Portuguese (PORT)

PORT 1100: Elementary Portuguese I

Elementary Portuguese I is designed to give students an overview of the grammar and syntax of Portuguese. Emphasis is on oral and listening skills with some reading and writing.

Credit Hours: 6


PORT 1200: Elementary Portuguese II

Elementary Portuguese II is designed to give students an overview of the grammar and syntax of Portuguese. Emphasis is on oral and listening skills with some reading and writing.

Credit Hours: 6
Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in PORT 1100 or its equivalent


PORT 2001: Topics in Portuguese-General

Organized study of selected topics. Subject may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with consent of instructor.

Credit Hour: 1-3


PORT 2005: Topics in Portuguese-Humanities/Fine Arts

Organized study of selected topics. Subject may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with consent of instructor.

Credit Hour: 1-3


PORT 2160: Intermediate Portuguese

Review of grammar through Brazilian culture. Designed for students who have taken either PORT 1200 or PORT 4070 and wish to continue studying the language.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in PORT 1200 or equivalent


PORT 2310: Brazilian Civilization

Survey of Brazilian history, arts and culture. Open to any student interested. No knowledge of Portuguese required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: sophomore standing


PORT 3001: Topics in Portuguese-General

Organized study of selected topics. Subjects and earnable credit may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit with departmental consent.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: sophomore standing


PORT 3005: Topics in Portuguese-Humanities/Fine Arts

Organized study of selected topics. Subjects and earnable credit may vary from semester to semester. May repeated for credit with departmental consent.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: sophomore standing


PORT 3160: Advanced Portuguese Composition and Conversation

Development of more sophisticated skills of written and oral expression.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in PORT 2160


PORT 3260: Cinema for Portuguese Conversation

This course is for intermediate and advanced students of Portuguese and uses film as the basis for teaching vocabulary, strengthening oral and written skills, and presenting Brazilian culture. Graded on A-F basis only,

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in PORT 2160 or equivalent


PORT 3420: Survey of Brazilian Literature

Masterpieces of Brazilian literature in translation from its origins to present.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: sophomore standing


PORT 3875: Brazilian Cinema

(same as FILM_S 3875). An introduction to Brazilian cinema, culture and society through the study of contemporary cinematic productions. Topics include: Hollywood perceptions of Brazil; re-definitions of national identity and history, representations of race and gender.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ENGLSH 1000


PORT 3885: Twenty-First Century South American Cinema

(same as FILM_S 3885, SPAN 3885). Broad overview of the major national cinemas of the 21st century in South America. Approximately 14 feature films screened from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and other nations of the region. Instructor provides a thematic framework for films within the context of film theory, Latin American cinematic history and cultural studies. Course taught in English. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ENGLSH 1000 or ENGLSH 1000H


PORT 4070: Intensive Beginning Portuguese

Designed for rapid acquisition of a reading knowledge of Portuguese. Cannot be taken to fulfill undergraduate language requirement.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


PORT 4960: Special Readings in Portuguese

Independent study through readings, conferences, reports.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: departmental consent