Arts and Social Sciences (2020)

Papers for arts and social science qualifications are listed under the individual subject headings.

For a list of subjects (majors) available for the Bachelor of Arts, please see the following web page

For a list of subjects (majors) available for the Bachelor of Social Sciences, please see the following web page

The papers listed under Arts and Social Sciences do not count towards a major.

Students studying a Bachelor of Arts within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law are required to complete ARTSC110.

Students studying a Bachelor of Social Sciences within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education are required to complete ARTSC111.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ARTSC101Indigenous Social Science Research20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga)
    With an emphasis on indigenous ways of understanding and knowing, students engage with critical questions about social issues, examine a range of social science research strategies and techniques, and consider the ethical values required of researchers engaged with indigenous peoples and communities.
    ARTSC103Rights and Reason20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Hamilton)
    Students will develop critical thinking skills by reasoning about human rights. Issues include rights-protection in difficult circumstances, who bears responsibility for protecting human rights, and armed intervention and torture in the name of human rights.
    ARTSC105Language in Context20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga) & 20B (Online)
    Language in Context is an essential paper for students of a broad range of disciplines where language and communication are a focus. Students are given the tools to examine how human language reflects our histories, our social selves, and out immediate physical contexts. We observe how language is used to reinvent and to reinforce ...
    ARTSC110Old Worlds - New Worlds20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga)
    This multi-disciplinary paper is designed to help you become a better BA student, no matter what your major subject. It is structured by some key concepts (journey, encounter and change) and foregrounds the processes and attributes that help make culturally aware, responsible and articulate citizens: interpreting; explaining, gathe...
    ARTSC111Social Science Theory and Action20A (Hamilton) & 20A (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces University of Waikato social scientists as researchers. Each presenter's research will be discussed to demonstrate how it illustrates key themes of the social sciences and their specific disciplines.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 4 December 2019 8:42am

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