discipline Unit

  • WHPE10101 Foundations of Wellbeing

Ancient History Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35103 in addition to these units.

  • HIST11100 What is History and three other units from
  • HIST21100 Beliefs and Myths of the Ancient World
  • HIST21110 Culture, Politics and War in the Ancient World
  • HIST31100 Historical Practice

Biology Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35104 in addition to these units

  • BIOL15000 Introductory Biology
  • BIOl 15100 The Diversity of Life
  • BIOL26200 Ecology
  • BIOL26400 General Microbiology
  • BIOL27300 Flora and Fauna of Australia (odd years)
  • BIOL30000 Human Physiology
  • BIOL36500 Molecular Biology (even years)
  • GEOP33000 Biogeography

Biology Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35104 in addition to these units

  • BIOL15000 Introductory Biology
  • BIOL15100 The Diversity of Life
  • BIOl26200 Ecology

and one of the following units

  • BIOL26400 General Microbiology
  • BIOL27300 Flora and Fauna of Australia (odd years)
  • BIOL30000 Human Physiology
  • BIOL36500 Molecular Biology (even years)

Business Studies and Commerce Specialisation (Teaching fields include: Business Studies, Commerce and Legal Studies)

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102, and EDUC35106 in addition to these units.  Students wanting to be qualified to teach legal studies will also need to enrol in EDUC35111.

  • BBUS12010 Organisations in a Business Context
  • BBUS14060 Business Law
  • BBUS16020 Introduction to Accounting
  • BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
  • BBUS36090 Professional Ethics
  • HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
  • LAWS26000 Corporate Law
  • LAWS28000 Workplace Relations
  • MKTG26000 Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG28100 Marketing Communication
  • MNGT26100 Organisational Behavior

Business Studies and Commerce Specialisation with Major in Accounting (Teaching Fields include:  Business Studies, Commerce and Legal Studies)

Students enrol in EUDC25101, EDUC25102, and EDUC35106 in addition to these units.  Students wanting to be qualified to teach legal studies will also need to enrol in EDUC35111

  • ACCT16500 Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • ACCT22600 Business Systems Applications
  • ACCT26000 Corporate Accoutning
  • ACCT26600 Management Accounting
  • ACCT31600 Accounting Theories and Practice
  • ACCT33400 Auditing and Assurance Services
  • BBUS12010 Organisations in a Business Context
  • BBUS14060 Business Law
  • BBUS16020 Introduction to Accounting
  • HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
  • LAWS26000 Corporate Law
  • MKTG26000 Consumer Behavior

Business Studies and Commerce Specialisation with Major in Human Resource Mangement (Teaching fields include: Business Studies, Commerce and Legal Studies if two additional units in legal studies are completed)

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102,  and EDUC35106 in addition to these units. Students wanting to be qualified to teach legal studies will also need to enrol in EDUC35111

  • BBUS12010 Organisations in a Business Context
  • BBUS16020 Introduction to Accounting
  • BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
  • BBUS36400 Diversity in Business
  • BBUS37400 Strategic Resonses in Business
  • HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
  • HRMT39000 Seminar in Human Resources Topics
  • LAWS28000 Workplace Relations
  • MKTG26000 Consumer Behaviour
  • MNGT26100 Organisational Behaviour
  • MNGT34500 New Business Ventures and The Entrepreneur

If wanting to include Legal Studies as a teaching field complete the following two units:

  • BBUS14060 Business Law
  • LAWS26000 Corporate Law

Business Studies and Commerce Specialisation with Major in Marketing (Teaching fields include: Business Studies, Commerce and Legal Studies if two additional units in legal studies are completed)

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102,  and EDUC35106 in addition to these units.

  • BBUS12010 Organisations in a Business Context
  • BBUS16020 Introduction to Accounting BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
  • BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
  • HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
  • LAWS28000 Workplace Relations
  • MKTG26000 Consumer Behavior
  • MNGT26100 Organisational Behavior

Business Studies and Commerce Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35106 in addition to these units.

