This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
This course provides students with the opportunity to complete a major in Spanish language and Spanish and Latin American cultures while studying their primary undergraduate degree. Students acquire proficiency in the Spanish language (ranging from beginners to advanced levels). Students further develop their understanding of Spanish and Latin American cultures through optional units which explore popular culture and music, Spanish and Latin American literature and film studies, national and cultural identities, discourse analysis, cultural theory, cross-cultural and inter-cultural communication, and translations studies. The Spanish and Latin American studies program also offers study abroad opportunities for students of all levels.
Students will gain competence in their chosen language to a level equivalent to an undergraduate major, (beginners to advanced, depending on commencement level). They will also gain an understanding of social and cultural aspects of the countries from which the language comes.
This course consists of a standard 48 point major consisting of a first year sequence of 12 points and one of the following:
Students are required to complete a three-year major sequence (48 points) in Spanish and Latin American studies. For information on the units required refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/aos/arts-ug-spanish-and-latin-american-studies.html.
Diploma in Languages (Spanish)