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2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Portuguese Minor

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 The program of study for a minor in Portuguese consists of a minimum of 18 semester hours above the elementary level. The intermediate level of the language is a prerequisite to all upper level courses leading toward the minor.



·         To develop the fundamental language skills of reading, listening, speaking, and writing.

·         To acquaint students with the contributions, cultures, literatures, and histories of the Portuguese-speaking peoples

·         To provide students with the skills for a variety of careers and professions that requires a knowledge of and competency in Portuguese.


To satisfy the minor requirements, the following courses must be taken and completed with a grade of C or better: 

·         POR 2311 - Intermediate Portuguese I

·         POR 2312 - Intermediate Portuguese II

·         POR 3309 - Advanced Portuguese Conversation

·         POR 3312 - Cultures of the Portuguese-Speaking World

·         POR 3333 - Survey of Literature in Portuguese

·         POR 4301 - Advanced Portuguese Composition

Study Abroad Opportunities for Portuguese Minors

With the approval of the department and the Office of International Programs, students may also include up to 6 semester hours of credit from study abroad programs as long as these courses are taught in Portuguese and have content related to the Portuguese language or the Portuguese-speaking world.

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