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Bachelor of Environments (B-ENVS) // Subject options

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First Year Course Structure :

The first year of the Bachelor of Environments will provide a foundation for these strands of the learning experience.

Core subjects: These subjects are compulsory. These subjects will introduce them to natural environmental processes and systems and the socio-cultural context in which these occur.

Environments Electives: Students can choose from this list. These subjects will introduce them to other aspects of environments, including their design, planning, production and management, from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Some of these subjects are compulsory for specific majors.

Enabling Electives: Students can choose from this list. These subjects will allow students to meet the requirements in order to achieve accreditation or to meet prerequisites for subjects within their chosen major. Some of these subjects are compulsory for specific majors.

Breadth Subjects: Students can choose from this list. Find out more about breadth subjects below.

The first year subjects, and some second year subjects can be taken by students interested in different discipline areas which can assist them in determining their major. Students will be able to interact and share their ideas to solve real-world problems; learn to work effectively in groups and appreciate the value of collaboration and different perspectives. Thus building a strong foundation for graduates to interact with a wide range of professionals from multiple disciplines.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to your major of choice to ensure you complete the necessary first year prerequisite subjects.

Level 1 Core subjects (12.5 points)

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Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENVS10012 Changing Melbourne
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Level 1 Environments & Enabling Electives ( 62.5 points)

Enabling Electives

Choose 25 points from the list below.

IMPORTANT: Please consider the major you intend to take when choosing these subjects as they may be compulsory for specific majors.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENVS10001 Natural Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10002 Reshaping Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10003 Constructing Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10004 Designing Environments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENVS10005 Governing Environments Not available in 2017 12.5
ENVS10006 Mapping Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10007 Urban Environments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ECON10003 Introductory Macroeconomics
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ECON10004 Introductory Microeconomics
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ACCT10001 Accounting Reports and Analysis
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10005 Calculus 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10006 Calculus 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10007 Linear Algebra
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST10010 Data Analysis 1
Semester 2
12.5
BLAW10001 Principles of Business Law
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM10007 Fundamentals of Chemistry
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM10003 Chemistry 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM10004 Chemistry 2
Summer Term
Semester 2
12.5
ERTH10001
ABPL10003 Visualising Environments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL10004 Global Foundations of Design
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL10006 History of Landscape Design
Semester 2
12.5
ERTH10002 Understanding Planet Earth
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG10001 Famine: The Geography of Scarcity
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10010 Property Environments Not available in 2017 12.5
ENVS10011 Productive Environments Not available in 2017 12.5

Environments Electives

Choose 37.5 points from the list below.

IMPORTANT: Please consider the major you intend to take when choosing these subjects as they may be compulsory for specific majors.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENVS10001 Natural Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10002 Reshaping Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10003 Constructing Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10004 Designing Environments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENVS10005 Governing Environments Not available in 2017 12.5
ENVS10006 Mapping Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10007 Urban Environments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL10003 Visualising Environments
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL10006 History of Landscape Design
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL10004 Global Foundations of Design
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment
Semester 1
12.5
ENVS10010 Property Environments Not available in 2017 12.5
ENVS10011 Productive Environments Not available in 2017 12.5
ENGR10005 Statics
Semester 2
12.5

Breadth Subjects (25 points)

For information on breadth subjects and for a complete listing, please see: http://breadth.unimelb.edu.au/breadth/info/index.html

Note: Please refer to your major of choice to ensure you complete the necessary breadth subjects which may be required for professional accreditation.