Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2022 Bulletin

POR: Portuguese

POR 111: Elementary Portuguese I

An introduction to spoken and written Portuguese, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing with a focus on Brazilian Portuguese. Designed for students with no prior knowledge of the language. A student who has had two or more years of Portuguese in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may not take POR 111 without written permission from the supervisor of the course.

Partially fulfills: LANG

4 credits

POR 112: Elementary Portuguese II

An introduction to spoken and written Portuguese, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing, with a focus on Brazilian Portuguese.

Prerequisite: C or better in POR 111 or instructor consent

DEC:     S3
SBC:     LANG

4 credits

POR 411: Portuguese for Spanish Speakers

A one semester accelerated course in Brazilian Portuguese for students with a native of near-native command of Spanish. This course uses Spanish as a base for the study of Portuguese grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. By the end of the semester students will be prepared to read advanced materials and will have acquired a basic proficiency in speaking, writing and comprehension of standard Brazilian Portuguese. This course also functions as an introduction to Brazilian peoples and cultures.

Prerequisite: SPN 321 or permission of the department

SBC:     GLO, LANG

3 credits