Arabic Language and Cultures

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following units of study are no longer available in 2019:

ARBC3201 Arab Cities: Texts and Contexts
ARBC1651 Introduction to Arab Cultures
ARBC1652 Visions of Contemporary Arab Cultures

10/12/2018

The rules below are for the introductory language acquisition pathway. Please see the Subject Area for information on how to achieve the major at a higher level.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Arabic Language and Cultures

Major

A major in Arabic Language and Cultures requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Arabic Language and Cultures requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level language units
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement.

1000 level units of study

Language
ARBC1611
Introductory Arabic 1A
6    N ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC1101 or ARBC1102
Semester 1
ARBC1612
Introductory Arabic 1B
6    P ARBC1611
N ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC1102 or ARBC2613 or ARBC2614 or ARBC3615 or ARBC3616 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639
Semester 2
Culture
ARBC1651
Introduction to Arab Cultures
6    N ARIS1671
Semester 1
ARBC1652
Visions of Contemporary Arab Cultures
6    N ARIS1672
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Language
ARBC2613
Intermediate Arabic 2A
6    P ARBC1612
N ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC2103 or ARBC3615 or ARBC3616 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639
Semester 1
ARBC2614
Intermediate Arabic 2B
6    P ARBC2613
N ARBC2104 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639
Semester 2
Culture
ARBC2671
Transnational Muslim Women and Veiling
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Arab Language and Cultures, French Studies, Asian Studies, American Studies, History, Studies in Religion.
Semester 1
ARBC2680
Artistic Expressions of Arab Diasporas

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Language and Culture
Semester 1
ARBC2681
Gender and Politics in the Arab World
6    P 12 Junior credit points in any of Arabic and Islamic Studies, European Studies, English, Government, History, Political Economy, Sociology, Media and Communication, Gender Studies or Cultural Studies
Semester 2
ARBC2210
Screening the Arab World

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Languages and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2607
Palestine, Israel and the Middle East

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in History, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Language and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
N JCTC2008 or GOVT2772
Semester 1

3000 level units of study

Language
ARBC3615
Advanced Arabic 3A
6    P ARBC2614
N ARBC2105 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2315 or ARBC2316 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638
Semester 1
ARBC3616
Advanced Arabic 3B
6    P ARBC3615
N ARBC2106 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2315 or ARBC2316 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638
Semester 2
ARBC3636
Advanced Media Arabic 1

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P ARBC3616
Semester 2
ARBC3638
Advanced Media Arabic 2
6    P ARBC3636
N ARBC1101 or ARBC1102 or ARBC1611 or ARBC2316
Semester 2
Culture
ARBC3200
Arab and Middle East Politics
6    P 12 Senior credit points from any of; Arabic Language and Cultures; European, Middle Eastern, or Classical Languages or Studies; English; Government; History; Political Economy; Sociology; Media and Communication; Gender and Cultural Studies.
Semester 1
ARBC3201
Arab Cities: Texts and Contexts
6    P ARBC3616
Semester 2
ARBC3639
Readings-Arabic Literatures and Cultures
6    P ARBC3616
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

ARBC3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level in Arabic Language and Cultures
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARBC3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Arabic Language and Cultures requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours Seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours Thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

ARBC4113
Theory and Method in Arab Studies
6      Semester 1
ARBC4114
Advanced Arabic for Research
6      Semester 2

Honours thesis units of study

ARBC4111
Arabic Language and Cultures Thesis 1
18      Semester 1
Semester 2
ARBC4112
Arabic Language and Cultures Thesis 2
18      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced Coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Arabic Language and Cultures are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.