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Arabic Language and Cultures

Introductory unit of study table (Table A)

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 20 January 2022.
View details of the changes below.

This pathway is suitable for complete beginners or students with very little language experience.

Major

A major in the introductory pathway for 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) 6 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit point of 3000-level culture units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units 

Minor

A minor in the introductory pathway for Arabic Language and Cultures requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units*
(ii) 6 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
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level culture 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.

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

1000-level units of study

Language
ARBC1611
Introductory Arabic 1A 
6    ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC1101 or ARBC1102 
ARBC1612
Introductory Arabic 1B 
6    ARBC1611 
ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC1102 or ARBC2613 or ARBC2614 or ARBC3615 or ARBC3616 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639 

2000-level units of study

Language
ARBC2613
Intermediate Arabic 2A 
6    ARBC1612 or HSC beginners 
ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC2103 or ARBC3615 or ARBC3616 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639 
ARBC2614
Intermediate Arabic 2B 
6    ARBC2613 
ARBC2104 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639 
Culture
ARBC2210
Screening the Arab World 
6    12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Languages and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies 
ARBC2211
North Africa: History Culture Society 

6    P 12 credit point at 1000 level or 2000 level or 3000 level from Arabic language and cultures
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
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
HSTY2607
Palestine, Israel and the Middle East
6 N JCTC2008 or GOVT2772
P 12 credit points at 1000-level 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 or ARBC3615

3000-level units of study

Culture
ARBC3200
Arab and Middle East Politics 

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level from any of: Arabic language and cultures or European, Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies, English, International Relations, History, Political Economy, Politics, Sociology, Media and Communication or Gender and Cultural Studies
ARBC3691
Modern Egypt: History, Culture, Society
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level or 2000 level or 3000 level in Arabic Language and Cultures
A Basic knowledge in the fields of modern Middle East history, colonial history and Islamic studies
Language
ARBC3615
Advanced Arabic 3A 
6    ARBC2614 or HSC continuers or HSC extension 
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 
ARBC3616
Advanced Arabic 3B 
6    ARBC3615 
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 

Interdisciplinary project units of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact 
6    Completion of at least 90 credit points 
FASS3333
Industry and Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
20/01/2022 ARBC2671, ARBC2681, HSTY2607 missing from:
Culture, 2000 level units of study collection
ARBC2671, ARBC2681, HSTY2607 added to:
Culture, 2000 level units of study collection
20/01/2022 ARBC3691 missing from:
Culture, 3000 level units of study collection
ARNC3691 added to:
Culture, 3000 level units of study collection