Minor in Portuguese



A student majoring in another discipline may earn an academic minor in Portuguese. Prerequisites include a basic command of written and spoken Portuguese corresponding to the POR 3202-3233 series (or equivalent).

Out of the 18 required credits, 15 must be selected from a list of Portuguese core courses. 3 credits may be upper-division courses in second language acquisition, linguistics, culture and translation. Courses focusing on Brazil, Portugal or Lusophone Africa offered by other departments may also count. POR courses below 3400 do not count.

Suggested Courses:

POR 3400 Advanced Oral Communication3
POR 3420 Review Grammar/Writing I3
POR 3421 Review Grammar/Writing II3
POR 3440 Portuguese for Business3
POR 3500 Luso-Brazilian Culture (GL)3
POW 3284 Brazilian Short Story3
PRT 3401 Portuguese Literature in Translation3
PRT 3510 Witnessing War in Lusophone Cultures (GL)3
POW 3337 Cultural Representations of Brazilian Cities3
POW 4390 Brazilian Cinema3
POW 4391 Brazilian Cinema and Human Rights3
POW 4480 20th Century Brazilian Novel3
POW 4701 Masterworks of Brazilian Literature3

Suggested electives:

LAH 2020 Latin American Civilization3
LAH 4600 History of Brazil3
ECS 3401 The Brazilian Economy3
LIN 3013 General Linguistics3

In order to add a Minor in Portuguese, students must complete and submit this form