YEAR 11 SUBJECT SELECTION FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
What subjects are available? BUSINESS STUDIES ECONOMICS LEGAL STUDIES GEOGRAPHY RETAIL SERVICES (VET) WORK STUDIES SOCIETY...
Why should I choose these subjects? <ul><li>choose from a  diverse range  of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>learn about the ph...
What career pathways are available? journalism industry communication accounting arts environment politics trade law
What career pathways are available? tourism town planning government customer service retail finance human resources teach...
What about the teachers? <ul><li>focus on quality teaching </li></ul><ul><li>experienced and innovative teachers with prof...
BUSINESS STUDIES KEY TOPICS:  nature of business, business management and planning, business operations, marketing, financ...
BUSINESS STUDIES UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Accounting Bachelor of Laws T...
BUSINESS STUDIES <ul><li>the third most popular HSC subject in NSW </li></ul><ul><li>prepares students for the real world ...
ECONOMICS KEY TOPICS:  consumers, business, labour markets, financial markets, economic policies, management of the Austra...
ECONOMICS UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Economics Bachelor of Arts TAFE TRAINING PACKAGES: Business...
ECONOMICS <ul><li>intellectually stimulating and demanding subject </li></ul><ul><li>a ‘blue ribbon’ subject that is well-...
LEGAL STUDIES KEY TOPICS:  legal system, international law, technology, children, women, de facto couples, family law, bus...
LEGAL STUDIES UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Social Sciences (Criminology) TAFE TRAININ...
LEGAL STUDIES <ul><li>explores current legal issues </li></ul><ul><li>examines the role the law plays in all our lives </l...
SOCIETY AND CULTURE KEY TOPICS:  personal and social identity, popular culture, belief systems, continuity and change, com...
SOCIETY AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Bachelor of Education Bachelor of S...
SOCIETY AND CULTURE <ul><li>explores current social issues and investigates why people and societies are the way they are ...
GEOGRAPHY KEY TOPICS:  ecosystems, global challenges, biophysical interactions, urban places, population, economic activit...
GEOGRAPHY UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of GeoScience Bachelor of Social Science Bachelor of Natural Resources Bachelor of ...
GEOGRAPHY <ul><li>builds on geographical skills and knowledge from Year 7-10 Geography and Science </li></ul><ul><li>explo...
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING
BUSINESS SERVICES (VET) KEY TOPICS:  workplace communication, customer service, workplace information, OHS, sustainable wo...
BUSINESS SERVICES (VET) QUALIFICATIONS: Certificate I, II, III and IV in… Advertising Legal Services Business Administrati...
RETAIL SERVICES (VET) KEY TOPICS:  interacting with customers, ‘point of sale’ procedures, using technology, stock control...
RETAIL SERVICES (VET) QUALIFICATIONS: Certificate I, II, III and IV in… Wholesale Retail Services Retail Management Visual...
WORK STUDIES KEY TOPICS:  work and change, career planning, interview skills, workplace communication, OHS, lifestyle issu...
WORK STUDIES <ul><li>relevant to  all students  in  all courses </li></ul><ul><li>practical and hands-on activities </li><...
What subjects go well together? SUBJECT 1 SUBJECT 2 Legal Studies Community & Family Studies Society & Culture Community &...
How is ICT used?
What else should I consider? <ul><li>essay writing in most subjects </li></ul><ul><li>keeping up to date with news and cur...
What happens next? <ul><li>subject selection evening </li></ul><ul><li>talk to your teachers </li></ul><ul><li>choose subj...
You have some important decisions to make.  Please talk to a teacher in the faculty if you need further information about ...
