Humanities and Arts Major
Enables students to develop a firm foundation in historical, geographical, cultural and political knowledge, with sustainability as a central theme.
Higher level units in this major include contemporary sustainable design practices and environmental humanities, in conjunction with an arts practicum that contextualises this knowledge within a breadth of professional learning experiences.
Availability & Campus
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|GEO1150||Geography and Environment: People, Pattern, Process||15|
|POL3110||Global Politics and the Environment||15|
|Plus 5 units from:|
|CCA3101 ^||Environmental Humanities||15|
|DEF1106 ^||Collaborative Design||15|
|GEO3123 ^||Physical Geography: Landforms and Landscapes||15|
|HIS1105 ^||World History||15|
|HIS3101 ^||Human Rights: Struggles for Global Justice||15|
|ICS3201 ^||Arts Practicum||15|
|POL1105 ^||Introduction to International Relations: The World into the 21st Century||15|
|TDD2102 ^||3D Design Practices: Materiality||15|
^ Core Option
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.Student handbook
- Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts to work in a broad range of government and creative industries both locally and internationally.
- Analyse and communicate the pedagogical contributions of the Humanities and Arts to the challenges of sustainability.
- Demonstrate broad and coherent historical, geographical, cultural, indigenous and political knowledge considering relevant sustainability principles and global and international perspectives.
- Demonstrate initiative and judgment to contextualise design practices and environmental humanities in order to make sustainable decisions and solve problems.
- Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for learning by reflecting and evaluating performance feedback to generate self-directed learning goals.
- Identify and sustainably solve problems relevant to the humanities using critical thinking and judgement.
- Review, analyse and synthesise knowledge in design, materials and the creative arts to contribute to sustainable societies.
Graduates from this major will be well-equipped to work within a wide range of government and creative industries, both locally and overseas.
Possible future job titles
Sustainability Officer, Sustainability Practitioner, Sustainability Consultant, Government Officer, Scientific Adviser