  • BBUS12010 Organisations in a Business Context
  • BBUS16020 Introduction to Accounting BBUS25400 Strategic Principles
  • HRMT27000 Human Resource Management
  • MKTG26000 Consumer Behaviour

Chemistry Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35105 in addition to these units
  • CHEM16000 Chemistry IA
  • CHEM16100 Chemistry IB
  • CHEM21000 Organic Chemistry (even years)
  • CHEM21400 Environmental Chemistry and Thermodynamics (odd years)
  • CHEM26000 Physical and Inorganic Chemistry (odd years)
  • CHEM32700 Organometallic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (even years)
  • CHEM33000 Spectroscopy, Structure and Energetics (odd years)
  • CHEM39000 Research Project in Chemistry

Chemistry Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35105 in addition to these units

  • CHEM16000 Chemistry IA
  • CHEM16100 Chemistry IB

and two of the following units:

  • CHEM21200 Analytical Methods (even years)
  • CHEM26000 Physical and Inorganic Chemistry (odd years)
  • CHEM21000 Organic Chemistry (even years)
  • CHEM21400 Environmental Chemistry and Thermodynamics (odd years)

English Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35107 in addition to these units

  • ENGL11100 Critical Approaches to Literature
  • ENGL11110 Drama Studies: Text and Performance
  • COMM21110 Print Journalism Practice
  • ENGL21120 Literature for Children and Young Adults
  • ENGL21130 Australian Literature: Issues & Contexts
  • ENGL31100 Renaissance Literature: Texts and Performance
  • ENGL31110 Global Voices: Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century
  • COMM31110 Creative Writing: The Art of Poetry and Short Story

English Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35107 in addition to these units

  • ENGL11100 Critical Approaches to Literature

and up to 3 of:

  • ENGL21120 Literature for Children and Young Adults
  • ENGL21130 Australian Literature: Issues & Contexts
  • ENGL31100 Renaissance Literature: Texts and Performance
  • ENGL31110 Global Voices: Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century

and up to one of:

  • ENGL11110 Drama Studies: Text and Performance
  • COMM21110 Print Journalism Practice
  • COMM31110 Creative Writing: The Art of Poetry and Short Story

Food Technology Major units

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35118 in addition to these units

  • BIOL26400 General Microbiology
  • DTFN11100 Food, Nutrition and Health
  • DTFN21100 Food Production Systems
  • DTFN21200 Food Science and Innovation
  • HPFH20100 Nutrition, Development and Performance

and three of the following units:

  • DTFN31100 Food Industry Experience
  • DTFN31200 Food Product Design Project
  • FSHN3010 Food Processing and Quality Management (U of N)
  • HPFH36300 Social Nutrition and Health Promotion

Food Technology Minor units

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35118 in addition to these units

  • DTFN11100 Food, Nutrition and Health
  • DTFN21100 Food Production Systems
  • DTFN21200 Food Science and Innovation
  • HPFH20100 Nutrition, Development and Performance

Geography Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35108 in addition to these units

  • GEOH11100 Responding to Global Issues
  • GEOH12000 Environmental Issues
  • GEOH21100 Globalisation and the Asia Pacific
  • GEOH21110 NGOs and Ethics
  • GEOP24000 Physical Geography
  • GEOH31100 Geographies of Development
  • GEOH31110 Cities and Urban Places
  • GEOP33000 Biogeography

Geography Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35108 in addition to these units

  • GEOH11100 Responding to Global Issues
  • GEOH12000 Environmental Issues

and two of the following:

  • GEOH21100 Globalisation and the Asia Pacific
  • GEOH21110 NGOs and Ethics
  • GEOH31100 Geographies of Development
  • GEOH31110 Cities and Urban Places
  • GEOP24000 Physical Geography
  • GEOP33000 Biogeography

Health and Physical Education Specialisation

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35109 in addition to these units

  • EDUC33101 Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Schools
  • HPFH30101 Family Relationships and Adolescent Health Issues  
  • WHPE10100 Team Sports
  • WHPE10101 Foundations of Wellbeing
  • WHPE20101 Gymnastics and Dance
  • WHPE20102 Physical Education: Game Sense
  • WHPE20103 Physical Education: Athletics and Aquatics
  • WHPE10102 Analysis of Movement
  • WHPE20100 Skill Aquisition
  • WHPE10103 Physiology of Exercise
  • WHPE30100 Physical Activity and Sport in Society

Health and Physical Education Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35109 in addition to these units

  • EDUC33101 Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Schools
  • HPFH30101 Family Relationships and Adolescent Health Issues
  • WHPE10100 Team Sports
  • WHPE10101 Foundations of Wellbeing
  • WHPE20101 Gymnastics and Dance
  • WHPE20102 Physical Education: Game Sense
  • WHPE20103 Physical Education: Athletics and Aquatics

and one of the following three units:

