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Courses in the minor develop students’ understanding of the rich literary and cultural traditions of the Portuguese-speaking world, along with advanced written and oral language skills in Brazilian Portuguese.

The minor requires a minimum of 19 credit hours of Portuguese at the PORT 003 level and higher. At least 6 credits must be at the 400 level (including PORT 405 Advanced Conversation and Composition). Advanced courses offered at the 200, 300 and 400-level include: Race in Brazil and the United States, The Global Amazon, Masterpieces of Brazilian Literature in Translation, Imagining Brazilian Cities, and Contemporary Luso-Brazilian Cinema.

For minor advising, see Julianna Chaszar (jxc50@psu.edu).