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  1. 1. YEAR 11 SUBJECT SELECTION FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
  2. 2. What subjects are available? BUSINESS STUDIES ECONOMICS LEGAL STUDIES GEOGRAPHY RETAIL SERVICES (VET) WORK STUDIES SOCIETY & CULTURE BUSINESS SERVICES (VET)
  3. 3. Why should I choose these subjects? <ul><li>choose from a diverse range of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>learn about the physical and human worlds </li></ul><ul><li>investigate how society develops </li></ul><ul><li>study contemporary , current and relevant topics </li></ul><ul><li>develop your ability to think critically </li></ul><ul><li>see and know the world in new ways </li></ul><ul><li>PATHWAYS to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>careers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TAFE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>university </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What career pathways are available? journalism industry communication accounting arts environment politics trade law
  5. 5. What career pathways are available? tourism town planning government customer service retail finance human resources teaching business / commerce marketing cultural studies economics
  6. 6. What about the teachers? <ul><li>focus on quality teaching </li></ul><ul><li>experienced and innovative teachers with professional backgrounds in law, business, sociology, economics, marketing, geography </li></ul><ul><li>assessment for learning and effective feedback: students can submit assessment tasks one week early for feedback and then resubmit </li></ul><ul><li>revision programs and tutorials prior to exams </li></ul><ul><li>ICT and online learning through Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>committed to helping you achieve your best in the 2013 HSC </li></ul>
  7. 7. BUSINESS STUDIES KEY TOPICS: nature of business, business management and planning, business operations, marketing, finance, human resources CAREERS: accountant, banking officer, business manager, economist, events manager, financial planner, human resources officer, marketing consultant, stockbroker OR FOR YOUR OWN INTEREST
  8. 8. BUSINESS STUDIES UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Accounting Bachelor of Laws TAFE TRAINING PACKAGES: Business Services Financial Services Property Services Retail Services Tourism
  9. 9. BUSINESS STUDIES <ul><li>the third most popular HSC subject in NSW </li></ul><ul><li>prepares students for the real world of business </li></ul><ul><li>encourages entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>important subject for any student who wants to open their own business in the future </li></ul><ul><li>EXCURSIONS to Tommy’s, Luna Park, IMAX Theatre, Sydney Aquarium and the Sydney CBD </li></ul>
  10. 10. ECONOMICS KEY TOPICS: consumers, business, labour markets, financial markets, economic policies, management of the Australian and international economies, role of government CAREERS: accountant, banking officer, business manager, economist, financial planner, foreign affairs officer, statistician, stockbroker OR FOR YOUR OWN INTEREST
  11. 11. ECONOMICS UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Economics Bachelor of Arts TAFE TRAINING PACKAGES: Business Services Financial Services
  12. 12. ECONOMICS <ul><li>intellectually stimulating and demanding subject </li></ul><ul><li>a ‘blue ribbon’ subject that is well-regarded by universities </li></ul><ul><li>prepares students for university in areas including economics, business and law </li></ul><ul><li>EXCURSIONS to the Reserve Bank of Australia and HSC study days </li></ul>
  13. 13. LEGAL STUDIES KEY TOPICS: legal system, international law, technology, children, women, de facto couples, family law, business law, human rights, crime CAREERS: solicitor, barrister, journalist, police officer, communications officer, political adviser, government official, paralegal, criminologist OR FOR YOUR OWN INTEREST
  14. 14. LEGAL STUDIES UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Social Sciences (Criminology) TAFE TRAINING PACKAGES: Community Services Local Government Property Services
  15. 15. LEGAL STUDIES <ul><li>explores current legal issues </li></ul><ul><li>examines the role the law plays in all our lives </li></ul><ul><li>syllabus focuses on youth issues including technology and the law </li></ul><ul><li>engaging activities including mock trials, debates, court visits and use of media items </li></ul><ul><li>EXCURSIONS to the Local Court, Supreme Court and Justice and Police Museum </li></ul>
  16. 16. SOCIETY AND CULTURE KEY TOPICS: personal and social identity, popular culture, belief systems, continuity and change, communication, equality, difference CAREERS: journalist, communications officer, sociologist, writer, film critic, teacher, events manager, political adviser, government official OR FOR YOUR OWN INTEREST