  • WHPE10102 Analysis of Movement
  • WHPE10103 Physiology of Exercise
  • WHPE20100 Skill Acquisition

Health and Physical Education Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35109 in addition to these units

  • EDUC33101 Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Schools
  • WHPE10100 Team Sports
  • WHPE10101 Foundations of Wellbeing
  • WHPE20101 Gymnastics and Dance

Information Technology Minor Units

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35110 in addition to these units

  • A 100 level unit in foundation principles of Information Technology by cross institutional enrolment e.g. ITC182 Foundations in Information Technology (Charles Sturt University) or INFT1001 Foundations of Information Technology 1 (UN) or equivalent.
  • A 100 level unit in Principles of programming by cross institutional enrolment e.g. ITC106 Programming Principles (CSU) or INFT1004 Visual Programming (UN) or equivalent.
  • BBUS22070 Management Information Systems

and one of the following two units:

  • ICTM39600 Information Technology Project
  • GDES31100 Multimedia Design and Concept

Legal Studies Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35111 in addition to these units

  • BBUS14060 Business Law
  • BBUS36090 Professional Ethics
  • LAWS26000 Corporate Law
  • LAWS28000 Workplace Relations

Mathematics Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35112 in addition to these units

  • MATH16000 Mathematics IA
  • MATH16100 Mathematics IB
  • MATH26000 Calculus II
  • MATH26100 Algebra II
  • MATH26400 Numerical Methods and Statistics  (odd years)

and three of the following units:

  • MATH36100 Algebra III (even years)
  • MATH36200 Mathematical Analysis (even years)
  • MATH36400 Complex Analysis and Advanced Mathematical Methods (odd years)
  • MATH39000 Research Project in Mathematics

Mathematics Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35112 in addition to these units

  • MATH16000 Mathematics IA
  • MATH16100 Mathematics IB
  • MATH26000 Calculus II
  • MATH26100 Algebra II

Modern History Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35113 in addition to these units

  • HIST11100 What is History?
  • HIST31100 Historical Practice

and up to six units from the list below, including at least two at 300 level:

  • HIST11140 Australian History: Key themes 
  • HIST21120 Studies in Revolutions
  • HIST21130 Reformation Era 
  • ARTS31180 Studies in Postcolonialism
  • ARTS31190 The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message
  • HIST31110  The World at War 1914-1945

and a maximum of two units from the list below:

  • HIST21100 Beliefs and Myths of the Ancient World 
  • HIST21100 Culture, Politics and War in the Ancient World
  • HIST21090 Medieval Europe (available 2017 only)
  • HIST21091 Middle Eastern History and Politics (available 2017 only)

Modern History Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35113 in addition to these units

  • HIST11100 What is History?

and three other units from:

  • ARTS31180 Studies in Postcolonialism
  • ARTS31190 The Nature of Representation: Medium and Message
  • HIST21120 Studies in Revolutions
  • HIST21130 Reformation Era
  • HIST11140 Australian History: Key Themes
  • HIST31110 The World at War 1914-1945

Music Specialisation - (no new intakes in 2017)

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35114 in addition to these units

  • MUSC11100 Performance I
  • MUSC11110 Performance II
  • MUSC11120 Musicology I: Medieval and Renaissance
  • MUSC11130 Musicology II: Baroque and Classical
  • MUSC21120 Musicology III: Romantic
  • MUSC21100 Performance III
  • MUSC21110 Performance IV
  • MUSC21130 Musicology IV: Post Romantic and Modern
  • MUSC31100 Performance V
  • MUSC31140 Musicology V: Ethnomusicology and Composition

and one of the following

  • MUSC31110 Performance VI
  • MUSC31150 Musicology VI: Australian Contemporary Music and Composition

Music Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35114 in addition to these units

  • MUSC11100 Performance I
  • MUSC11110 Performance II
  • MUSC11120 Musicology I: Medieval and Renaissance
  • MUSC11130 Musicology II: Baroque and Classical
  • MUSC21100 Performance III
  • MUSC21110 Performance IV
  • MUSC31140 Musicology V: Ethnomusicology and Composition
  • MUSC31150 Musicology VI: Australian Contemporary Music and Composition

Music Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35114 in addition to these units

  • MUSC11100 Performance I
  • MUSC11110 Performance II
  • MUSC11120 Musicology I: Medieval & Renaissance

and one of:

  • MUSC31140 Musicology V: Ethnomusicology & Composition
  • MUSC31150 Musicology VI: Australian Contemporary Music & Composition

