At the beginning of the course, the subjects proposed should be submitted foi approval on approval of course cards (yellow card). Any changes proposed during the course should be submitted for re-approval.
Students who wish to seek advice on choice of subjects may consult the Sub-Dean of the Faculty (Miss I. I. Wilcock) or the Arts Secretary, Ground Floor, Arts Building.
The course must include two majors, one sub-major and two further subjects.
A major consists of three parts of a subject which has three parts (e.g., Pure Mathematics Parts I, II, III) or three subjects approved by the Faculty as a continuous and progressive course of study. A sub-major consists of two parts of a subject which has three parts, or of two successive parts of a major approved for the purpose, or of two subjects approved as a sub-major 'as set out below.
Full-time students will normally take three or, at most, four subjects a year;
part-time students will be limited to two subjects a year unless special permission is granted to take three subjects.
Approved majors and sub-majors For list of subjects, see p. 38.
For list of pre-requisites, see p. 41.
Group 1 (a)
French Part IA should not be chosen by candidates who wish to continue the study of French.
Group 1 (b)
Modern English should not be chosen by candidates who wish to continue the study of English.
Rhetoric may not be taken as apart of the English major or sub-major, but may be taken in addition to the courses in the major or sub-major.
The major in English is English I, II, III, and the sub-major English I, II.
The three Fine Arts subjects will be taught in turn, each once in three years, and may be taken in any order to form a major or sub-major.
Additional work is required in any Fine Arts subject taken as second or third part of a major.
Fine Arts A (Renaissance and Baroque Art) will be available in 1958.
Fine Arts B (Modern Art in Europe, America and Australia from the nine- teenth century to the present day) will be available in 1957.
Fine Arts C (art, music and literature of Eighteenth Century England) will be available in 1956.
Approved majors combining Fine Arts and History are set out below.
The major in Music is Music A, B, C, and the sub-major Music A and either Music B. or Musio C.
Music A is available each year.
Music B will be available in 1956.
Music C will be available in 1957.
Approved majors in Group 2 subjects are set out below. Two successive parts of a "pure" major may form a sub-major. The second and third parts of a major may be selected as a sub-major if they have no pre-requisites; such a sub-major must not be started in the first year of the course.
"Pure" Major Group 2 (a), History
British History Modern History Australian History
or or or
Ancient History I Social History American History or Ґ .
Economic History. I .
Note.—Credit will not be given for both Modern History and Economic History I.
or American History Australian History
Ancient History I
Note.—The order of the second and third subjects of this major may be reversed.
Combinations of Fine Arts and History Majors
Ancient History I Modern History Fine Arts A or B or C.
or British History
Fine Arts A or B or C Modern History Fine Arts B
orC or A.
The order of the second and third subjects of these two majors may be reversed so that a student may take a desired Fine Arts subject if it is available in the second and not in the third year of his course.
British History Australian History Fine Arts B (The order of the second and third subjects may be reversed.) Sub-majors
Ancient History I Fine Arts A
British History Fine Arts C
(If Fine Arts C be not available during a student's course, Fine Arts A or B may be taken as the second part of the second sub-major.)
Modern History Fine Arts A or B.
(The order of Modern History and Fine Arts A or B may be reversed, but Modern History must not be taken before at least one other subject has been passed.) Group 2 (b), Economics
Economics A Economics B Economics C
A candidate who proposes to take two majors (six subjects) in Economics must select Economics A, Economics B, Economics C, Economic History I, and two of the following subjects:
Economic Geography I, Economic Geography II, Public Finance, Statistical Method, Economic History II.
The order in which these subjects are taken must comply with the regulations concerning pre-requisites and the grading of the subjects. If Economic Geography I is selected, it must be taken
asthe first subject of the second major, preferably at the same time as, or before, Economics A.
(i) Economics A Economics B
(ii) Economic Geography I Economic Geography II (iii) Economic History I Economic History II.
