St Marys Senior High School

Mente Manuque

Telephone02 9623 8333

Emailstmaryssen-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Human society and its environment

In human society and its environment (HSIE), both subjects of history and geography are mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10. This provides a solid foundation for a the study of a range of subjects in this area in Years 11 and 12.

A large number of individual subjects make up the key learning area of HSIE in which students:

  • research, gather and analyse information
  • question and make judgements
  • write for a variety of purposes.¬†

In Year 11 and 12, students can choose from a range of HSIE courses. These include:

  • Ancient History
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History Extension
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Society and Culture
  • Studies of Religion.

At St Marys Senior High School, many of these Year 11 and Year 12 subjects are on offer. Please refer to the information sheets below which outline the details of these courses.

In Year 11 and 12, students can choose from a range of HSIE courses. These include:

Ancient History

Business Studies

Business Services (VET Curriulum Framework)

Economics

Financial Services (VET Curriculum Framework)

Geography

History Extension

Legal Studies

Modern History

Retail Services (VET Curriculum Framework)

Society and Culture

Studies of Religion I and Studies of Religion II