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  • 2016 Course Enrolment Guide

    Faculty of Education and Arts

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts

    (Humanities, Mathematics, Visual Arts) – Melbourne, Strathfield

    (Humanities) - Brisbane

    For students who commenced in 2015 only

    Information last updated on 27 June 2016 Please note that Course Enrolment Guides are revised regularly and students are advised to check the website for the latest updates. Additional information from your School, Faculty and the University will be sent to your ACU student e-mail address and students must check this regularly. Please note that all e-mail communication with University staff must be sent from your ACU student e-mail account.

    HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE

    The Course Enrolment Guide is designed to assist students in the selection of units and to ensure that students are aware of the requirements for the completion of their degree. Specific information relating to unit content and assessments will be provided by your School. Enrolling in units for 2016

    1. Refer to Section 1. ‘Course Map’ for the structure of your course. Please note that this may vary depending on the campus where you are studying and/or the year in which you commenced your studies. The units specified by name on your Course Map are core and must normally be completed in the semester shown on the map. Make a note of the core units (e.g. EDFDXXX, UNCC100) you need to enrol in for 2016.

    2. Refer to Section 2.‘Unit Information’ for details about elective units offered at your campus this year. Pay particular attention to prerequisite requirements.

    3. Make sure that you are familiar with the rules and structure of your course. Refer to Section 3. ‘Course Information’ for links to the Handbook, which contains information on the major, minor and specialisation options available in your course.

    4. Please ensure that you have read this guide completely before you refer to the Re-Enrolment 1 section

    of the ACU website for step-by-step instructions on how to enrol in units via Student Connect.

    1 https://students.acu.edu.au/247957

    https://students.acu.edu.au/247957

  • Course Enrolment Guide – Bachelor of Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities, Mathematics and Visual Arts) 2016

    Information last updated on 27 June 2016 Page 2

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    1. Course Maps .................................................................................................................................. 5

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities, Mathematics, Visual Arts) -Strathfield and

    Melbourne ........................................................................................................................................ 5

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities only) - Brisbane ................................................ 5

    Students commenced Semester 1, 2015 ................................................................................... 5

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities, Mathematics, Visual Arts) -Strathfield and

    Melbourne ........................................................................................................................................ 6

    Students commenced Semester 1, 2015 with a minor in Computing (Strathfield) or Healthy

    Development (Melbourne) plus two electives.*......................................................................... 6

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities only) - Brisbane ................................................ 7

    Students commenced Semester 2, 2015 (Mid-Year Entry) ....................................................... 7

    Terminology ..................................................................................................................................... 8

    Frequently Asked Questions............................................................................................................. 9

    2. Unit Information ........................................................................................................................... 11

    CHOOSING YOUR UNITS ............................................................................................................. 11

    The Core Curriculum ...................................................................................................................... 11

    3. Course Information ...................................................................................................................... 12

    Course Structure .......................................................................................................................... 12

    Course Specific Advice ................................................................................................................ 12

    Working with Children and Police Checks ................................................................................. 13

    General Advice ............................................................................................................................. 13

    4. Appendix 1 - Specialist Teaching Areas – Brisbane Campus ................................................... 14

    5. Appendix 2 - Specialist Teaching Areas – Melbourne Campus ................................................ 16

    6. Appendix 3 - Specialist Teaching Areas – Strathfield Campus ................................................ 21

  • Course Enrolment Guide – Bachelor of Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities, Mathematics and Visual Arts) 2016

    Information last updated on 27 June 2016 Page 3

    TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR TEACHER REGISTRATION YOU MUST UNDERTAKE STUDY IN TWO APPROVED TEACHING DISCIPLINES FROM THE FOLLOWING LISTS

    Choose one major and one ‘minor +2’ for your degree from the list for your degree and campus.

    These will become your teaching areas. A major will be your main area of focus (it has 8 units). A minor +2 will be your secondary focus (6 units).

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities)

    Available Teaching Areas By Campus

    Brisbane

    Melbourne

    Sydney (Strathfield)

    Majors/Minors

     Business Studies

     Drama

     History

     Literature

     Music

     Theological Studies or Study of Religions

     Visual Arts

    Majors/Minors

     Business Studies (major only)

     Drama

     Economics

     Healthy Development (minor only)

     History

     Literature

     Mathematics

     Music (major only)

     Psychology

     Theological Studies* or Study of Religions

    Majors/Minors

     Business (major only)

     Drama (from 2016)

     Economics

     Geography

     History

     Literature

     Study of Religions Minors

     Computing

     Mathematics

     Visual Arts

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) Available Teaching Areas By Campus

    Melbourne

    Sydney (Strathfield)

    Compulsory Major in Mathematics Choice of Minor+2 from:

     Drama

     Economics

     Healthy Development

     History

     Literature

     Psychology

     Theological Studies or Study of Religions

    Compulsory Major in Mathematics Choice of Minor+2 from:

     Drama

     Economics

     Geography

     Literature

     Study of Religions

     Visual Arts Minor

     Computing

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts)

    Available Teaching Areas By Campus

    Melbourne

    Sydney (Strathfield)

    Compulsory Major in Visual Arts that may be extended to create a Major+2 (10 units) Choice of Minor from:

     Economics

     Healthy Development

     History

     Literature

     Mathematics

     Psychology

     Theological Studies or Study of Religions

    Compulsory Major in Visual Arts that may be extended to create a Major+2 (10 units) Choice of Minor from:

     Ancient History

     Modern History

     Computing

     Drama

     Geography

     Literature

     Mathematics

     Study of Religions

    Majors, Minors and Specialist Teaching Areas

  • Course Enrolment Guide – Bachelor of Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities, Mathematics and Visual Arts) 2016

    Information last updated on 27 June 2016 Page 4

    The major and minor/minor +2 sequences you complete (and in some cases the specific units you complete) will determine what Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment units you can take, and what you are eligible to teach upon graduation. The subjects you can teach are known as your “Specialist Teaching Areas”.

    The following links will bring you to a table that outlines the requirements for each Specialist Teaching Area in your program of choice. Please select the link as per your campus* below:

    Specialist Teaching Areas – Brisbane Campus

    Specialist Teaching Areas – Melbourne Campus

    Specialist Teaching Areas – Strathfield Campus

    2016 Unit Selection: Choosing your units

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