( (iii) not to be started in the first year).
Economic Geography II is approved as the third part of a major with the Group 4 subjects Geology I, Geography.
In courses which include the major Economics A, Economics B, Economics C the following sub-majors are approved:
(i) Economic Geography I Economic History I (ii) Economic History I Statistical Method (iii) Economic History I Public Finance (iv) Statistical Method Public Finance.
((ii), (iii), (iv), not to be started until Economics A has been passed.)
Theory of Statistics I Theory of Statistics II.
Pure Mathematics II as one Theory of Statistics I Theory of Statistics I
Theory of Statistics II of the additional subjects
Theory of Statistics II.
Theory of Statistics II
Theory of Statistics I Logic Theory of Statistics I Logic.
Group 2 (c), Political Science
Political Science A Political Science B Political Science C or
International Relations Political Science A International Relations Political Science C.
"Mixed" Majors in Groups 2 (a), (b) and (c), approved as majors only;
two parts will not form a sub-major unless they are approved as sub-majors within their own groups.
British History Modern History International Relations or
Political Science A Modern History Political Science B Political Science A Political Science B Australian History Economic Geography I Economic Geography II International Relations
Group 3' (a), Philosophy
The normal major shall start with Philosophy I, to be followed by two of the following subjects in either order : Ethics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Political Philosophy, Problems of Philosophy.
The normal sub-major shall start with Philosophy I, to be followed by one of : Ethics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Political Philosophy, Problems of Philosophy. A sub-major consisting of Logic followed by Contemporary Philo- sophy may also be approved.
History of Philosophy (Greek) with details as set out for the Degree with Honours, may be also taken for the pass degree as the third part of a major.
If, in addition to the original major, a sub-major or a second major is taken in Philosophy, it shall consist of two or three of : Ethics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Political Philosophy, Contemporary Philosophy, History of Philosophy (Greek), Problems of Philosophy.
Combinations of Groups 3 and 4
A candidate taking a major or sub-major in Pure Mathematics may take also as a major:
Applied Mathematics I or, as a sub-major:
Theory of Statistics I A candidate taking may take as a major : Pure Mathematics I History and Methods
of Science A Majors
Pure Mathematics I History and Methods
of Science A
(Provided that Pure Mathematics I shall be taken before Theory of Statistics I.) History and Methods History and Methods Logic
of Science A of Science B
A subject of Group 4 (c) History and Methods Logic of Science B
Pure Mathematics I Theory of Statistics I
History and Methods Logic
of Science A
(The order of History and Methods of Science A and Logic may be reversed provided that Logic shall not be taken before two other subjects have been passed.)
Group 4 (b), Psychology
passed in the second and third years of the course.
and III may take a further major consisting of three other Psychology subjects A candidate whose course includes a major consisting of Psychology I, II Sub-major
Psychology I Criminology Group 4 (c), Science`:
Geology I Geography Economic Geography II
(Group 2) Sub-Major
be given in the same course for Economic Geography I and (Credit will not
History and Methods History and Methods
of Science B of Science A
(c) History and Methods A subject of Group 4
of Science B
COMBINED COURSE FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF ARTS, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
The course must comprise at least one full year's work in Arts in addition to the subjects of the course for Bachelor of Science. The Faculty has defined a full year's work as at least four subjects, of which at least two must be of Grade 2 or 3. The course must comply with the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
Credit in the Arts course may be granted for the following subjects which may 'be taken in the Science course:
General Mathematics Pure Mathematics I, II, III
Applied. Mathematics I, II, III . Theory of Statistics I, II
Psychology I, II, III Physics I
Chemistry IA Chemistry IB Zoology I Geology I Geography Botany I.
