- Total units 24 Units
- Specialisation code ADHS-SPEC
- Academic career Undergraduate
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 OutcomesUpon successful completion of this 4pecialization, students will be able to:
- Function effectively and confidently in Spanish in a variety of contexts at an advanced level.
- Engage in an informed debate about socio-historical, cultural, linguistic and literary aspects of the Hispanic world
- Understand and use advanced grammatical structures when expressing themselves in oral and written form.
- 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.
- Develop advanced writing skills in a variety of cultural and linguistic topics.
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:
|Intermediate Spanish II (Language and Culture)
|Advanced Spanish Topics in Language and Linguistics
|Advanced Spanish topics in Language and Culture
|Intermediate Spanish II (Language and Linguistics)
A maximum of 18 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:
|Living Hispanic Language
|CULTURA, cultura, kultura, Spanish Language and Culture Workshop 2B
|The Sounds of Spanish
|The Structure of Spanish
|History of the Spanish language. A linguistic time travel
|Language variation across the Spanish-speaking world
|Current Affairs in the Spanish-speaking World
|Music and Society in the Spanish Speaking World
A maximum of 6 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:
|Acquiring Pragmatics of a Second Language
|Translation across Languages: the translation of literary texts
|Translation across Languages: specialised material
|Language and Society in Latin America
|Language and Identity in a European Context