This unit focuses on building skills in Civics, History, Geography and Economics. In History, you will study one depth study focusing on WWI. In Geography, you will be studying tourism and the effect of this industry on the environment and society. The study of tourism will include a fieldwork excursion. In Economics you will focus on participating in the global commercial world, enhancing skills of personal economics. In Civics students will learn about how people manage financial risks and and rewards and explore the changing nature and emaning of work.
Geography: Tourism and the natural environment
Economics: Basic economics
Work and Work Future
Anti - discrimination laws
Paid parental leave
Consumer and Financial Literacy
Activities completed in 9 Humanities further learning of historical skills, geographical skills and economic skills.
Studying Humanities leads to and array of occupations. The skills required to be successfull in Humanities (analysis of cause and effect, evaluation of sources and data, communicating ideas through the written word) are invaluable and do not tie down to one field of expertise or occupation.
In Year 10, Humanities is split into 3 subjects: History, Georgraphy, and Economics and Business. Each subject is semester-long. Students much choose at least one.
In VCE, there are several Humanities subjects to choose from:
Students will not be required to purchase a textbook however, there is a compulsory excursion where students will gather necessary fieldwork data in order to successfully meet the outcomes required of Year 9 Geography. Students studying 9 Humanities MUST attend this excursion.
Excursion, approximately $30