A scheme for the structure of Approved Courses is set out below under Part A—those courses containing a major subject or subjects, and Part B- the course designed for students who desire a broader and less specialized scientific training, e.g. teachers, librarians, administrators.
The attention of students is drawn to the footnote on approval of courses on page 49 of this Handbook.
1. The subjects of the Science course, Part A, are set out in Regulation XVI, Section 3 in six groups, I, II, IIIA, IIIB, IV, V.
2. A course usually_ consists of seven or eight subjects and must include four subjects from Group I and at least_ one from Groups IIIA or IV. In addition, one of Science French, Science German and Science Russian must be taken in the First or Second Year of the course unless an appropriate School Leaving Language or 3. The choice of subjects for a course must comply with the table of pre- requisites ; moreover, the three parts of any one subject must be taken in separate years and Part I of a subject must precede Part II, which must precede Part III.
The following table sets out recommended courses in Part A in the various schools, but other courses may be approved. Optional additional subjects are indicated in brackets.
higher has been passed.
Second Year Third Year Chemistry IIB
Physiology and Biochemistry I General Bacterio-
logy Botany` II Physiology and
Biochemistry I or Agricultural Chemistry or Zoology II or Geology II
Biochemistry II Chemistry IIIB
Botany III Genetics or
Zoology III or Geology III or another Group II subject , .
First Year Physics I Chemistry IB Biology
Geography I Geology I Chemistry I Physics I Geography I Chemistry I Biology Geology I Geography I Geology I Biology Pure Maths: I Geology I Pure Maths. I Physics I Chemistry IA
Geology I Chemistry IB Biology An approved
Group I subject
Second Year Agricultural
Chemistry Physiology and
Biochemistry I General Bacterio-
Food Economics Geography II Geology II
Geography II Botany II
Geography II Pure Maths. II or
Theory of Stats. I Geology II Chemistry IIC
Geology II Zoology II or
Third Year Biochemistry II Nutrition Microbiology
( Dietetics course) Dietetic Practice
Geography III Geology III
Geography III Geology II or.
Botany III Geography III Theory of Stats. I
or Surveying I and Geophysics Geology III Metallurgy I or Another Group II
subject. (or Chemistry IIIC for approved students) Geology III Zoology III or
(iii) Geology I Chemistry IB Physics I Pure Maths. I or
e(iv) Geology I Geography I Chemistry I Physics I Mathematics Pure Maths. I
Physics I Chemistry IA Applied Maths. I
Metallurgy Chemistry IA Physics I Pure Maths. I Engineering I or
Geology . I
Geology II Two of:
Geomorphology Elem. Geophysics Surveying Mining (Sc. Co.) Geology II.
Pure Maths. II Applied Maths. II One of :
Theory of Stats. I Chemistry II Physics II Metallurgy I Chemistry IIC
or 'Physics II or 'Geology II
Geology III Physics II or
Another approved Group II subject
Geology III Geography III or
an approved Group II subject Pure Maths. III Applied Maths. III
or Theory of Stats II Hist. of Phil. of
Sc. (Sc.course) Metallurgy II Chemistry IIIC or
4Physics IIIA or Geology III or another Group II subject 134
Second Year Physics II I (Meteor. course)
Pure Maths. II
Third Year Physics III
(Meteor. course) Meteorology
Pathology ` Physics I Chemistry I Biology
'Pure Maths. I or General Maths.
Pharmacology Physics I Chemistry IA Biology
'Pure Maths. I or General Maths.
Physics (i) Physics I Pure Maths. I Chemistry IA Applied Maths. I
Psychology . Chemistry IB Physics I Psychology I' Biology . Zoatogy Biology
'Chemistry I Physics I An approved
Group I subject Science and (i) See Faculty of
Medicine Medicine Handbook (ii) Physics I
Pure Maths. I Chemistry IA Another subject
Group I Physiology Physics I
Chemistry IA Biology 'Pure Maths. I General Maths.
