Spanish and Latin American Studies

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

Spanish and Latin American Studies

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

Major

A major in Spanish and Latin American Studies 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
* 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 or by completing a placement test.

Minor

A minor in Spanish and Latin American Studies 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 or by completing a placement test.

1000 level units of study

SPAN1621
Spanish Level 1
6    N SPAN1601 or SPAN1611


Students must not have undertaken any substantial prior study of Spanish.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
SPAN1622
Spanish Level 2
6    P SPAN1601 or SPAN1611 or SPAN1621
N SPAN 1602, SPAN 1621, 65% or above in HSC Beginners Spanish, HSC Continuers or HSC Extension, International Baccalaureate Ab Initio Grade 6 or higher.
Intensive February
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Language
SPAN2611
Spanish Level 3
6    P SPAN1002 or SPAN1602 or SPAN1612 or SPAN1622, or more than 65% in HSC Spanish Beginners.
N SPAN2001 or SPAN2601 or HSC Spanish Continuers Minimum Mark 70%.
Intensive July
Semester 1
SPAN2612
Spanish Level 4
6    P SPAN2611 or SPAN2601
N SPAN2002 or SPAN2602 or HSC Spanish Continuers Mark 70% or higher, IB SL 5 or above.
Intensive December
Semester 2
SPAN2613
Spanish Level 5

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P SPAN2612 or SPAN2602, or HSC Spanish Continuers Minimum 70%.
N SPAN3602, SPAN3601, SPAN3602


Prerequisites: At least 5/7 in IB 'Spanish B'
Intensive January
Semester 1
SPAN2614
Spanish Level 6

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P SPAN2613 or SPAN2602
N SPAN3601, SPAN3602
Intensive February
Semester 2
Culture
SPAN2616
Citizenship in Spain and Latin America
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 2
SPAN2621
Film and Culture in Contemporary Spain
6    P (SPAN2601 or SPAN2611) or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 2
SPAN2622
Latin American Popular Culture
6    P (SPAN2601 or SPAN2611) or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 1
SPAN2631
Cultural and Social Change in Spain
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 1
SPAN2641
Filmmaking in the Latin American Context
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or Film Studies
Semester 1
ICLS2111
Essentials of Language Learning
6    P 12 Junior credit points or 12 credit points at 1000 level in ICLS

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1

3000 level units of study

Language
SPAN3001
Spanish Level 5
6    P SPAN2612 or SPAN2602, or HSC Spanish Continuers Minimum 70%. At least 5/7 in IB 'Spanish B'.
N SPAN2613 or SPAN2614 or SPAN3601 or SPAN3602
Intensive January
Semester 1
SPAN3002
Spanish Level 6
6    P SPAN2613 or SPAN3001 or SPAN2602
N SPAN2614 or SPAN3602
Intensive February
Semester 2
SPAN3611
Spanish Level 7
6    P SPAN2614
N SPAN3601
Semester 1
SPAN3612
Spanish Level 8
6    P SPAN3611 or SPAN3601
N SPAN3602
Semester 2
SPAN3613
Spanish Level 9 (C1)
6    P SPAN3612
Semester 1
SPAN3614
Spanish Level 10 (C2)
6    P SPAN3613
Semester 2
Culture
SPAN3615
Indigenous Movements in Latin America
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Spanish and Latin American Studies major
Semester 1
SPAN3621
Latin American Film and Literature
6    P SPAN2602 or SPAN2612
N SPAN3006
Semester 2
SPAN3622
Spanish Translation
6    P SPAN3601 or SPAN2613
Semester 1
SPAN3624
Spain: A Nation of Nations?
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or European Studies
Semester 1
SPAN3625
New Latin American Geopolitics of Power
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 2
SPAN3671
The Stories of Spain: Texts and Contexts
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 2
SPAN3680
The Spanish-Speaking World
6    P (12 Senior credit points in Spanish & Latin American Studies) or (6 Senior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies and ICLS2111) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

SPAN3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
SPAN3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Spanish and Latin American Studies 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

SPAN4113
Theories and Methods: Spain and Latin America
6      Semester 1
SPAN4114
Spanish/Latin American Cultural Studies
6      Semester 2

Honours thesis units of study

SPAN4111
Spanish and Latin American Honours Thesis 1
18      Semester 1
Semester 2
SPAN4112
Spanish and Latin American Honours Thesis 2
18      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Spanish and Latin American Studies are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.