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Portuguese Courses Offered

  • Elementary Portuguese I (4) For beginners. Grammar, with reading and writing of simple Portuguese; oral and aural work stressed.
  • Elementary Portuguese II (4) Grammar, reading, and conversation continued; special emphasis on the language, literature, and life of Brazil.
  • Intermediate Portuguese (4) Grammar, reading, composition, and conversation.
  • Portuguese Freshman Seminar (3) The meaning and advantages of a Liberal Arts education in context of a specific discipline. 
    Prerequisite: first-semester standing and enrollment in the College of the Liberal Arts.
  • Special topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrowsubject that may be topical or of special interest.
  • Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
  • Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individualor small-group basis.
  • Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
  • Contemporary Brazilian Culture and Civilization (3) Review issues related to contemporary Brazilian culture, history, social and political conditions and literary and artistic trends. In English.
  • Intermediate Portuguese (3) Designed for students who have already taken PORT 001 and 002 (or have equivalent proficiency) and want to improve proficiency.
  • Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required. 
    Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor    
  • Advanced Composition and Conversation (3) Intended to strengthen the advanced student's ability to speak, read, and write in modern Brazilian Portuguese. 
    Prerequisite: PORT03
  • Brazilian Literature in English Translation (3) Selected topics in the history of Brazilian literature, supplemented by readings, discussion, and lectures on cultural or literary questions.
  • Brazilian Literature, The Colonial Era Through Romanticism (3) A survey of the major texts of Brazilian literature from its origins (1500) through its romantic period.
    Prerequisite: PORT03
  • Brazilian Literature, The Modern Era (1880 to the Present) (3) A survey of the major texts of Brazilian literature from romanticism to the present.
    Prerequisite: PORT03
  • The Brazilian Novel (3) A survey of the Brazilian novel from its origins to the present.
    Prerequisite: PORT03, PORT045
  • Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individualor small-group basis.
  • Portuguese Linguistics (3) Familiarize student with Portuguese phonology, phonetics, syntax and semantics as well as linguistic variation throughout the world.
  • Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
  • Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.