Outdoor Education Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35115 in addition to these units

  • OEHP10100 Perspectives in Outdoor Education
  • OEHP20200 Sea Kayaking
  • OEHP20300 Expedition Planning and Management
  • OEHP20400 Leadership in the Outdoors

Physics Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35116 in addition to these units

  • PHYS16000 Physics IA
  • PHYS16100 Physics IB
  • PHYS26100 From Quantum to Quark
  • PHYS26400 Space Physics
  • PHYS36300 Electronics Applications

and one of the following units:

  • PHYS2250 Classical Mechanics and Special Relativity (UoN)
  • PHYS2260 Electromagnetism (UoN)

and two of the following units:

  • PHYS3310 Lasers and Applications (UoN)
  • PHYS3350 Quantum, Atomic and Molecular Physics (UoN)
  • PHYS3360 Advanced Electromagnetism (UoN)
  • PHYS3390 Solid State and Nanoscience (UoN)
  • PHYS36100 Quantum Physics
  • PHYS39000 Research Project in Physics

Physics Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35116 in addition to these units

  • PHYS16000 Physics IA
  • PHYS16100 Physics IB
  • PHYS26100 From Quantum to Quark

and one of the following units:

  • PHYS2250 Classical Mechanics and Special Relativity (UoN)
  • PHYS2260 Electromagnetism (UoN)
  • PHYS26400 Space Physics

Religious Studies Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35117 in addition to these units

  • BBNT16110 Mark  & Luke
  • BBOT26111 Old Testament Meta-narrative
  • THEO16110 Theology and Faith
  • THEO26111 Religion and its Development
  • THEO36112 Religions of the World

and one of the following units from:

  • THEO26140  Early and Medieval Christianity
  • HIST21130    Reformation Era

and two of the following units (with at least one at 300 level) from:

  • BBNT16120 Pauline Studies 1
  • ENGL21100 Literary Studies of the Bible
  • HIST21100 Belief and Myth in the Ancient World
  • THEO16120 Introduction to Adventist Heritage
  • THEO26130 Inspiration, Revelation and  Hermeneutics
  • THEO36110 Salvation and Eschatology
  • THEO36120 Doctrine of God and the Work of Christ
  • THEO36130 Ecclesiology and Sabbath

Religious Studies Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35117 in addition to these units

  • BBOT26111 Old Testament Meta-narrative
  • THEO26111 Religion and its Development
  • THEO36112 Religions of the World

and one of the following units:

  • BBNT16110 Mark  & Luke
  • BBNT16120 Pauline Studies 1
  • ENGL21100 Literary Studies of the Bible

Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) Specialisations

TAS Pattern 1 Specialisation complete Design and Technology Core plus 1 Technology option (8+3 =11units)

TAS Pattern 2 Extended Specialisation complete Design and Technology plus 2 Technology options (8+3+3=14 units) plus 1 elective

Teaching fields include Design and Technology and depending on technology options selected: Food Technology, Textiles Technology, Industrial Technology, or Computing Technology – Information Systems

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35118 in addition to these units. If completing TAS Pattern 2 also enrol in EDUC35119

Design and Technologies Core (8 units required)

  • DTDP10101 Design Principles and Practice
  • DTDP10102 Introduction to Design Workshop Practice
  • DTDP10104 Textiles in Design Practice
  • DTFN11100 Food, Nutrition and Health
  • GDES11100 Digital Design Fundamentals
  • DTDP20101 Computers in Design and Graphics
  • DTDP30101 Design: Innovation and Sustainability

and one of the following design project units:

  • DTDP30102 Design and Technology Project
  • DTFN31200 Food Product Design Project
  • ICTM39600 Information Technology Project or equivalent

Industrial Technology Option (3 units)

  • DTDP10103 Designing with Metals
  • DTDP20102 Timber Technology and Furniture Design
  • DTDP20103 Metal Technology in Design Practice

Food Technology Option (3 units)

  • DTFN21100 Food Production Systems
  • DTFN21200 Food Science and Innovation and

and one of the following units:

  • DTFN31200 Food Product Design Project (if not done as the core design project unit)
  • HPFH20100 Nutrition, Development and Performance

Textiles Technology Option (3 units)

  • DTDP20104 Textiles and Fashion Design
  • DTDP20105 Textile Art and Design
  • DTDP30103 Textile Science and Design Innovation

Information Technology Option (3 units)

  • A 100 level unit in foundation principles of Information Technology by cross institutional enrolment e.g. ITC182 Foundations in Information Technology (Charles Sturt University CSU) or INFT1001 Foundations of Information Technology 1 (UN) or equivalent
  • A 100 level unit in principles of programming by cross institutional enrolment e.g. ITC106 Programming Principles (CSU) or INFT1004 Visual Programming (UN) or equivalent.
  • BBUS22070 Management Information Systems

For information pertaining to Computing Technology – Information Systems as a first teaching field see course advisor regarding additional cross-institutional units.