COMBINED COURSE FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF ARTS, BACHELOR OF LAWS
A Bachelor of Laws who wishes to complete the course for Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary Degree) will receive credit for a major in Group 2 and one other Group 2 subject, and may complete the second major by passing in Political Science A, and Political Science B or Australian History. He will retain credit for the two Arts subjects of the First and Second Years of the Law course. The remaining subjects must be chosen so that the course complies with the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
Students wishing to combine the courses for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary Degree) and Bachelor of Laws will receive similar credit, but must take the subjects of the Law course in the order required by the Law regulation.
Such students will not be eligible for admission to the Arts degree until they have completed at least the Third Year of the Law course, which will usually be the Fourth Year of the Combined Course.
COMBINED COURSE FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF ARTS, BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
This course must include a major in Arts subjects in addition to the subjects taught by the Departments of Commerce, Economic History and Economics, and must comply with the requirement that at least one subject from each of Groups 1 (a), 2, 3, and 4 be passed. The course must comprise at least eighteen subjects in all.
COMBINED COURSE FOR BACHELOR OF ARTS, DIPLOMA OF SOCIAL STUDIES
The following combined courses of Arts and Social Studies have been approved:
For Students who take Social Studies, Course A
1. Two majors and one sub-major to be chosen from the following groups:
(1) Psychology Part I, Psychology Part II, Collective Behaviour or Psycho- pathology or Psychology Part III.
(2) Philosophy Part I, Ethics or Logic; Political Philosophy or History of Philosophy.
(3) Social Organization A, Social History, Australian History.
(1) Psychology Part I, Psychology Part II.
or (2) Philosophy Part I, Ethics or Logic.
or (3) Social Organization A, Social History.
Language other than English.
The combined course is to be taken as follows:
1st Year 2nd Year
Psychology Part I 2nd Part of 1st Major Philosophy Part I 2nd Part of 2nd Major Social Organization A Social Biology
Language Social Work Part I
3rd Year Social Work Part II 2nd Part of Sub-major 3rd Part of 1st or 2nd Major
Remaining 3rd Part of 1st or 2nd Major Social Work Part III
Social Organization B
2. Combined course for Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Social Studies, with a major
istMajor: Language Part I, Language Part II, Language Part III.
2nd Major: Social Organization A, Social History, Australian History.
or Psychology Part T, Psychology Part II, Collective Behaviour or Psychopathology or Psychology Part III.
Sub-Major : Psychology Part I, Psychology Part II.
or Social Organization A, Social History.
Philosophy Part I.
istYear Language Part I Social Organization A Philosophy Part I Psychology Part I
3rd Year Language Part III 2nd Part of Sub-major Social Work Part II
2nd Year Language Part II 2nd Part of 2nd Major Social Biology
Social Work Part I 4th Year 3rd Part of 2nd Major Social Work Part III Social Organization B 59
For Students who take Social Studies Course В
1st Major—Psychology Part I, Psychology Part II, either Psychology Part III or Collective Behaviour.
2nd Major—Economics A, Economic History Part I, Economics B Sub-major—Social Biology, Applied Psychology A.
Additional subjects: -
Language other than English.
Philosophy Part I or Pure Mathematics Part I.
The combined course is to be taken as follows:
1st Year 2nd Year
Psychology Part I Economics A
Either Philosophy Part I or Pure Mathematics Part I
3rd Year Economics В
Either Psychology Part III or Collective Behaviour
Social Work Part II
Psychology Part II Economics History Part I Social Work Part I Social Biology
4th Year Applied Psychology A Industrial Relations Personnel Practice
COMBINED COURSE FOR BACHELOR OF ARTS (DEGREE WITH HONOURS), DIPLOMA OF SOCIAL STUDIES
Combined courses for the Degree with Honours in the Schools of History, Philosophy and Psychology and the Diploma of Social Studies have been approved. Details are included in the Social Studies Handbook. Details of a combined course, for the Degree with Honours in the School of Germanic Languages and the Diploma of Social Studies, may be obtained from the Depart- ment of Social Studies or the Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Arts.
NOTE: The books marked with an asterisk (*) are essential books which the student should possess.