Portuguese Courses

PORT 101 - Elementary Portuguese I
Units: 4
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring

Communicative approach.  Recommended for students with no previous experience with Portuguese or any other Romance Language.

PORT 102 - Elementary Portuguese II
Units: 4
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring
Pre requisite(s): PORT 101 or permission from the department.

Communicative approach, emphasis on all language skills.

PORT 350 - Readings in the Literary Genres
Units: 3
Pre requisite(s): PORT 325 or permission from the department.

Introductory course in literary reading and analysis based on texts from contemporary Luso-Brazilian literature.  

PORT 350A - Portuguese for Spanish Speakers
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall

An accelerated course which emphasizes all language skills.  Prerequisites: Native fluency in Spanish or 3 years of college level courses in Spanish or permission from the department.

PORT 397/497 - Portuguese Language and Culture
Units: 6

Offered only in Fortaleza, Brazil.  Recommended: one year of Portuguese or the equivalent. Prerequisite(s): PORT 102, 305, or permission from the department.

PORT 399/499/599 - Independent Studies in Portuguese
Units: 1.00 - 4.00
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring

To be arranged on an individual basis. See the Department of Spanish and Portuguese for more information.

PORT 401/501 - Luso-Brazillian Literature- 1900
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring
Pre requisite(s): PORT 350 or permission from the department.

Overview of literary periods and introduction to the major literary figures of Portugal, Brazil and the Luso-African countries (Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Porto Principe) from the beginning of their literature to 1900.

PORT 403/503 - Contemporary Luso-Brazilian and Lusophone African Literatures: an Introduction
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Spring

Contemporary Luso-Brazilian and Lusophone African Literatures: an Introduction
Through an interdisciplinary approach, the students will be in contact with the contemporary literature produced in Brazil, Portugal and Lusophone Africa.

PORT 425 - Advanced Grammar and Writing
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring
Pre requisite(s): PORT 325 or permission from the department.

This is a composition course for students who control the basic structure of the language and need to develop control of written communication at an advanced level.

PORT 430/530 - Brazilian Civilization
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring
Pre requisite(s): PORT 350 or permission from the department.

Broad survey of Brazilian culture. Thematic examination of some of the major cultural developments. Topics include: Brazilian music, Afro-Brazilian culture, the role of women in Brazilian society, Brazilian popular culture.

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