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.