Graphics and Multimedia Option (3 units) (no new intakes in 2017)

  • GDES21100 Print Media Design (availability subject to student numbers) or cross-insitutional unit e.g. GRP223 Strategic Thinking in Design (CSU)
  • GDES21130 Digital Media Design I (availability subject to student numbers) or cross-insitutional unit e.g. GRP224 Identity and Branding (CSU)
  • GDES31100 Multimedia Design and Concept

VET Technology Options (3 units or 4 units if include elective)

  • Advanced standing for up to 4 units from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) based on meeting the requirements to teach VET in Schools such as Hospitality, Construction, Information Technology. (Credit Points: 18-24)

TAS Pattern 2 Elective

  • Students can choose any unit as an elective.

Home Economics/Design and Technologies Double Major

Teaching fields include Design and Technology, Food Technology, and Textiles Technology if required textiles units selected

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35118 and EDUC35119

Design and Technologies Core (8 units required)

  • DTDP10101 Design Principles and Practice
  • DTDP10102 Introduction to Design Workshop Practice
  • DTDP10104 Textiles in Design Practice
  • DTFN11100 Food, Nutrition and Health
  • GDES11110 Digital Design Fundamentals
  • DTDP20101 Computers in Design and Graphics
  • DTDP30101 Design: Innovation and Sustainability

and one of the following design project units:

  • DTDP30102 Design and Technology Project
  • DTFN31200 Food Product Design Project

Food Technology (3 units required)

  • DTFN21100 Food Production Systems
  • DTFN21200 Food Science and Innovation
  • HPFH20100 Nutrition, Development and Performance

Plus choose 4 of the following units: DTDP20104 and DTDP30103 plus either textiles project in DTDP30102 or DTDP20105 in addition to DTDP10104 are required for teaching Textiles Technology

  • DTDP20104 Textiles and Fashion Design
  • DTDP20105 Textile Art and Design
  • DTDP30103 Textile Science and Design Innovation
  • HPFH20300 Families and Their Communities
  • HPFH30101 Family Relationships and Adolescent Health Issues
  • HPFH36300 Social Nutrition and Health Promotion

Industrial Technology Major

(In BA/BTch normally only available with Health and Physical Education Major )

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35118 in addition to these units

  • DTDP10101 Design Principles and Practice
  • DTDP10102 Introduction to Design Workshop Practice
  • DTDP10103 Designing with Metals
  • GDES11110 Digital Design Fundamentals
  • DTDP20101 Computers in Design and Graphics
  • DTDP20102 Timber Technology and Furniture Design
  • DTDP20103 Metal Technology in Design Practice
  • DTDP30102 Design and Technology Project (must choose timber option)

Textiles Technology Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35118 in addition to these units

  • DTDP10104 Textiles in Design Practice
  • DTDP20104 Textiles and Fashion Design
  • DTDP20105 Textile Art and Design
  • DTDP30103 Textile Science and Design Innovation

Visual Arts Major

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35120 in addition to these units

  • VISC11110 Painting and Drawing: General
  • VISC11130 Ceramics Theory and Practice
  • VISC21110 Painting and Drawing: Life
  • VISC21120 Digital Photography and Concepts
  • VISC21130 Sculpture Theory and Practice
  • VISC31110 History & Theory of Art
  • VISC31130 Critical Studies in Art
  • VISC31140 Art Studio Practice and Theory II

Visual Arts Minor

Students enrol in EDUC25101, EDUC25102 and EDUC35120 in addition to these units

  • VISC21120 Digital Photography and Concepts
  • VISC31110 History & Theory of Art

and one of the following units:

  • VISC11110 Painting and Drawing: General
  • VISC21110 Painting and Drawing: Life

and one of the following units:

  • VISC11130 Ceramics Theory and Practice
  • VISC21130 Sculpture Theory and Practice

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