COURSE INFORMATION

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K44 Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Social Science

This degree is designed for students wishing to become secondary Home Economics teachers. Students will also have the opportunity to select a minor area of study from across a broad range of other study areas including Visual Arts, Music, Drama and Performance, English, Social Sciences, Design and Technology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Health and Physical Education, or  Biological or Physical Sciences.  The course is designed to equip students with the skills to teach across a chosen area of major and an area of minor, thus increasing graduates' flexibility and choice of teaching in employment. There is an extensive professional placement beginning in the second year and concluding with a 10 week Assistant Teacher Program in the fourth and final year to ensure the course closely links all aspects of theory with professional practice in a range of school settings. Graduates will be eligible to seek employment in govenment and private secondary schools.

 

Students should seek advice from the School of Education regarding appropriate Minor unit sets to accompany each major.  Please contact education@ecu.edu.au or 6304 4000.

 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Standard University admission requirements apply. 

 
SPECIAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All students 18 years of age and over will be required to submit a DET National Criminal History Record Check (CRC) before commencing their first period of Professional Practice. These clearances are valid for three years while enrolled in the course. Application forms and further information can be foundat: http://www.det.wa.edu.au/screening/newapplicant.htm

All students 18 years of age and over will also be required to apply for a Working with Children Check in order to comply with section 6 of the Working with Children Act 2004, in order to complete their Professional Practice. Further information can be found at: http://www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au

 
COURSE LOCATION
This course is available on Joondalup Campus.

Joondalup: Bachelor of Arts (Education)/ Bachelor of Social Science; (Home Economics) Minor teaching area (years 7-10) is only available on designated campuses. Minor teaching areas may be selected on either campus of the university; however students must be aware of travelling time.
 
MODE OF STUDY
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
 
MODE OF DELIVERY
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
 
COURSE STRUCTURE

Students are required to have a total of 480 credit points to complete the course.

 

Within this course, students are required to complete the following units:

 

Major General Studies units - These are content studies units offered outside the School of Education and must be selected by the students.

Minor General Studies units - These are content studies units offered outside the School of Education and must be selected by the students.

Curriculum Minor Studies units - These are curriculum studies units offered within the School of Education in a relevant area of study.

 

A list of these units is available on enrolment.

 
Year One - Semester One
EDU1010 Becoming a Teacher 15
CHN1101 Ecology of Children and Families 1 15
CSC1175 Textiles and Clothing 1 15
NUT1121 Human Nutrition 15
Year One - Semester Two
HOS2105 Introduction to Commercial Food Service Management: Theory 15
HOS2106 Introduction to Commercial Food Service Management: Practice 15
CSC3275 Textiles and Clothing 2 15
Minor General Studies (15 credit points)
 
Year Two - Semester One
CHN3203 Child Rearing 15
EDU2110 Teaching, Learning and Assessment 15
HEE2310 Home Economics Curriculum 1 15
Minor General Studies (15 credit points)
 
Year Two - Semester Two
EDU2104 Diversity in the Secondary Classroom 15
EDU2230 Classroom Management and Instruction 15
HEE2311 Home Economics Curriculum 2 15
PPA2210 First Professional Practice 15
 
Year Three - Semester One
CHN3205 Advocating for Change: Children and Families at Risk 15
NUT2210 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 15
Minor General Studies (15 credit points)
Curriculum Minor Studies (15 credit points)
 
Year Three - Semester Two
EDF3101 Working with Indigenous Australian Children, Youth and their Families 15
EDU4110 Literacies in Teaching and Learning 15
PPA3210 Second Professional Practice 30 
Curriculum Minor Studies (15 credit points)
 
Year Four - Semester One
EDU4110 Literacies in Teaching and Learning 15
EDF3101 Working with Indigenous Australian Children, Youth and their Families 15
PPA4210 Assistant Teacher Program (ATP) 45 
 
Year Four - Semester Two
CHN1102 Ecology of Children and Families 2 15
CHN3104 Family Diversity and Difference 15
CSV1105 Interpersonal Skills 15
Minor General Studies (15 credit points)
 
In Year 3 semester 2 and Year 4 semester 1, students do EITHER EDF3101 OR EDU4110.
 
 
 
 
Designated Unit - a Unit or Unit of Competency which a Faculty Board has designated as a fundamental course requirement and may only be attempted once unless otherwise determined by Board of Examiners.
 
 
MAHEHome Economics Major
MIAABZArt Education Minor
MIAACZComputer Education Minor
MIAADEDance Education Minor
MIAAFGDesign and Technology Education Minor
MIAACBDrama Education Minor
MIAACCEnglish Education Minor
MIAADFHealth Education Minor
MIAACEMathematics Education Minor
MIAADBMusic Education Minor
MIAADHPhysical Education Minor
MIAACFScience Education Minor
MIAACGSocial Science Education Minor
 
 
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:
http://intranet.ecu.edu.au/student/support/student-equity

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010