International Languages and Cultures (2018)

International Languages and Cultures enables students to develop a pathway in an International language; one of Chinese, Japanese, French, or Spanish. The International Languages and Cultures major consists of language acquisition papers, complemented by core culture-oriented papers, with an emphasis on issues of text and translation at 300 level.

The International Languages and Cultures major enables students to develop a pathway in one of Chinese, Japanese, French or Spanish that involves language acquisition papers complemented by culture and translation papers.

International Languages and Cultures is available as a major for the Bachelor of Arts. International Languages and Cultures may also be taken as a second major or as a minor within other undergraduate degrees, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.

Within the major in International Languages and Cultures there are four language pathways:

* Chinese * French * Japanese * Spanish

To complete a single major in International Languages and Cultures, students must gain 135 points in International Languages and Cultures, comprising one of the following pathways:

Chinese CHINE131, CHINE132, INTLC221, CHINE231, CHINE232, CHINE321, CHINE331 and a further 30 points from 300 level papers listed in the CHINE pathway.

French FRNCH131, FRNCH132, INTLC222, FRNCH231, FRNCH232, FRNCH321, FRNCH331, and a further 30 points from 300 level papers listed in the FRNCH pathway.

Japanese JAPAN131, JAPAN132, INTLC221, JAPAN231, JAPAN232, JAPAN331, JAPAN321, and a further 30 points from 300 level papers listed in the JAPAN pathway.

Spanish SPNSH131, SPNSH132, INTLC222, SPNSH231, SPNSH232, SPNSH310, SPNSH321, and a further 30 points from 300 level papers listed in the SPNSH pathway.

To complete International Languages and Cultures as part of a double major, students must gain 120 points in International Languages and Cultures, comprising one of the following pathways:

Chinese CHINE131, CHINE132, INTLC221, CHINE231, CHINE232, CHINE321, CHINE331 and a further 15 points from 300 level papers listed in the CHINE pathway.

French FRNCH131, FRNCH132, INTLC222, FRNCH231, FRNCH232, FRNCH310, FRNCH321, and a further 15 points from 300 level papers listed in the FRNCH pathway.

Japanese JAPAN131, JAPAN132, INTLC221, JAPAN231, JAPAN232, JAPAN331, JAPAN321, and a further 15 points from 300 level papers listed in the JAPAN pathway.

Spanish SPNSH131, SPNSH132, INTLC222, SPNSH231, SPNSH232, SPNSH310, SPNSH321, and a further 15 points from 300 level papers listed in the SPNSH pathway

Students may replace 15 points with one of FRNCH380, INTLC380 or INTLC381.

In order to meet prerequisites for study at 200 and 300 levels, it is recommended that students intending to major in International Languages and Cultures include INTLC101 in the first year of their programme of study.

Students with prior knowledge of the language they wish to specialise in must follow recommendations for entry points in the relevant subject or consult the relevant Programme Convenor before enrolling in language acquisition papers. Students who gain direct entry into 200-level language papers must include INTLC101 and either SSART105 or a beginners-level paper in another language offered by the university. Alternatively, with the approval of programme convenor, students may take an additional 200- or 300-level paper in their chosen language subject.

Note: Students who commenced a major in International Languages and Cultures in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.


2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 20 September 2017 4:40pm

This page has been reformatted for printing.