• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code ADHS-SPEC
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Advanced Hispanic Studies Specialisation

The specialisation in Hispanic studies provides students the opportunity to expand their proficiency in the Spanish language engaging with both the linguistic aspects ofthe language and the rich and varied cultural, sociological, political and historical aspects of the Spanish -speaking world.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this 4pecialization, students will be able to:
  1. Function effectively and confidently in Spanish in a variety of contexts at an advanced level.
  2. Engage in an informed debate about socio-historical, cultural, linguistic and literary aspects of the Hispanic world
  3. Understand and use advanced grammatical structures when expressing themselves in oral and written form.
  4. Develop critical skills in the formal analysis of literary texts, films and Spanish essays and/or conduct basic analyses of linguistic data based on theoretical concepts.
  5. Develop advanced writing skills in a variety of cultural and linguistic topics.
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This specialisation may only be undertaken in conjunction with the Spanish major.

This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
SPAN3012 Intermediate Spanish II (Language and Culture) 6
SPAN3031 Advanced Spanish Topics in Language and Linguistics 6
SPAN3030 Advanced Spanish topics in Language and Culture 6
SPAN3022 Intermediate Spanish II (Language and Linguistics) 6

A maximum of 18 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
SPAN2100 Living Hispanic Language 6
SPAN2102 CULTURA, cultura, kultura, Spanish Language and Culture Workshop 2B 6
SPAN2601 The Sounds of Spanish 6
SPAN2602 The Structure of Spanish 6
SPAN2603 History of the Spanish language. A linguistic time travel 6
SPAN2604 Language variation across the Spanish-speaking world 6
SPAN3100 Current Affairs in the Spanish-speaking World 6
SPAN3101 Music and Society in the Spanish Speaking World 6

A maximum of 6 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Language Studies (LANG) courses in Spanish topics

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