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Portuguese (Port)

200 |300 |400 |Graduate Courses |

See World Languages and Cultures

Courses primarily for undergraduate students

Port 101. Elementary Portuguese I. (4-1) Cr. 4. F. An introduction to the Portuguese language through the communicative approach within the context of Luso-Brazilian culture. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101-202 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available. Enrollment not open to students who have completed Port 111.

Port 102. Elementary Portuguese II. (4-1) Cr. 4. S. Prereq: 101. An introduction to the Portuguese language through the communicative approach within the context of Luso-Brazilian culture. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101-202 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available. Enrollment not open to students who have completed Port 112.

Port 111. Elementary Portuguese, Accelerated I. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Four semesters of college Spanish or the equivalent. Students with four semesters at the college level or the equivalent of another Romance language may be admitted by permission of the instructor. An introduction to the Portuguese language through the communicative approach within the context of Luso-Brazilian culture. Prepares for Port 112. Enrollment not open to students who have completed Port 101.

Port 112. Elementary Portuguese, Accelerated II. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Portuguese 111. An introduction to the Portuguese language through the communicative approach within the context of Luso-Brazilian culture. Prepares for Port 201. Enrollment not open to students who have completed Port 102.

Port 201. Intermediate Portuguese I. (4-0) Cr. 4. F. Prereq: 102 or equivalent. Intensive review of basic grammar and conversation. Practice in oral and written communication. Development of fluency with idiomatic expressions. Selected readings on culture and literature. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101-202 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Port 202. Intermediate Portuguese II. (4-0) Cr. 4. S. Prereq: 201 or equivalent. Intensive review of basic grammar and conversation. Practice in oral and written communication. Development of fluency with idiomatic expressions. Selected readings on culture and literature. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101-202 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Port 370. Luso-Brazilian Topics in English Translation. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. Study of a selected period, theme, genre, or author. Readings, discussion, and written work in English. Port 370 may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Port 490. Independent Study. Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. Prereq: 6 credits in Portuguese and permission of department chair. Designed to meet the needs of students who seek to work in areas other than those in which courses are offered, or who desire to integrate a study of literature or language with special problems in major fields. No more than 9 credits of Port 490 may be counted toward graduation.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduate students

Port 590. Special Topics in Portuguese. Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of instructor; 6 credits of 300-level Portuguese.
A. Literature or Literary Criticism
B. Linguistics
D. Language Pedagogy
E. Civilization