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Undergraduate Pacific Islands Studies

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Programme requirements

Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Pacific Islands Studies

Level Papers Points
100-level

PACI 101  Pacific Societies

One of:
ANTH 103  Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 105  Global and Local Cultures
HIST 107  New Zealand in the World from the 18th Century
MAOR 102  Māori Society
MFCO 102  Understanding Contemporary Media
PACI 102  Pacific Dance: An Introduction
PACI 103  Languages and Cultures of the Pacific: An Introduction

18

18

200-level

PACI 201 Contemporary Pacific Island Issues

ANTH 204 Pacific and New Zealand Archaeology

One of:
ANTH 205  Anthropology and the Contemporary Pacific
ANTH 206  Anthropology of Globalisation
GEOG 278  Geographies of the South Pacific
HIST 208  Pacific Islands to c. 1900
MAOR 207  Ngā Kōrero Nehe - Tribal Histories
MFCO 212  Media and Intercultural Communication
MUSI 268  Performance in Asia and the Pacific
PACI 210  Special Topic: Pacific Education

or approved Special Topic papers relevant to the Pacific Islands in ANTH, CHTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR

18

18

18

300-level

PACI 301 Gafa o Tagata Pasifika - Pacific Diaspora in New Zealand

Three of:
ANTH 327  Anthropology of Money
GEOG 378  Geographies of the South Pacific
HIST 337  Environmental History of the Pacific
INDV 307  Ancient East Polynesian Histories
MAOR 307  Te Tūtakitanga o Ngā Ao e Rua
MFCO 318  Indigenous Media
MUSI 368  Performance in Asia and the Pacific
PACI 305  Peace and Conflict in the Pacific
PACI 310  Special Topic
SOWK 303  Communities and Organisations - Analysis and Theory
SOWK 304  Kaupapa Māori, and Indigenous Approaches to Social Work
THEA 322  Theatre of Australasia

or approved Special Topic papers relevant to the Pacific Islands in ANTH, CHTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR

18

54

 

198 further points; must include 54 further points at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts

198
Total   360

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