  17. 17. SOCIETY AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Social Science TAFE TRAINING PACKAGES: Entertainment Film, TV, Radio and Multimedia Museum and Library Services Screen and Media
  18. 18. SOCIETY AND CULTURE <ul><li>explores current social issues and investigates why people and societies are the way they are </li></ul><ul><li>complete a Personal Interest Project (worth 40% of the course) on a topic of your choice and complete a 2 hour HSC examination </li></ul><ul><li>develop your social and cultural literacy </li></ul><ul><li>develop your critical thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>EXCURSIONS to museums and cinemas </li></ul>
  19. 19. GEOGRAPHY KEY TOPICS: ecosystems, global challenges, biophysical interactions, urban places, population, economic activity, geographical skills and tools CAREERS: local government officer, engineer, geologist, government official, journalist, architect, horticulturalist, surveyor, park ranger, tourism operator, town planner, real estate OR FOR YOUR OWN INTEREST
  20. 20. GEOGRAPHY UNIVERSITY COURSES: Bachelor of GeoScience Bachelor of Social Science Bachelor of Natural Resources Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning TAFE TRAINING PACKAGES: Community Services Local Government Outdoor Recreation Industry Property Services Tourism
  21. 21. GEOGRAPHY <ul><li>builds on geographical skills and knowledge from Year 7-10 Geography and Science </li></ul><ul><li>explores both physical and human environments </li></ul><ul><li>examine current global and national issues including climate change and population </li></ul><ul><li>EXCURSIONS to the Sydney CBD, Homebush, Fitzroy Falls and Minnamurra Falls </li></ul>
  22. 22. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING
  23. 23. BUSINESS SERVICES (VET) KEY TOPICS: workplace communication, customer service, workplace information, OHS, sustainable work practices, using technology CAREERS: office management, small business operator, marketing consultant, occupational therapist, financial service provider
  24. 24. BUSINESS SERVICES (VET) QUALIFICATIONS: Certificate I, II, III and IV in… Advertising Legal Services Business Administration Small Business Management Occupational Health and Safety
  25. 25. RETAIL SERVICES (VET) KEY TOPICS: interacting with customers, ‘point of sale’ procedures, using technology, stock control, safe working practices, handling mail, using technology, marketing and public relations CAREERS: customer service officer, office management, small business operator, sales assistant, retail service, marketing
  26. 26. RETAIL SERVICES (VET) QUALIFICATIONS: Certificate I, II, III and IV in… Wholesale Retail Services Retail Management Visual Merchandising Community Pharmacy
  27. 27. WORK STUDIES KEY TOPICS: work and change, career planning, interview skills, workplace communication, OHS, lifestyle issues, self-employment, work placement WORK STUDIES IS RELEVANT TO ALL CAREERS
  28. 28. WORK STUDIES <ul><li>relevant to all students in all courses </li></ul><ul><li>practical and hands-on activities </li></ul><ul><li>prepares students for all types of workplaces </li></ul><ul><li>students completing a VET course (Automotive, Business Services, Construction, Hospitality, Information Technology, Retail Services) should complete this subject to learn about the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>no HSC exam : school-based assessment only </li></ul>
  29. 29. What subjects go well together? SUBJECT 1 SUBJECT 2 Legal Studies Community & Family Studies Society & Culture Community & Family Studies Society & Culture Psychology Economics Business Studies Economics Mathematics Geography Senior Science / EE Science Work Studies Retail Services Work Studies Business Services
  30. 30. How is ICT used?
  31. 31. What else should I consider? <ul><li>essay writing in most subjects </li></ul><ul><li>keeping up to date with news and current events </li></ul><ul><li>choose subjects linked to your future career : work, TAFE or university </li></ul><ul><li>choose subjects that interest you </li></ul><ul><li>look at syllabus documents on the Board of Studies website (www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au) </li></ul>
  32. 32. What happens next? <ul><li>subject selection evening </li></ul><ul><li>talk to your teachers </li></ul><ul><li>choose subjects that interest you in order to achieve your potential at Fairvale High School </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTATION ON MOODLE : </li></ul><ul><li> Social Sciences… </li></ul><ul><li> Year 10… </li></ul><ul><li> HSC Subject Selection… </li></ul>
  33. 33. You have some important decisions to make. Please talk to a teacher in the faculty if you need further information about our subjects. We hope to see you in 2012! FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Mrs Zilic Relieving Head Teacher – Social Sciences Email: ivona.zilic1@det.nsw.edu.au

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