Spanish and Latin American Studies

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

Spanish and Latin American Studies Introductory

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

Major

A major in the introductory pathway for 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

Minor

A minor in the introductory pathway for 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

1000-level units of study

Language
SPAN1621
Spanish Level 1
6    N SPAN1601 or SPAN1611


Students must not have undertaken any substantial prior study of Spanish.
Semester 1
SPAN1622
Spanish Level 2
6    P SPAN1601 or SPAN1611 or SPAN1621
N SPAN 1602 or SPAN 1621 or 65% or above in HSC Beginners Spanish or HSC Continuers or HSC Extension or International Baccalaureate Ab Initio Grade 6 or higher.
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%.
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.
Semester 2
Culture
SPAN2616
Citizenship in Spain and Latin America

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 2
SPAN2621
Spanish and Latin American Film Studies
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or Film Studies
Semester 2
SPAN2622
Latin American Popular Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or SPAN3001
Semester 1
SPAN2631
Cultural and Social Change in Spain
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or SPAN3001
Semester 2

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
Semester 1
SPAN3002
Spanish Level 6
6    P SPAN2613 or SPAN3001 or SPAN2602
N SPAN2614 or SPAN3602
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit 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.
SPAN3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
SPAN3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2