Physics IIA Pure Maths. II
of II or Theory of Statistics I) Chemistry IIB
or Zoology II Physiology and or Biochemistry I Course
First Year Pure Maths. I Applied Maths.
Physics l Chemistry IA Microbiology Physics I
Chemistry IA Biology
1Pure Maths. I or General Maths.
Chemistry IIB Physiology and
Biochemistry I General
Bacteriology Chemistry IIB Physiology and
Biochemistry I General
Bacteriology Physiology and
Biochemistry I One of :
Chemistry IIB Theory of Stats. I Zoology II Physics IIA Pure Maths. II
(Chemistry IIC or Applied Maths. II)
Psychology IIA Physiology and Biochemistry I Pure Maths. I Zoology II Physiology and
Biochemistry I or Botany II
Microbiology Biochemistry II or Microbiology Virology Elem. Cytology
and Genetics Pathology Microbiology
Pharmacology A One of :
Physiology IIB Chemistry IIIB Microbiology Pathology Physics III
Physics IIIA Electronics or
Theory of Statis- tics II or Pure Maths. III Physiology IIA Pharmacology B
or Biochem- istry II or another Group II subject
Psychology IIIA or ‚lIB Theory of Stats I Elem. Cytology
and Genetics Zoology III Botany III or
Genetics or another Group II subject
1Another Group I subject mау be substituted for Mathematic' where the candidate has passed in General Mathematics or Calculus and Applied Mathematic' at Matriculation standard.
elf Chemistry II is not taken some extra reading in physical chemistry would be necessary.
Students should take Chemistry IA if Chemistry II or Physics II is to be later in the course, otherwise Chemistry IB.
•Requires Pure Maths. II as a pre-requisite in the Second Year. ..
6Exсерt by special permission this must not be Applied Mathematics. I.
sAt the time of going to press, formal approval for the introduction of Geography I, 'II and III has not been received. Students are advised to check with the Secretary, ScientifieBгanch, that this course is available.
The structure of the Science Course Part B
isat present under review by the Faculty. Students wishing to undertake this Course are advised to see the Secretary, Scientific Branch, before enrolling for the Course.
*The following courses of study have been approved for candidates who, having qualified for the degrees set out, wish to complete the course for the degree of Bachelor of Science.: In general, candidates will be required. to undertake a minimum of the equivalent of one full year's work subsequent to graduation in the previous faculty.
(i) BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
(a) Chemistry Part IIIB together with such additional work as the Pro- fessor of Chemistry shall prescribe, which may include Mathematics.
(b) Botany Part III (excluding Plant Pathology) together with an approved Group II subject and General Mathematics or other Part I subj ect.
(ii)_ BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND BACHELOR OF SURGERY See Faculty of Medicine Handbook.
(iii) BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING
At least one full year's work to be approved by the Faculty.
The minimum of a five years'course is essential for a candidate to qualify for both a Scienče and an Engineering degree. - - (iv) BACHELOR OF ARTS(DEGREE WITH HONOURS) IN THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS
(a) Physics Part III. .
(b) Physics Part IIIA and Theory of Statistics Part II.
NOTE FOR FORESTRY STUDENTS
For candidates proceeding under Part A of the regulation, the subjects taken at the Australian Forestry School, Canberra, during the Third and Fourth Years, are
- Economics and Policy, Entomology, Fire Control, Forest Botany, Forest Pathology, Forest Products, Logging and Milling, Management, Seasoning and Preservation, Statistical Methods for Foresters, Strength and Properties of Timbers, Surveying, Silvicultura' Systems, Silviculture, Wood Technology.
'For details relating to these subjects, see the Calendar of the Australia.
Forestry School, Canberra.
Candidates proceeding under Part B of the regulation should make enquiries as to the structure and content of the first three years of their course from the Principal of the School of Forestry, Creswick.