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Minor in Luso-Brazilian Area Studies


Students may obtain a minor in Luso-Brazilian Area Studies by completing at least 9 credits in the Portuguese language beyond Portuguese 1200, e.g. PORT 2160, PORT 3160 and PORT 3260.

An additional 6 credits may be chosen from the following list:

PORT 2310Brazilian Civilization3
PORT 3001/3005Topics in Portuguese-General1-3
PORT 3420Survey of Brazilian Literature3
PORT 3875Brazilian Cinema3
SPAN 2330Latin American Civilization3

Luso-Brazilian culture/topics emphasis courses offered by other programs/departments (e.g. Anthropology, History, Music, Political Science).

Normally 9 credits must be completed in residence at MU. However, students are permitted to count 6 credits toward the minor from an officially sanctioned semester or year-long foreign study program in Brazil or Portugal. These include the MU in Rio de Janeiro program at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica and the CIEE Universidade Nova de Lisboa program.

Additionally, course work must be completed with a grade in the C range or higher in each of the required courses and students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.