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BCFN01-018: Society and Culture

Description

Society and Culture is about the study of human societies. Topics of analysis include the origins of agriculture and urban civilisation in the Fertile Crescent; modern threats to hunter-gatherer communities; population growth and migration patterns; magical practices and beliefs; religious rites, rituals and beliefs, and their relationships with science; social identity, sexual and social inequalities and political power. The subject will demonstrate how cultural patterns of behaviour found within historical and contemporary forager societies have their counterparts in technologically advanced contemporary societies and vice versa.

Subject details

TypePathways
CodeBCFN01-018
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond University College
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $3,500
  • Commencing in 2020: $3,680

Learning outcomes

1. Illustrate effective critical literacy and analytical skills through assessment and class discussion.
2. Use persuasive communication skills in essays, class discussions and other summative assessment items.
3. Formulate and produce articulate oral and written responses to tasks.
4. Relate theory and concepts taught in class to case studies and contemporary issues in anthropology and society.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?09/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?02/03/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020